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J/70s Return to Championship Racing

The J/70 Class returned to Continental Championship racing for the first time since 2019, as the North American Championship got underway in Annapolis, Maryland USA. Fifty-nine teams took to the Chesapeake Bay in winds between 6-8 knots, and completed three races. 2017 J/70 World Champion Peter Duncan on Relative Obscurity […]

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Magnificent May at the Royal Southern

The Royal Southern Yacht Club May Regatta, supported by Doyle Sails, was the first big open event of the year for the prestigious yacht club located on the Hamble River. Seventy-two teams enjoyed thrilling racing in The Solent with seven classes racing on two racecourses. The first day was cancelled […]

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NEGRONI Tops Regatta San Isidro Labrador

One of the most important regattas on the Argentinean J/70 regatta calendar is the San Isidro Labrador Trophy hosted by Club Nautico San Isidro along the Rio de La Plata. Twenty-eight boats registered to participate in the event—a record turnout for any J/70 regatta in Argentina. Over the course of […]

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J/70 Cup 2021 – The result is Jenial: Massimo Rama wins the first leg of J/70 Cup 2021, and Aniene Young triumphs among the Corinthians

The first stage of the J/70 Cup 2021 concluded with four active tests, organized by the J/70 Italian Class with the support of the Navy of Nettuno and Yacht Club Nettuno. To determine the early end of the event, the sea state which, following a thorough inspection by the organizing […]

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J/70 UK Grand Slam Series: Calypso by a Point

23 teams competed in Round One of the J/70 UK Grand Slam Series organized by the Warsash Sailing Club as part of the Warsash Spring Championship 2021. Calascione & Peters racing Calypso took the first victory in the seven-event series, scoring three wins out of seven races held in brisk […]

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VAMOS Crowned J/70 Australian Champions

The Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron on the southern isthmus of Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne hosted the 2021 Australian J/70 National Championship. Here is the report from Nickie Douglass: With two strong days of racing down in the 2021 J/70 Australian Championship, the weather served up testing conditions for the racing […]

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Argentine J/70 Class Report

Not even the pandemic was going to diminish the enthusiasm the Argentinean J/70 fleet had for getting themselves organized and out on the water. Traditionally, the fleet starts their season off Buenos Aires. Between Yacht Club Argentino’s facility on the city waterfront, to Mar de La Plata Yacht Club and […]

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2021 J/70 European Championship Postponed to August

The KDY Organizing Committee and the International J/70 Class Association had a meeting to go through all options for making the 2021 J/70 European Championship a success. The restrictions and regulations on how to adapt to the Corona situation would most likely make sailing possible, but there will be restrictions […]

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