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J/70 Sydney Sportboat Regatta

The Australian Sports Boat Association recently hosted their Nationals in Sydney. For the growing local fleet of J/70s, it was one of their first opportunities to get everyone together and have a great time. The six-boat fleet had some schooling by local Ray Entwistle aboard JEDI. After collecting a number […]

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Germans Lead Monaco J/70 Winter Series Act II

After the success of the first edition, the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series 2014-2015 is back to liven up the waters off the Yacht Club Monaco over the winter. Divided into five Acts scheduled once a month from October 2014 to March 2015, these regattas are designed to give experienced and […]

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Young J/70 team Sweeps Cowes Week Youth Awards

In the aftermath of the famous Cowes Week, a young J/70 team comprising of brothers Jack (20) and Freddie (19) and Charlie Davies (18), joined by Tim Carter (22) and Harry Houlding (21) were crowned champions of the Aberdeen Asset Management Under 25 Trophy at Cowes Week 2014. The crew […]

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NRV Champions of J/70 Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga

After sailing 183 races over 15 racing days in five regattas, 18 sailing clubs converged from all over Germany to participate in the grand finale of the 2014 Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga series sailed in J/70s on Hamburg’s Alster Lake. As one of the co-hosts for this incredibly successful regatta, the Norddeutscher […]

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J/70 Monaco Winter Series I

This past weekend was a very summery atmosphere on the waters off Monaco. A hundred boats made a stop in the YC Monaco Marina, divided between the races in the Bay of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series and the arrival of boats sailing the Grimaldi Trophy—a coastal race between San […]

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Hamble One Design Championship

Hamble, England hosted the second of two Doyle Sails Hamble One Design Championships. Racing two days, the J/70 class enjoyed some thrilling, close racing in exciting conditions. In the White fleet, the 13-boat J/70 class was racing for a place at their 2015 J/70 World Championship. Over 10 races, it […]

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Denmark Wins SAILING Champions League

Twenty-three clubs from 14 nations competed over three days (October 17-19) off the spectacular Copenhagen city waterfront. The sailing featured incredibly tight-racing at a world-class level, boats rapidly changing positions from mark-to-mark as wind-shifts and tactics came into play on the tight 10-13 minute race course. While the premiere of […]

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Denmark wins inaugural SAILING Champions League

Twenty-three clubs from 14 nations managed three days (Oct. 17-19) packed with sailing sport on the highest level. The premiere of the SAILING Champions League ended in the rain, but the atmosphere was brilliant amongst the teams competing in J/70s. The sought-after silver bowl from Robbe & Berking stays with […]

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Swedish Master of Masters Regatta in J/70s

The London 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist in the Laser class, Rasmus Myrgren, sailed to victory in the Swedish Master of Masters Regatta with his team of Thomas Rahm, Rahm Axel and Carl Sylvan. Over the two-day event held on October 11-12, 39 teams participated (all champions of one class or […]

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Hamble Winter Series

This past weekend, the premier winter sailing event in the UK, the Garmin Hamble Winter Series got off to a good start for all fleets sailing on the Solent. The event provides challenging racing and close competition across eight Sundays from October 5-November 30. The GHWS is organized and run […]

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