USA-26 One Life J/99

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Way back in 1985, I ended up on a recreational volleyball team at Western Washington University in fall ...

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First Singlehanded Race with Flying Sails

I raced Dragonfly (my prior boat, a 1969 Columbia 26 Mk II) singlehanded last season, but always in ...

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Cruisin’ for the Weekend

One of the big appeals of the J/99 is its competence for both racing and cruising. She’s no ...

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Busy racing week

Since I didn’t start writing this until Thursday, I’m sure I will forget some details. It was a ...

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Third Time is the Charm

One of my favorite outings when I was learning to sail was going out with Gary Peterson on ...

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Orcas!

We were taking a practice run down around Blakely Rocks on Saturday when April cried out… Kelly got ...

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Rogue 3 Buoy Fiasco

Bloggers note: This post was finished three weeks ago, only waiting for YouTube to finish processing the video. ...

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Finally, all the sails

It was just about two years ago I first laid eyes on J/Boats’ design brief for the J/99. ...

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First singlehand

The fact the J/99 could be raced and crusied was an attractive part of the design brief to ...

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First cruise, first doublehanded sail

This past weekend, just prior to our Governor’s Stay at Home order, we decided to do some physical ...

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