Articles by: J/70 INT

Kiel Week

Almost 3,000 sailors from 23 nations came with more than 900 dinghies and keelboats, sea-going yachts and windsurfing boards to 21 competitions of the nine-day Kieler Woche 2021. As the other J/70 positions were still being fought out on the course, the Hamburg winner Claas Lehmann was already “marching into […]

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New European Champion Crowned in Copenhagen, Denmark

It has been a European Championship blessed with exceptional weather and four days of world class racing in Copenhagen, Denmark. Seventeen nations competed for the title of European Champion, but there can only be one winner – and this time that winner came from Spain. José María Torcida Seghers sailed […]

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J/70s Sweep ORC Sportboat Europeans

At this year’s ORC Sportboat European Championship hosted in Istanbul, Turkey, there were 27 entries that raced together while being scored both overall and in two separate classes that define ORC Sportboat Class A and Class B. Saruhan Cinay skippering his Turkish team on HSSK’s J/70 NIMBUS scored 21.0 points […]

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Another Exceptional Day at the J/70 Europeans in Denmark

Day two at the J/70 European Championship offered just as amazing sailing conditions as the previous day: smooth waters and a stable Northerly breeze of 6-8 knots. The final three qualifying races were conducted on both the Northerly and Southern courses in full view from Skovshoved Harbour, Copenhagen. Thursday, the […]

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Beautiful Opening Day of J/70 Europeans in Denmark

Hard to ask for better conditions as the Royal Danish Yacht Club kicks off the 2021 J7/0 European Championship in Copenhagen, Denmark. Clear skies, sun and Northwesterly breeze of 5-8 knots delivered near perfect conditions for the 98 boats competing for the European title. Today’s three qualifier races were fully […]

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KSSS Leads Swedish J/70 Sailing League Series

The second event in the Allsvenskan Sailing (Swedish J/70 Sailing League) was conducted off the seaside town of Örnsköldsvik. There were 14 flights for the 18 teams. Then, the six best clubs competed in the finale in a double point race to determine the overall winner. In the end, there […]

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J/70s Enjoy Rio de La Plata Vela Fest

Club Veleros Barlovento and Club Nautico Albatross were co-hosts of the fifth edition of an Argentinean winter classic: the Rio de la Plata Vela Fest. The two-day event was host to a fleet of 14 enthusiastic J/70s. After a six-race series, it was Javier Conte’s ARG 1441 BACHAJO that posted […]

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