Winning J/80 One Design Sails You Can Trust

Whether you’re racing shorthanded, under handicap, or to the sunset, your J/80 is designed to excel. Take your boat to the max by outfitting it with North Sails. With multiple cuts to choose from, you’ll find the ideal mainsail, jib, spinnaker combo for your J/80 setup. Power up with new sails from North.

J/80 NEWS

North is a unique sailmaker, built on a champion spirit. We make history by looking ahead and that’s what sets us apart from other sailmakers. We’re proud to introduce Loft… Read More

When I was about ten years old I starting racing sailboats on Cape Cod and the sound of the wind whistling overnight through the pine trees outside my bedroom would… Read More

With the help of smarttune load sensors from Cyclops Marine, North Sails One Design Expert, and J/70 World Champion Charlie Cumbley explains how the dynamic balance of upwind performance hinges… Read More

Eleven boats fought through three days of light to medium conditions at the J/80 UK Nationals on Christchurch Bay, hosted by the Royal Lymington Yacht Club. The top four finishers… Read More

North clients had great results during Sail Racing Palma Vela, winning six divisions overall and sweeping the podium in ORC 1. Palma is known as one of the best places… Read More

All sailboats have a different feel when you steer them. Some have a naturally heavy windward helm, and some have very neutral or sometimes even leeward helm. All things being… Read More

J/80 Results

2022 Victory
Dutch National Championship
Jorrit Beekman
1, 4, 5, 7*, 9, 10
2021 Victory
Hong Kong National Championship
Mark Thornburrow
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
2021 Victory
North American Championship
Will and Marie Crump
1, 2, 3*, 4, 5, 8, 10
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J/80 TUNING GUIDE

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