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VAMOS Two-peats J/70 Australian Nationals

Thanks for this story from Nic Douglas: Tim Ryan and his crew Rob Greenhalgh, Jess Grimes and Charlie Gundy on VAMOS AUS1567 successfully defended their J/70 Australian Championship over the Easter weekend. The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) RC/ PRO team managed to run 14 races over the long […]

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SPI OUEST France Regatta

Over Easter weekend, La Trinité sur Mer had over 2,000 sailors meet for the Le Spi Ouest-France Banque Populaire Grand Ouest Regatta. The weather saw beautiful conditions all weekend on Quiberon Bay. The 18-boat J/70 fleet saw a Spanish team prevail, with Luis Martin Cabiedes’ NOTICIA taking honors with seven […]

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Spring Opener for J/70s in Hamburg

Dream conditions at the spring regatta in Hamburg were a nice reward for the long wait for the season. Gusts of over 25 knots provided plenty of sunshine and plenty of action on Alster Lake. A passionate field of 19 boats sailed on the gorgeous lake in the middle of […]

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PRINCIPADO Tops Regatta Copa PIMMS

On the third weekend of March, the Argentinean J/70 Class sailed one of its pre-eminent regattas of the year, the Regatta Copa PIMMS on the waters of the Rio de la Plata. Sailing just north of Buenos Aires, the Club Nautico Olivos hosted the 19-boat fleet for a long weekend […]

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ZAPPY-J Leads J/70 France Series

The French J/70 Series is underway, and the fleet was treated to spectacular weather in Marseilles, France but just a little bit more wind than anyone bargained. The Massilia Cup was hosted by CNTL Marseille Vieux Port from April 1-3. While Friday dawned with brilliant sunny skies, the winds were […]

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VAMOS Crowned J/70 Victorian State Champs

Thanks for this writeup from Andy McIntyre: Seven Victorian crews were joined by Australia’s number 1 & 2 ranked teams from New South Wales to contest the first ever J/70 Victorian State Championship at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron (BYS) over the Victorian Labor Day long weekend March 12-14. The host club’s […]

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Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta

The weather front that was expected to sweep through Biscayne Bay after racing on Saturday, March 12 arrived early with the strong wind forcing racing to be cancelled for all classes at 0900 hours on the final day of the Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta. Superb winds for the preceding days […]

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POLICY STATEMENT CONCERNING THE SITUATION IN UKRAINE

MARCH 2, 2022 (Ruskin, Florida, USA) — The International J/70 Class Association today announced that it has agreed to follow the recommendation of World Sailing and the International Olympic Committee that Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials not be invited to or participate in international competitions. Accordingly, the Class will […]

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