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Oivind Lorentzen on Cloud Nine at J/70 North American Championship

Oivind Lorentzen’s Nine held a mere 0.7-point advantage over Joel Ronning’s Catapult heading into Saturday’s final competition at the J/70 North American Championship hosted by Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. Light winds permitted only one race, and Nine nailed it, earning a second-place finish (to Catapult’s 12th) to claim […]

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Showdown Set at J/70 North American Championship

Solid breeze continued Friday on Lake Erie, although from the South, meaning flatter water for teams vying for the 2019 J/70 North American Championship at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. Four epic races went in the books, bringing the total to nine, heading into the final day of competition […]

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Beautiful Opening Day of J/70 North American Championship

Postcard conditions on Lake Erie greeted teams for the first day of the J/70 North American Championship at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. A south breeze from 12-16 knots and gusts in the 20s equaled perfect planing opportunities. Adding in sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s, everyone relished […]

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VSW Dominating German J/70 Sailing League

One month before the season finale for the 18 sailing clubs in the German Sailing Bundesliga, the favorites were in top form in the penultimate round in Kiel, Germany from September 13-15. The six-event series started in Starnberg, and then went to Konstanz, Travemunde, Berlin and Kiel in succession. The […]

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Brando Seglare 1 Lead Finnish J/70 Sailing League

The Finnish J/70 Sailing League sailed their first of three events in Espoo, Finland for the 12 sailing clubs from across the Scandinavian nations. The regatta was blessed with a cross-section of weather, challenging the sailors from light to breezy conditions. In the end, it was Brando Seglare 1’s consistent […]

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KSSS Crowned Swedish Sailing League Champions

For the 18 Swedish sailing clubs that participated in the 2019 Allsvenskan (Swedish J/70 Sailing League), there was no question the outcome of the four-event series (Strängnäs, Malmo, Örnsköldsvik, Vasteras) was nowhere near predictable. Winning the first two regattas was SFS Hunnebo. However, a 13th place in the Örnsköldsvik event […]

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