30th Annual J-Jamboree

J/80 East Coast Championships

2017 Local Info

On this page you'll find information on:

If you have any questions or need additional advice, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us to help plan your visit.


Maybe you'd prefer a less formal (and more fun) housing option - consider staying with a local J/80 sailor for the duration of the event! if you're interested, and we'll match you up with a local racer on a space-available basis.

A popular tourist destination, the Lakes Region offers a wide range of lodging options, from small B&B's to large resort hotels. See http://www.laconia-weirs.org for a selection.

The closest to the regatta location are:

Misty Harbor & Barefoot Beach Resort
(1-800-336-4789, http://www.mistyharbor.com/)

Fireside Inn and Suites
(1-800-458-3877, http://www.firesideinngilford.com/)

Silver Sands Motel
(1-603-293-4481, http://www.ssmotel.com/)

Belknap Point Motel
(1-800-454-2537 , http://www.bpmotel.com/)

Getting Here

Lake Winnipesaukee is just 300 miles distant from New York City and about 515 miles from Annapolis. Travel is on Interstate Highways.

For those flying in, Manchester (MHT) Airport provides jet service for several major airline carriers including Continental, Delta, Southwest, United, and US Air. Manchester is conveniently located approximately 60 miles south of the Lakes Region. Alternatively, Boston Logan International airport is located 100 miles south and offers many direct flights to locations throughout the world. Car rental and private limousines are available from both airports.

Area Map & Directions

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Last modified: 08 Jun 2017 19:53:11 EDT
Masthead photo by Al Herte, skipper J/80 97 Schatz