After a hundred years of testing the waters, the J Class will for the very first time take part in the World Championships in 2017. This is great news for all the fans and the sailors of the J class. The J Class Association is now a member of the International Maxi Association (IMA) that is recognized by World Sailing.
IMA has the permission to host annual World Championships for maxi boats. Now, since it has added the J Class Association to its fold, IMA gets the chance to host the J Class World Championship as well. (more…)