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Despontin Wins J/70 South Atlantic Circuit

Eighteen teams participated in the 2021 South Atlantic Circuit Championship, sponsored by GALICIA EMINENT, from January 15-31, spread out over three weekends. Host for the event was the Yacht Club Argentino, with racing taking place on the waters of the Rio de La Plata. Despite best efforts by the YC […]

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J/70 Monaco Winter Series Continues

The final day of the J/70 Monaco Winter Series started under a a cloudy dark sky and ended after three very tight races under a sunny blue sky. Wind was in the 10-15 knots range from the 220-240 degree sector. Congratulations to the 23 teams and to the Yacht Club […]

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The 2021 J/70 World Championship & Other Major Events

The International J/70 Class Association Executive Committee has been closely monitoring the worldwide developments in the COVID-19 pandemic and is determined to continue with the planning for our major events in 2021, while recognizing that in some cases there may be public health or travel restrictions that limit participation. The […]

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Twenty Two Teams at Mexican J/70 Nationals

Over a four-day regatta, the Mexican J/70 Class held their 2020 National Championship in Valle de Bravo for a fleet of 22 teams. Host for the event was the Club de Vela La Peña Valle de Bravo. After a nine-race series, the American team on PIED PIPER, led by skipper […]

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Norddeutscher Regatta Verein Dominates German J/70 DSL Cup

Just one week after winning the championship of sailing clubs, the North German Regatta Club (NRV) also won the German Sailing League Cup DSL Cup in its home waters on Alster Lake in downtown Hamburg. With a 21-point lead over the second-placed Württemberg Yacht Club and the Flensburger Segel-Club in […]

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AT SLEEP J REPEAT Wins U.K. J/70 One-Design Championship

The J/70 Class had a cracking weekend of racing at their U.K. J/70 One-Design Championship, organized by the Hamble River Sailing Club. Beautiful winter conditions with a solid northwesterly breeze produced some electric action for the J/70 UK Class competing in Round 4 of the J/70 UK Grand Slam Series. […]

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NOTICIA Dominates Villalia J/70 Open de Espana

The Real Club Nautico de Vigo hosted this year’s edition of the Villalia Open de Espana for a fleet of 18 boats. It was an intense three days of sailing with a wide variety of conditions. Teams came from all across Spain: Valencia, Andalusia, Madrid, Palma in the Canary Islands, […]

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AKHMAT Crowned Russia J/70 National Champions

An 18-boat J/70 fleet from across Russia gathered together at the Pirogovo Yacht Club on the Klyazma River immediately north of Moscow for a four-day weekend of racing. With nearly perfect fall weather, the PYC PRO managed to run 15 races. The first day dawned sunny and warm with a […]

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NOTARO Team Triumphant at Italian J/70 Cup

The Italian J/70 Cup series adapted as quickly as possible to the pandemic. The second stage of the 2020 Italian J/70 Cup series was conducted on the Lago di Garda, hosted by the Fraglia Vela Malcesine. Thirty crews participated in this event. Day One: The Peler wind, which remained strong […]

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