Entries by PJ

Jeanneau Leader 46 Review in Motor Boat & Yachting

Europe’s premier motorboating magazine published a 6-page review of the Leader 46 in the September issue, of a boat where J&J Design contributed the naval architecture. It is a front page article by Jack Haines, undertitled An open and shut case for France’s brilliant new sports star. Leader 46 is the top of Jeanneau’s Leader […]

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo

On Tuesday, June 21st,  Japec Jakopin of J&J Design and Christoph Ballin of Torqeedo delivered a keynote presentation at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo in Amsterdam, entitled “What does it take to make electric/hybrid boats mainstream?” The following key elements of hybrid diesel-electric propulsion were emphasized: two sailing modes: slow and fast new hull […]

Aquila 44 Catamaran Review in Multihull World

The July/August issue of the Australian Multihull World, Power & Sail brings an 11-page review of the Aquila 44, designed by J&J. It is the front page article THE CAT WITH PLENTY OF PURRR, by Kevin Green. The review boat was an enhanced version for the Australian market with extras such as fire suppression systems, […]

POWER & MOTORYACHT Report on Designs on the Future

In the June 2016 volume of the POWER & MOTORYACHT, the leading US marine magazine for powerboats over 25 feet, Jason Y. Wood published a 4-page article on what new “big things are coming in the world of yacht design”. He brought forward the ideas of 8 industry’s foremost minds who will lead the future […]

Bavaria Match Wins the 2016 HH Skagen Race

Bavaria Match sailing boats won the tough HH Skagen Race in both categories, double handed and fully crewed. The race took place from May 4 to 6 on a 110 Nm stretch across the Skagerrak strait, from Åsgårdstrand, Norway to Skagen, Denmark. Ludvig Daae with his mate Einar Plahte Astrup finished first after a near-perfect […]

First Test of the Sunbeam 22.1

Published in the new volume (12, May 25, 2016) of Die Yacht, Europe’s largest sailing magazine and titled SUNBEAM 22.1: The New Small Cruiser in Comparison of Generations. Yacht’s Fridtjof Gunkel compared the new yacht to its ancestor of the same length, Sunbeam 22 (launched in 1969, over 1.200 sold). The 22.1, introduced in March […]

Greenline Builder SVP Introduced Greenline 36 Hybrid Yacht

SVP Yachts has unveiled an addition to the Greenline Hybrid series – the all-new 12 metre two-cabin Greenline 36 Hybrid yacht, the first of the 5th generation from a renowned and best selling class, designed and engineered by J&J Design. The 36 improves on its siblings in almost every aspect, from boarding the boat to […]

Bavaria Testing the New R40 Motoryacht

Bavaria Yachtbau has started testing their latest motorboat – the 12 metre flybridge R 40 yacht, the first of the new R line. Her performance (37 knots with twin Volvo D6 370s), ease of handling and seaworthiness in all conditions are coupled to two comfortable cabins and expansive social area on the upper deck. The […]

Leader 46 Awarded Again

After great market introduction in 2015 and the Nautic Design Award in France in the same year Jeanneau Leader 46 was awarded again. She became Slovenian Boat of the Year in the category powerboats 10 to 18 meters.The styling of the Leader 46 was provided by Garroni and the naval architecture was designed by J&J […]

J&J Design Team Building Sailing Week

The J&J Design team has spent the week around May Day sailing in the Kornati islands along Dalmatian coast. With 31 people on 5 boats the event was a success in every way. With all-around weather, fair and strong winds, with great energy and a lot of good spirit this is definitely an event to […]