NEWPORT, R.I. (December 09, 2015) – The Premiere Sailing League USA, structured after the enormously successful sailing leagues pioneered in Germany and Denmark (www.segelbundesliga.de; www.sejlsportsligaen.dk), announced today that special-edition J/70s and J/88s will be used for the series. The event starts with District Qualification Regattas using J/70s and moves on to the National Finals to be sailed in J/88s. The Premiere Sailing League boat editions are 100% made in the USA, starting with their design by J/Boats (Newport, R.I.); spars by Hall Spars & Rigging (Bristol, R.I.); hardware by HARKEN (Pewaukee, Wisc.); lines by New England Ropes (Fall River, Mass.); and hull and sail graphics by Mac Designs (Newport, R.I.)
Special “Made in the USA” editions of the J/70 and J/88 will be used in the Premiere Sailing League series.