Articles by: J70 Class

Challenging Champagne Charlie Platinum Jubilee Regatta

The Royal Southern YC Champagne Charlie Platinum Jubilee Regatta attracted sailors from far and wide to enjoy two days of racing in the Solent. Supported by Charles Heidsieck Champagne, well over 250 sailors appreciated the hospitality of the Royal Southern with its facilities on the banks of the River Hamble. […]

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TU DELFT CHALLENGE Win Dutch J/70 Championship

It was a spectacular weekend at the Allianz Regatta – Open Dutch Sailing Championship that took place off Muiden, The Netherlands. A strong field of J/70s and a cold north wind made it a wet & wild event. After three days of races, the student team of TU DELFT CHALLENGE […]

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SAGE ENGINEERS Crowned French J/70 National Champions

The 2022 French J/70 National Championship took place on the Mediterranean Sea, hosted by Union Nautique Marseillaise (UNM) off the seaport of Marseilles. A fleet of 21 teams from France, Monaco and Spain enjoyed a 10 ten-race series managed by UNM PRO Corinne Aubert. After a four-day event highlighted by […]

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Shifty German J/70 Sailing League Act I Hamburg

In challenging weather conditions, the teams of the first and second German sailing leagues met for the first regatta of the 2022 season on Alster Lake in Hamburg, Germany. The Lake Constance team from the Sailing and Motorboat Club Überlingen (SMCÜ) was able to deal best with the changeable conditions […]

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BLACK MAMBA Two-peats Gorgeous Mexican J/70 Nationals

Twenty-three J/70 teams made the trek to the famous Mexican resort on Banderas Bay, and there is no question that Mother Nature did not disappoint the sailors. With simply gorgeous sailing on the Bay, punctuated by 10 to 18 kts sea breezes, dolphins swimming and jumping around the boats, and […]

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Sunshine Racing at the North Sails May Regatta

The Royal Southern Yacht Club’s 2022 Summer Series is off and running with the North Sails May Regatta held 7-8 May on The Solent. The race management team, led by Principal Race Officer Peter Bateson and Race Officer Peter Saxton, provided 60 teams with great racing in seven different fleets. […]

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PRINCIPADO Wins J/70 San Isidro Labrador Trophy

The San Isidro Labrador Trophy Regatta took place off San Isidro, Argentina for a fleet of 16 boats. The host Club Nautico San Isidro and its RC/PRO team ran eight races; the fleet enjoyed three days of light to moderate winds from the east at 6-8 kts. In the end, […]

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SAILING RACING TEAM Wins J/70 Cup Punta Ala

Exactly one month after the first official J/70 Cup 2022, preparations were underway for a great European season in what is the most active one-design Class globally. Over the past few weeks, J/70 Italian Class has chosen new management: Federico Siragna (PP ALPHAZER), elected President, will replace Mauro Roversi (J-CURVE), […]

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VAMOS Two-peats J/70 Australian Nationals

Thanks for this story from Nic Douglas: Tim Ryan and his crew Rob Greenhalgh, Jess Grimes and Charlie Gundy on VAMOS AUS1567 successfully defended their J/70 Australian Championship over the Easter weekend. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) RC/ PRO team managed to run 14 races over the long […]

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