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J/70 North American Championship Launches Thursday from Rochester, New York

Eighty-one J/70 teams are assembling in Rochester, New York for the second annual J/70 North American Championship. Competitors from Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Sweden and the United States are invading the area as entrants complete the registration procedures and tune-up for the official start of competition […]

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Kieler Woche

People came to celebrate the 132nd Kieler Woche (the largest summer festival in Northern Europe), temporary home for 5,000 sailors aboard 2,000 yachts from 50 countries sailing 40 individual fleets on 11 race courses with 400 starts planned. The J/70s had an excellent turnout of a dozen boats. Only seven […]

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Aarhus SC Wins J/70 Danish Sailing League-Sonderborg

The Danish J/70 Sailing League’s second event took place in Sonderborg. Eighteen clubs and 71 sailors were blessed with better than expected conditions, testing the crews abilities to sail the J/70 in 15-25 knot winds. After the first day of racing, the two local clubs, Sailing Club Aabenraa and Sønderborg […]

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Grand Prix De L'Ecole Navale

This year’s Grand Prix De L’Ecole Navale (GPEN), sailed from May 29-June 1, was yet another well-organized and fun sailing event for the participants. L’École Navale (French Naval Academy) and their Race Committee PROs conducted excellent racing across three racing sites—the bay of Crozon-Morgat, the bay of Camaret and le […]

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J/70 Coppa Italia IV

The fourth regatta in the Coppa Italia J/70 series was just completed in the beautiful town of Scarlino in western Italy. With nine races in three fantastic days of sailing, no one could complain. The typical Westerly breezes blew a very steady 20-25 knots all weekend. Wonderful hospitality was provided […]

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