Our Race Day and Party Tent would not be complete without Veuve Clicquot! Thank you so much for your support and we can’t wait to see you there! Since 1772, Veuve Clicquot has set the champagne standard. The company started as a French champagne house based in Reims and has grown to […]

Veuve Clicquot


Internationally renowned Marine Photographer, Tim Wilkes has been documenting sailboat racing for close to twenty years. His assignments have spanned the globe and his work has been published in more than twenty countries. Tim is a seasoned professional and his commitment is evident in every project. He has established himself […]

Tim Wilkes Photography signs on as the Official Photographer!



A number of Eastport Yacht club members have expressed interest in housing out-of-town (especially foreign) teams in the homes.  Most of the members are conveniently located within walking distance of the Eastport Yacht Club.  We have space for teams with 4 – 8 people. Please contact Sharon Borland – chair@j80worlds2014.org for […]

Eastport Yacht Club members interested in housing teams


The Measurement team will be weighing a number of boats soon, so the lead up has started! The J80 class has issued a technical advisory that covers non-standard equipment that has been showing up at various regattas around the world.  Please take some time and read up on this, so […]

Worlds Measurement – more details released



Amendment #1 to the Notice of Race has been posted.  The amendment is just a technical one – it fixed the racing dates of the regatta.  The correct dates are: Sunday, September 28 – Practice Race Monday, September 29 – Racing Tuesday, September 30 – Racing Wednesday, October 1 – Racing Thursday, […]

Notice of Race Amendment #1


It is now time to reveal our official 2014 J/80 World Championship logo.  The fun logo we’ve been sporting all along, will pop up every now and again.  It’s been a great placeholder, and the merchandise with it, are now collectors items!  Many thanks to Eastport Yacht Club’s Merf Moerschel […]

Formal Logo Revealed!



After working out the mechanics with the J/80 class, the 2014 J/80 World Championship Committee is announcing the first Measurement Weekend, July 12 & 13. The worlds committee’s measurement team, overseen by a certified J/80 class measurer, will be weighing boats and doing hull and keel checks.  The weights will […]

First Measurement Weekend Scheduled!


Just a friendly reminder – we are down to just two weeks left in the discounted registration period.  Register and pay the entry fee before June 1st, and save $100! June 1st and after, the fee goes up to $850.

Just two weeks remain to get discounted registration!



On behalf of EYC the J/80 2014 Worlds Committee has pledged to become a Clean Regatta through the Sailors for the Sea’s Ocean Conservation program. We are excited to step up to help conserve the waterways that our sport is dependent upon.  Minimizing printed materials, stocking “green” supplies and non-toxic […]

Joining forces with Sailors for the Sea


The measurement team for the Worlds is rapidly getting ramped up.  We are working with the class measurer, and have set up the ability to pre-measure boats and sails.  Now, the pre-measurement won’t get you out of the gear inspection and some other inspection, but it will get you out […]

Welcome from the Measurement Team