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AERONAUTICA MILITARE Win Italian J/70 Sailing League

The finale of the Italian J/70 Sailing League took place in the port of Portopiccolo in Trieste, Italy on the northeastern shores of the Adriatic Sea. A dozen teams participated in the regatta in very light, very difficult conditions; only three races were sailed for each team over the three-day […]

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WSV Giesbeek Win Dutch J/70 Sailing League

In the first weekend of October, Jachtclub Veere and the Royal Dutch Sailing & Rowing Association (KNZ & RV) organized the Eredivisie Sailing 2019. In total, 17 sailing club teams competed for qualification for the SAILING Champions League 2020 on the Ilsjmeer in front of the port of Muiden. In […]

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J/70 Dutch Championship at Braassemermeer

Thanks to John den Engelsman for this report: We had a record 24 boats at our Nationals from 1-3 November in the Netherlands. Teams from four countries were competing in challenging conditions on Lake Braassem, close to Amsterdam. The Race Committee of Yacht Club Braassem did an excellent job giving […]

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JUNO Blitzes Australian J/70 Nationals

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) hosted the J/70 Australian Championship on Sydney Harbour from October 19-20. A strong shifty westerly wind blowing from the land provided tough conditions on day one, with gusts over 30 knots and a particularly challenging top mark set in a leeward bay with […]

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Beautiful Third Weekend at Hamble Winter Series

The Hamble Winter Series continued on the Solent and Southampton Water, hosted by the Hamble Sailing Club. The Hamble One-design Championship was sailed on both the Saturday and Sunday of week three. PRO Ian Bullock set up station in the vicinity of William buoy for the Saturday starts to take […]

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DAS Sailing Crowned Italian J/70 Cup Champion / L’ELAGAIN wins Finale in San Remo

The Italian J/70 Class continues to grow, as 15 nations from across Europe participated: Poland, Russia, Germany, Monaco, United Kingdom, Malta, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Ireland, Turkey, Finland, Sweden, Slovenia and France. In addition, there were teams from the USA in North America and Argentina from South America. For the 2019 […]

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Polish Open Championship

Thank you to Michał Korneszczuk for this report: The inaugural Polish Open Championship was held on September 27-29 in Sopot. It was the next step to establish J/70s in Poland, which seems to be on a good track. Yacht Club Sopot, organizing authority for the event, scheduled nine races for […]

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Hamble Winter Series Begins

The Hamble Winter Series has started on the Solent and Southampton Water, hosted by the Hamble Sailing Club. The prospects for the first day looked bleak, but then some breeze arrived from the East. For the J/70s, Marshall King in SOAK RACING was able to discard a third and count […]

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WSV Giesbeek Win Dutch J/70 League Finals

Under strongly changing circumstances, all 45 races of the Eredivisie Sailing were sailed off the coast of Muiden. Until the last races on Sunday, there were seven teams who had mathematical possibilities of making the podium. In the end, it was the youthful team from WSV Giesbeek who finally won […]

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S.V. Kreuzlingen Win Swiss J/70 League Title

The S.V. Kreuzlingen Team won the Swiss J/70 Sailing League finale in Neuchatel, Switzerland. It was sunny, windy weather all weekend long for the last regatta of the season and the 18 teams who were participating. After a solid performance in the penultimate event in Neuenberg, the S.V. Kreuzlingen (SVKr) […]

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