Classic J-Class Racing Up Close

Classic J-Class Racing Up Close
Today we link to a very cool video filmed aboard the J-Class Shamrock V as she races against a fleet of seven other J’s, the first time they have all raced together. Toby Hodges from Yachting World is the host aboard. One comment was that to get a true perspective of the size of this yachts, 20sec into the video focus on the guy in front of the jib on K6, he looks so tiny.

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Gem

Gem

GEM
The above photo of Gem comes to us from Brian Cuthbert via Baden Pascoe.
Very few boats live up to their name but this one does – for a work boat Gem is very pretty. Anyone able to tell us who designed / built her?
Also what’s the large boat behind her and who built her?
SOME SERIOUS EYE CANDY
Check out this youtube video of the 130’ J-Class Endeavour in full flight – amazing footage of one of the world’s coolest classics – enjoy.