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Ainslie Wins J/70 Frostbite Challenge

Henri-Lloyd’s new Chairman Hans Eckerström wanted to put the new 2020 Henri-Lloyd range to the test. The Swedish investor and sailor decided to enter two J/70 teams in the J/70 Frostbite Challenge at Marstrand and have Henri-Lloyd as title sponsor of the event. The eight races held over a weekend […]

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Act 2 – Seventh Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

The Mediterranean winter lived up to its reputation with sunshine, blue skies and a steady breeze topping out at 13 knots finally filling in for the 230-plus sailors to enjoy four back-to-back races on a flat sea in ideal conditions. A fleet of 38 J/70s were out on the water […]

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Awesome Vaeterchen Frost Regatta

Over a three-day weekend, the Hamburger Segel Club in Hamburg, Germany hosted their annual fall regatta on the beautiful Alster Lake. The 2019 edition had near record entries, and the racing was extremely competitive. Winning the 17-boat J/70 fleet was Gordon Nickel’s GER 3 team, posting a 4-1-2-1 for 4 […]

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Great Start to Seventh Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series

Act 1 of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series got this season of monthly regattas off to a cracking start, with the level of participants higher than ever. Changeable weather over the three days of racing tested the wind-reading skills of the best tacticians and muscles of all in the rougher […]

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ZID ART SAILING Win J/70 Sevastopol International Cup

The inaugural Sevastopol J/70 International Cup was sailed in October. The regatta was held in conjunction with the Sevastopol Sailing Week festival. Eighteen teams from Russia, Serbia and Ireland participated in the first open international regatta in Sevastopol. Some of the leading teams included B-TEAM (Russia, Artem Basalkin), M-SAILING–CSKA (Russia, […]

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AHKMAT TEAM Wins Russian J/70 National Championship

Two-dozen teams from across Russia assembled in Sochi to sail the 2019 Russian J/70 National Championship. The Sochi Grand Marina by Burevestnik Group hosted the three-day event. After a 10-race, two discards series, it was Alexander Bozhko and his crew on AKHMAT who were crowned as the Russian J/70 National […]

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Berlin Wins First German J/70 Sailing League Title

At the end of an outstanding season of sailing, the Verein Seglerhaus am Wannsee (VSaW) from Berlin was crowned the German champion of sailing clubs. The runner-up was secured by the Wassersport-Verein Hemelingen (WVH). Then, the defending Champion from the Hamburg, the Norddeutscher Regatta Verein (NRV), was third. In the […]

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Danish J/70 WoW Regatta Promotes Women’s Sailing

After a great WoW (Women On Water) success in 2018, all sails were set for the second annual edition in 2019. The event was extended to 21 teams; this year WoW teams came from Portugal, Germany and Sweden to race on the Danish J/70 Sailing League boats. Host for the […]

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