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J/70 Midwinter Championship

60 J/70s have descended upon Key West for the Midwinter Championship in conjunction with Key West Race Week. Teams have gathered from across the USA, Canada, Bermuda and Great Britain for five days of competition. Tim Healy is back to defend his Midwinter title, as are runner-up Brian Keane and third […]

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J/70 Expands to Asia/Pacific Rim

J/Boats announced that McConaghy Boats has been named the J/70 builder for the Asian and Pacific Rim markets. This is following the recent news of the J/70 receiving International Class status from the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). Nearly 500 boats are already sailing in 20+ countries within 20 months of […]

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FLOJITO Y COOPERANDO Wins Mexican Nationals

After many months waiting for the first J/70s to arrive in Valle de Bravo, a total of 13 J/70s participated in their first major regatta—J/70 Nacionales de Mexico—on the famous Valle de Bravo lake. Amongst the fleet were several notable teams, including Ignacio and Alvaro Perez who brought their boats […]

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J/70 Winter Racing

2014 Caribbean Racing for J/70 Winter Racing Are you looking for warm water and hot racing? Now’s the time to plan to ship your J-70 from Florida in time to race the St. Thomas International Regatta, March 28-30, followed by the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, March 28- April […]

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J/70 Awarded ISAF Status

At the recent annual meeting of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) in Oman, the ISAF board approved the J/70 as one of their newest ISAF classes. The designation becomes official upon the signing of the standard class agreement in the coming weeks. In less than 18 months after launching, the […]

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Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga Sailing Series

The inaugural J/70 Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga sailing series was held in five locations across Germany this past summer. The exciting conclusion of the series occurred in Berlin’s Wansee, and in the end, the 18 sailing clubs/yacht clubs and hundreds of sailors who participated from across Germany were all the real winners. […]

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Inaugural J/70 North American Championship Launches Thursday

Ninety teams have descended upon Annapolis, MD for the first-ever J/70 North American Championship. This inaugural event is title-sponsored by Hillman Focused Advantage Fund and hosted by the Annapolis Yacht Club and J/70 Fleet #1. Competitors from the USA, Bermuda, Canada and Mexico have invaded the area over recent days […]

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