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Big Finale Expected for J/70 World Championship

The penultimate day of the Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship was blessed with beautiful conditions in Tor Bay.With the breeze coming from the land once again, shifts and puffs of breeze made for tricky conditions with snakes and ladders right across the race course. Three windward/leeward races were held […]

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Zurich Segelclub Tops Swiss J/70 Women’s Cup

The 2019 edition of the Swiss Sailing Women’s Cup enjoyed two glorious days of sailing with a south wind in the 5-10 knots range. It was a great atmosphere on the lake for the 15 teams from all four corners of Switzerland. In total, 20 races were sailed. Saturday started […]

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Big Wednesday at J/70 World Championship

20 knots of breeze piping in from the north created full-on battle conditions for the 20-nation fleet on day three of the Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship. For the third consecutive day, the Open and Corinthian leaders have changed, with teams from nine nations occupying the top 10 places. […]

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Catapult Ballistic on Day One of J/70 World Championship

The Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship kicked off Monday, September 2 with three races in Torbay UK. Big wind shifts and changes in wind speed tested the 78 teams competing, as well as the Race Management team led by Stuart Childerley. In the Open Class, Joel Ronning (USA) racing […]

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Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat are 2019 J/70 UK National Champions

Paul Ward’s Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat is the 2019 J/70 UK National Champion. King and Wilson’s Soak Racing is the Corinthian UK National Champion. Michael Goldfarb’s Warcanoe from Seattle (USA) was the top team out of all the 35 international teams competing. Calascione & Ripard’s Calypso (MLT) was third for […]

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J/70 UK Class National Championship Day Two

The second day of the J/70 UK National Championship was one to keep your head out of the boat. After a delay ashore, a sea breeze materialized producing super-light conditions for the international fleet. Avoiding the wind holes and tuning into the breeze direction as it slowly shifted south were […]

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J/70 UK National Championship Day One

Caribbean style conditions on the first day of the J/70 UK National Championship had the J/70 fleet grinning form ear to ear, after three highly competitive races in the beautiful surrounding of Torbay, nicknamed Torbados by the J/70 fleet. Calascione & Ripard’s Calypso was the top performing boat racing for […]

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Australians Crowned J/70 SAILING Champions League Winner

Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron turned on the afterburners in a thrilling four-boat showdown to win the SAILING Champions League 2019 on the lake of St. Moritz (15-18 August). The crew from Sydney were the only non-European team among 24 clubs representing 10 nations, and now the trophy flies out of […]

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