Articles by: J/70 INT

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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Peter Duncan and Relative Obscurity Return to the Podium as J/70 World Champion at California Yacht Club

Peter Duncan’s Relative Obscurity has prevailed over 60 other teams and challenging wind conditions to capture the 2021 J/70 World Championship title at California Yacht Club, today. In a five-day series that tested the skill and patience of top-notch competitors from 11 nations, Duncan – sailing with Willem van Waay, […]

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One and Done: At Least for Today

Light Conditions Continue at J/70 Worlds It wasn’t a gale; it wasn’t even Force 3 … but it was just enough breeze to pull off one race on Day Three of the 2021 J/70 World Championship Regatta at California Yacht Club. Brian Keane and the crew of Savasana clung to […]

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Inaugural Day of 2021 J/70 World Championship

An over-enthusiastic fleet of J/70s bolted off the line on Day One of racing at the J/70 World Championship regatta here, hosted by California Yacht Club. “You all jumped the gun by three seconds,” Principal Race Office (PRO) Mark Foster boomed over the VHF, prompting a General Recalll, and a […]

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