Articles by: J/70 INT

7th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series Act III

It took one small point to clinch victory, as Act 3 of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series went down to the wire from 16-19 January. Organized by the Yacht Club de Monaco, in collaboration with clothing supplier SLAM, at the instigation of Valentin Zavadnikov, these monthly regattas have for the […]

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NEW WAVE Wins J/70 Chilean Nationals

Twenty-six teams participated in Algarrobo, Chile for the 2020 J/70 Chilean National Championship, hosted by Cofradía Náutica del Pacífico. Many also participated in the training program provided by the Doyle Sails team, including J/70 World Champion Jud Smith. Sailors were treated to a fairly typical cross-section of wind and wave […]

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Russian J/70 Winter Series Continues

The third stage of the Russian J/70 Sailing League Winter Series has been completed in Sochi, Russia. Over the two days of sailing, sailors enjoyed a total of nine races. Yug Sport FSBI played host to the teams from Moscow, St. Petersburg and Tuapse. The PRO managed to run six […]

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Claudia Rossi Wins South American Championship on a Tiebreaker

Thanks to Pedro Garra for this report: Great expectation had been building for the fourth edition of the J/70 South American Championship. Thirty-two crews from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay were to compete against Claudia and Alberto Rossi’s World’s top crews from Italy in the most numerous Championship since the […]

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Ainslie Wins J/70 Frostbite Challenge

Henri-Lloyd’s new Chairman Hans Eckerström wanted to put the new 2020 Henri-Lloyd range to the test. The Swedish investor and sailor decided to enter two J/70 teams in the J/70 Frostbite Challenge at Marstrand and have Henri-Lloyd as title sponsor of the event. The eight races held over a weekend […]

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Act 2 – Seventh Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

The Mediterranean winter lived up to its reputation with sunshine, blue skies and a steady breeze topping out at 13 knots finally filling in for the 230-plus sailors to enjoy four back-to-back races on a flat sea in ideal conditions. A fleet of 38 J/70s were out on the water […]

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Awesome Vaeterchen Frost Regatta

Over a three-day weekend, the Hamburger Segel Club in Hamburg, Germany hosted their annual fall regatta on the beautiful Alster Lake. The 2019 edition had near record entries, and the racing was extremely competitive. Winning the 17-boat J/70 fleet was Gordon Nickel’s GER 3 team, posting a 4-1-2-1 for 4 […]

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Great Start to Seventh Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

Act 1 of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series got this season of monthly regattas off to a cracking start, with the level of participants higher than ever. Changeable weather over the three days of racing tested the wind-reading skills of the best tacticians and muscles of all in the rougher […]

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