Articles by: J/70 INT

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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Cloudy, Drizzly Round the Island Race

The weather may not have delivered, but for many of the 7,000 sailors who headed out for the 90th anniversary of the Island Sailing Club’s Round the Island Race, this was a big day out in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England. The forecast for overcast skies and light winds were […]

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