Articles by: J/70 INT

First Day of J/70 World Championship in La Rochelle

A lot of sun, some clouds and a good wind for the first day of J/70 World Championship in La Rochelle, France. After two days of registration and a training race Tuesday, under the sun, the competitors from 16 different nationalities left the port in the late morning to get […]

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Round Island Race

This year’s annual JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race (Cowes, Isle of Wight, England), organized by the Island Sailing Club, was blessed with gorgeous sailing conditions from dawn to dusk. With the first boats starting just after 0700 hours on Saturday morning, the massive fleet of 1,540 boats […]

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Kieler Woche

Sun, wind and waves: The first day of the 133rd Kieler Woche (Kiel, Germany) offered everything to make a sailor happy. As a result, “the first day in the office” for the sailors could be finished quickly. All planned races were done in less than three hours. “That was a […]

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J/Cup

The final day of the Landsail Tyres J/Cup in partnership with B&G was nothing short of spectacular in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England. With 20 knots, gusting 25 out of the southwest, there were thrills and spills across the 67-boat fleet. In the J/70 fleet, Geoff Carveth from Warsash, helming […]

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Denmark Sailing Champions League

After the successful inaugural Sailing Champions League regatta in Copenhagen in the fall of 2014, the Danish Sejlsportsligaen have started off their 2015 season with 36 highly motivated clubs. As a result of this enthusiasm, the Sejlsportsligaen is split into two “flights” (1 and 2) so that 18 teams can […]

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Swedish Sailing League

At the end of May, the first Swedish Sailing League (called “Allsvenskan”) started in Saltsj√∂baden. 18 clubs came to sail against each other. The weekend offered summer and sun, but very challenging conditions. The winner after 11 flights overall was the host club KSSS (the Royal Swedish YC). On Friday, […]

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Chiemsee YC Wins Segel-Bundesliga Act II-Kiel

It was a thoroughly enjoyable event for everyone during the second Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga event sailed in J/70s over the weekend of June 5-7 in Kiel, Germany. There was lots of drama and anxiety going into the last race, but in the end, it was the Chiemsee Yacht Club (CYC) team […]

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Grand Prix du Crouesty

Blessed with better than average sailing conditions over all three days of the regatta, the Yacht Club du Crouesty Arzon in France did a fantastic job of hosting their famous annual regatta: the Grand Prix du Crouesty. With such great conditions, the sailing off Port Navalo on the Baie de […]

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Fernandez Wins Copa Aaron Saenz Regatta

The basis for this event was the result of a passionate sailor who wished to bring together youth sailors from across Mexico to join other international Optimist sailors in Acapulco, a venue famous for its sailing conditions and extraordinary hospitality. That person, Aaron “El Chat” Saenz, believed in bringing together […]

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