Articles by: J/70 INT

Swiss J/70 Super League Kicks Off

The Swiss Sailing J/70 Super League started for a dozen teams on Lago Maggiore. The organizing clubs, Yacht Club Locarno (YCLO) and Friends of Sailing Brissago (FSB), selected the Yachtsport Resort Brissago as the event venue. While hoping for good weather conditions, the regatta could only manage to run seven […]

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J/70s Enjoy Tight Class Racing at RORC Vice Admirals Cup

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s annual Vice Admiral’s Cup Regatta was sailed on the Solent. The fleet was treated to a wide variety of weather conditions—cloudy to sunny, light to breezy, shifty to streaky, and, of course, current. The second day of racing delivered short, sharp races that tested sailors […]

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NRV Tops SAILING Champions League Qualifier I

Norddeutscher Regatta Verein from Germany took advantage of sensational sailing conditions in Palma de Mallorca to win the first of three qualifiers in season six of the SAILING Champions League. The top eight finishing clubs from Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Finland secured a place at the Final in […]

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ENJOY 1.0 Wins Italy J/70 Cup Ancona

The second leg of the Italian J/70 Cup Series was hosted by Marina Dorica on the Adriatic Sea on Italy’s eastern shore. Forty-five boats from 11 nations (Cyprus, Finland, Great Britain, Germany, Italy, Malta, Monaco, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Switzerland) enjoyed great sailing for the first two days of the regatta, […]

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Cold, Windy MAIOR Cup Regatta

Hosted by Kieler Yacht Club in Kiel-Schilksee, Germany, the MAIOR CUP Regatta took place from May 3-5 in cold, wet, windy sailing conditions. The one-design fleet of J/70s was participating in their first major regatta of the season. On the first day, it was cold in the Kiel Fjord, and […]

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Stormy German J/70 Sailing League Act I

The 2019 Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga started off its season in Starnberg, Germany on an Alpine mountain lake in the southern part of the country—the Starnberger See. Thirty-six sailing clubs from across the country participated in difficult sailing conditions from May 3-5, including cold, wet weather and hailstorms. Winning the first Bundesliga […]

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Mexican National Championship

In the city of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco and having the Vallarta Yacht Club as the host club, the 7th edition of the J/70 Mexico National Championship was held May 1-4. The event had participation of 22 boats from three regions of the country: Jalisco, Valle de Bravo and Cancun. The […]

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Warsash Spring Series Weekend VI Report

The Warsash Sailing Club that has been hosting their annual Helly Hansen Warsash Spring Series canceled racing on Saturday as winds gusted well into the 30+ knots range. As Sunday dawned, it was still quite windy, but it had calmed down enough for the fleet to enjoy great racing on […]

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Russian Team Dominates SPI Ouest France Regatta

The Societe Nautique de La Trinite sur Mer hosted their annual SPI Ouest France Regatta. The event was huge and, as anticipated prior to the regatta, the competition was fierce in what was predominantly a very light air regatta. The 17-boat J/70 fleet saw very competitive racing for most of […]

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Challenging Van Uden Ecco Regatta

The first major offshore regatta of the Dutch offshore sailing season took place off Stellendam, The Netherlands on the North Sea in challenging, somewhat light to medium sailing conditions. In the one-design world, the J/70 Class has grown considerably in the Netherlands. This year’s regatta saw the fleet double in […]

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