Articles by: J/70 INT

New South Wales Championship

The J/70s in eastern Australia gathered together for the inaugural J/70 New South Wales State Championship from March 7-8 on stunning Sydney Harbour. The J/70 NSW States were held in conjunction with the annual Sydney Harbour Regatta run by Middle Harbour Yacht Club. With the first day of sailing on […]

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Monaco J/70 Winter Series Finale

Twenty-nine J/70s assembled to race the fifth and final act of the Monaco J/70 Winter Series. Yacht Club Monaco played host to the big fleet, and for three straight days, they enjoyed excellent sailing conditions and a total of nine races. On Friday, perfect spring-like conditions with a brisk 12-knot […]

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Herman Crowned Chilean J/70 Champion

From February 7-8, the second annual J/70 Chilean Nationals took place on Panguipulli Lake, 800 miles south of Santiago in the “lakes district” of southern Chile. The championship was sponsored by Santander Bank as a major class sponsor and Sony Xperia, and the regatta was hosted at the beautiful clubhouse […]

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31st Primo Cup – Trophee Credit Suisse

With snow on the mountains and a sunny breezy day on the coast, the Primo Cup launched by HSH Prince Albert II when he first became the Yacht Club de Monaco’s President 31 years ago, more than lived up to its reputation and charm. With 188 boats and some 1,000 […]

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Australia Day Regatta

On an uncharacteristic grey, rainy day with a shifty 10-15 knot SSE wind, the two brand new McConaghy-built J/70s—YKNOT and JAMES—sailing in a mixed fleet, finished first and third in Division 2 of the 179th Sydney Harbour Australia Day Regatta held on January 26. The regatta is proudly acclaimed as […]

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Sydney-Based J/70s Sail ASBA Nationals

Six local J/70s came together for the first time to make the largest one-design fleet in the Australian Sports Boats Association (ASBA) National Championships Regatta. Held on Sydney Harbour and hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club Australia (CYCA), famous for their Rolex Sydney-Hobart race (hosted just 12 days before), the […]

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Germans Top J/70 Monaco Act 3

The competition and participation continue to increase in the J/70 Monaco Winter Series. After a long holiday break, the J/70 sailors in Europe got back to business in the third installment of the series in Monte Carlo; an event marked by a wide range of conditions that included no wind […]

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Fantastic Finish at Key West Race Week

Most of the marquee classes at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 came down to the last day of the regatta, which delivered the toughest conditions of the week. Howling winds and rough seas challenged the competitors on Friday, forcing the top contenders to raise their game in order to […]

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A Great Day at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015

It probably wouldn’t be a late night on Duval Street for the sailors competing on Divisions 2 and 3 at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015 on Thursday. After doing three races in strong winds, there were no doubt a lot of sore muscles, aching bones and tired bodies. Not […]

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Breeze and Sunshine at Quantum Key West Race Week

Based off early morning forecasts, it appeared a lay day might be in the cards for competitors at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015. However, organizers with Premiere Racing saw a small pocket of sailable conditions and sent the fleet out to the three race courses. Division 1 completed two […]

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