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Fifteen J/70s Enjoy Väter¬chen Frost Regatta

The Hamburger Segel-Club in Germany hosted the Väter¬chen Frost Regatta for a fleet including 15 J/70s on the Alster Lake in front of the Hamburg city waterfront. Klaus Brinkbäumer, winner of the J/70 fleet, had this to say about their experience: “Father Frost Regatta is becoming Father Late Summer. It […]

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2018 J/70 UK Grand Slam Champion is DSP

Doug Struth & Geoff Carveth’s DSP is the 2018 J/70 UK Grand Slam Champion, scoring the best result in both the Corinthian and Open Divisions for the season. The total score for the nine-regatta championship was calculated by the best five results, including the J/70 UK Nationals which was non-discardable. […]

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Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series Off to a Good Start

They arrived in mass for Act 1 (8-11 November) of the 6th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series, with 40 boats in three classes including the J/70. Organized by the Yacht Club de Monaco in collaboration with technical clothing supplier SLAM from October to April, this first meeting served up some lovely […]

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M.NIL Club Wins Inaugural Swiss J/70 Women’s Cup

The newly-created Swiss Sailing League Women’s Cup was hosted by the National Youth Spot Center Tenero and the YC Locarno on Lago Maggiore, Switzerland. The 15 women’s teams from across Switzerland enjoyed a total of 18 races over the two days of racing in highly variable wind and weather conditions. […]

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NRV Crowned German J/70 Sailing League Champions

The Norddeutscher Regatta Verein (NRV) from Hamburg were crowned as Champions for the 2018 German J/70 Sailing League for the fourth time. After their title wins in 2013, 2014 and 2017, the Hamburg team defended their Championship title. “The event here in Hamburg, as well as the whole season, was […]

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YC Bielersee Tops Swiss Youth J/70 League

Twenty-one Swiss sailing clubs sailed their first ever Swiss Sailing League Youth Cup on Lago Maggiore. The host was the Locarno Yacht Club together with the Tenero National Youth Sport Center (CST). The teams sailed with a crew of five teenagers on the matched fleet of J/70s. With southerly winds […]

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Windy, Wet, Cold Hamble Winter Series Week 2

Rain and plenty of wind from the North had competitors digging out the layers and the waterproofs at the second week of the Hamble Winter Series in England. Saturday saw the start of the Hamble One Design Championship for the J/70 fleet. The forecasts during the week promised average wind […]

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Bayerischer YC Tops German J/70 Youth League

The Yacht-Club Lister hosted the finale for the German J/70 Youth League on the Biggesee in Attendorn, Germany for 22 teams from across the country. Winning the finale was Flensburger SC, but winning the overall youth J/70 league series was Bayerischer YC 2 team. Going into the final regatta, it […]

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SVBG Win Italian Youth J/70 Sailing League

This year, the Italian Championship for Club Under 19 was supported by BarcolanaFun and Siram by Veolia. The local host and organizer of the event in Trieste, Italy was the S.V. Barcola and Grignano, and the principal sponsor was Banca Aletti. For the 18 crews who participated, the event started […]

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