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J/80 Fleet 1

 

Lake Winnipesaukee is home to one of the original J/80 fleets. The J/80 is a fast, fun, 26-foot sportboat, usually sailed with a crew of 4.

 

We race every Thursday evening at 6pm in the Spring and Summer Series and 5:30pm in the Fall Series.  The season last from mid-May to mid-October, on Lake Winnipesaukee in Gilford, New Hampshire.

We're an active and growing fleet - many Thurday nights we see about 15 boats on the starting line! With this many boats, there's almost always room for visiting crew - just get in touch with our Fleet Captain and let us know you're looking for a ride!

2023 J/80 Fleet 1 Racing Season

REGISTRATION and RESULTS

Register for the J/80 Fleet 1 2022 racing season online and pay by credit card or bank transfer via PayPal (note that you do not need to be a PayPal member to pay this way!)

 

Spring Series results and registration:  Click Here

 

Summer Series results and registration:  Click Here

 

Fall Series results and registration:   Click Here

OCTOBER 4 - 8, 2023

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Reg and Results

FLEET DOCUMENTS

2023

Notice of Race

2023

Sailing Instructions

CREWING OPPORTUNITIES

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We often have skippers looking for crew members - either long term or in a pinch.  Please click below to register your interest in crewing, or to see a list of available crew.

 

2023 LWSA Schedule of Events

 

The full schedule of 2023 activities at the LWSA is attached below in PDF form for viewing and printing including;

PHRF races, J80 Fleet One Races and WYC Races as well as volunteer days.

LWSA 2023 Schedule

Fleet 1 Mailing List & Info

We maintain a mailing list and enthusiast group for anyone interested in J/80 activities and news - sign up here.

J/80 Fleet 1 - Fleet Captain:  Catherine McLaughlin

email:  cat@lwsa.org

More J/80 information is available from J/Boats , the J/80 North American Class Association, and the J/80 International Class Association, or on the North American Class Association Facebook page.

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Dave Perry Webinar Series

Recordings

Below is the link to the three webinar sessions that were held in April/May, 2021.

Please note that the recordings are intended for the private use of the LWSA sailors, and are not to be posted on YouTube, facebook or other major social media platforms.

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1FdoWY719hoEQG2ZqZz6bQPHVfK1BSwkh?usp=sharing

J/80 News and Updates

LWSA Victory in Annapolis ! - May, 2017

Our very own More Gostosa (skipper Conor Hayes and crew Kevin Hayes, Graham Philpot and cousin Dan) came from behind with 3 bullets and won the J/80 Class at Annapolis NOOD AND won the reggata OVERALL !! Giving them a trip to the finals in BVI in October !! 

 

See the full article and video interview of Conor at the link below:

 

http://www.sailingworld.com/helly-hansen-nood-regatta-annapolis-final-recap

Other archive season documents of interest:

 

Previous J-Jamboree, NH, Northeast and North American Championships

For 2021, the J-Jamboree is being hosted on Lake Winnipesaukee as the Northeast Championships during September 17-19, 2021.  

J-Jam 2021 Results  

The granddaddy of them all, 2019 J-Jamboree, (32nd annual) in September 2019 on Lake Winnipesaukee constituted the J/80 North American Championship. This event had great weather and was a super fun social program. 

Archive page for the Grand Masters events hosted on Winnipesaukee in 2016, click here. or the 2018 Grand Masters event June 1-3, 2018, click here

Prior Fleet 1 Seasons

2022 J Jamboree & State Championship Results

2022 Spring Results

2022 Summer Results

2022 Fall Results

J/80 Notice Board 2019

Notice of Race 2021

Sailing instructions 2019

2019 Spring Results

2019 Summer Results

2019 Fall Results

2017 J/80 Fleet 1 Roster

2017 J/80 Fleet 1 Results and Current Standings

 J/80 Fleet 1 Archived Results for past seasons

 Scoring Explained

J80 Race Results
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