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Magnificent Land Union September Regatta Organized by the Royal Southern Yacht Club 24-25

The Royal Southern Yacht Club Summer Series came to a spectacular conclusion with the Land Union September Regatta held 24-25 September. The final regatta of the four-event series was blessed with magnificent racing, superb shoreside entertainment and outstanding prizes, including a holiday with flights, superb accommodation and entry to the […]

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2022 J/70 North American Champion: Jud Smith’s Ten

The J/70 North American Championship was hosted by Port Credit Yacht Club in Mississauga, ON Canada over the weekend. Conditions went from wild to weak over the eight races. Jud Smith’s Ten bested 22 other teams to earn the title with crew Marc Gauthier, Carlos Robles and Patrick Wilson (19 […]

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NEVERLESS Wins J/70 German Championship

On Lake Zwenkau near Leipzig in eastern Germany, the Regattaclub Zwenkau and the Deutscher Segler-Verband hosted the 2022 J/70 German Championship over a three-day weekend for a fleet of 34 boats. With weather ranging from zero to 20 knots+ from the north/northwest, the RC/PRO teams managed to run a total […]

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APROTEC Ville de Geneve Crowned J/70 Swiss Champions

The 2022 J/70 Swiss Championship took place on Lake Constance near Kreuzlingen, Switzerland in August. Thirty-four teams enjoyed the regatta organized and hosted by the Yacht Club Kreuzlingen. Addition to Switzerland, there were 11 teams from Germany and 2 from Austria. The fleet was treated to mostly easterly breezes as […]

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Van Avermaete Tops J/70 Vela Fest Quilla

One of the more popular winter regattas north of Buenos Aires, Argentina is the Vela Fest Quilla hosted by the Barlovento Sail Club and the Club Nautico Albatros, with sailing taking place on the Rio de la Plata. Despite the often difficult weather conditions for the first weekend, the regatta […]

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J/70 Class Introduces the Corinthian World Cup

J/70 Italian Class and Fraglia Vela Riva have been chosen by the International J/70 Class as organizers of the J/70 Corinthian World Cup’s first edition. Scheduled between June 1st and 4th 2023, the event will be reserved for all Corinthian crews and will award the top teams with some spot […]

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Breeze On at J/70 European Championship

Conditions became sporty on day four of the J/70 European Championship in Hyeres France as winds rose from 16-22 knots. Increasing gusts approaching 30 knots allowed a single race on this penultimate day. Jonathan Calascione’s Calypso (GBR) placed fourth in that contest to ascend to the top of the leaderboard […]

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J/70 European Championship Day Three: Magnifique!

Spectacular conditions allowed three races for the middle day of the J/70 European Championship in Hyeres France. Winds began at an average of 8 knots, but came on beautifully during the second contest, ending around 17 knots. Six races are complete, with the discard now in effect. Richard Witzel’s Rowdy […]

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