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J/70 North American Championship Day Two: Perfecto

Banderas Bay continued to deliver epic wind conditions starting at 12-14 knots and building up to 20 at times for three more races Thursday, bringing the total to six at the 2024 J/70 North American Championship. Twenty-six teams enjoyed a second day with a beautiful seabreeze at the Championship hosted […]

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Triskell Wins J/70 Massilia Cup

The J/70 Massilia Cup Inshore took place from April 12-14 in Lacydon, France near Marseilles. Nearly 70 boats, including eight J/70s, took part in this third stage of the J/70 Coupe de France. Only three races were held over the weekend regatta due to erratic winds, bordering mostly on the […]

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10 Years of Growth and International Success: J/70 Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

With nearly 1,900 hulls built and National Class Associations in 25 countries, the J/70 is the largest modern sport keelboat fleet in the world. The International Class Association has released a commemorative video to celebrate its growth, accomplishments and popularity since becoming a World Sailing recognized International Class in 2014. […]

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Harding Wins BYS Women’s Sportsboat Regatta

Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron’s Laura Harding clinched the 2024 BYS Women’s Sportsboat Regatta during a whirlwind trip back to her home club in Australia. Eight teams from across Australia sailed 18 races on a fleet of six one-design J/70s. After finishing fifth overall at the 49erFX World Championship earlier in the […]

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Solyd Property Developers/SailCascais wins 6th Stage of the Cascais J/70 Winter Series and takes full Winter Series

The current J/70 European Champions, Solyd Property Developers/SailCascais, of Vasco Serpa, Paulo Manso, Bernardo Plantier and Diogo Pinto, from Cascais topped the table in the 6th stage of the J/70 Cascais Winter Series to take also the full Cascais J/70 Winter Series title. After two bullets, and a less happy […]

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Bob Johnstone Awarded US Sailing’s Herreshoff Trophy

Robert L. Johnstone, lll has been named the 2023 recipient of the Nathanael G. Herreshoff Trophy, US Sailing’s most prestigious annual award, going to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the sport of sailing in this country in any associated activity. Presentation of the Trophy is planned […]

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40th Primo Cup-Trophee UBS Concludes in Style

With stiff 8-18 knot breezes, the 40th Primo Cup-Trophee UBS, organised by Yacht Club de Monaco, proved a tense one design contest for the 400 crew and 10 nations competing in J/70, Smeralda 888, Longtze Premier and Cape 31. Around 50 J/70s turned out with Monaco sailors confirming their domination […]

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