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Holland Jachtbouw built J Class Yachts RAINBOW and ATHOS to compete in St Barths Bucket

March 22, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Built by the prestigious Dutch shipyard Holland Jachtbouw, both superyacht Rainbow as well as mega yacht Athos will be competing in the upcoming St Barths Bucket Regatta. ... read full story

St Barths Bucket 2013: Racing changes

March 08, 2013

Written by Zuzana Bednarova


In order to enhance fair racing as well as safe sailing, the St Barths Bucket organizers have announced some racing changes. This year's regatta will also represent the first gathering of five or more J class yachts since 1937. ... read full story

Registrations for the 17th Superyacht Cup Palma now open

October 10, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Taking place from June 19th to 22nd, the 2013 Superyacht Cup Palma will be attended by such beautiful J Class yachts as charter yacht Range, Velsheda, Rainbow, as well as Lionheart, in addition to megayacht Athos and Firefly. ... read full story

Claasen Shipyard donates trophies for the J-Class Regattas

September 24, 2012

Written by Chelsea Smith

Two historic trophies have been donated by Claasen Shipyards to the J-Class association for presentation to the winners of J-Class Regattas. The annual series for these trophies will be based on regattas agreed by the J-Class association each year. This year it has been based on the overall scores from the Solent Regatta (won by... ... read full story

Hoek designed luxury yacht LIONHEART wins the historic Kings Hundred Guinea Cup

July 27, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The legendary Kings Hundred Guinea Cup went to the Claasen Jachtbouw built and Andre Hoek designed superyacht Lionheart, participating in this year's J Class Regatta in the Solent. This splendid vessel competed along with other beautiful J Class yachts, including Velsheda superyacht, charter yacht Ranger as well as luxury yacht Rainbow. ... read full story

Secretary of the J Class Association retires

July 25, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Having worked as Secretery of the J Class Association for the last 12 years, David Pitman now retires. He helped develop, construct and launch four J Class yachts, including charter yacht Ranger in 2002, luxury yacht Hanuman in 2009, Lionheart superyacht in 2010 as well as superyacht Rainbow in 2012. ... read full story

2012 J Class Solent Regatta: Day 3 – The overall winner becomes Velsheda superyacht

July 20, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

The overall winner of this year's J Class Regatta in the Solent has become the luxury sailing yacht Velsheda, followed by charter yacht Ranger, superyacht Lionheart and luxury yacht Rainbow, respectively. ... read full story

MedAire teams up with J Class Association for UK regattas

June 01, 2012

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Well prepared for transfer to any emergency, the paramedic of MedAire will be aboard a support RIB during this summer's UK J Class regattas to provide an immediate help. ... read full story

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