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KSSS Repeats as Swedish Sailing League Champion

With consistent sailing of an experienced crew, the KSSS Team (Royal Swedish YC) took home the Allsvenskan gold racing in their fleet of matched J/70s. A second place in the last regatta of the series in Västerås was enough for their fifth gold in six years. Sailing for KSSS was […]

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Land Union September Regatta

The Land Union September Regatta, organized by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, concluded on Sunday 20th September. In the J/70 fleet, Jonnie Goodwin’s RYS team was the winner. In second place was Simon Patterson’s Standfast and Kai – Uwe Hollweg’s Boysterous was third. “What a fantastic weekend it has been; […]

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139th Kiel Week

In its 139th year, Kiel Week focused on its roots again. From 5 to 13 September, the sport of sailing moved into the center of attention. It was an extraordinary atmosphere at one of the largest sailing events in the world—and in 2020, almost the only one. Teams enjoyed sailing […]

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Jeepster & Brutus win at the J/70 UK Nationals

The J/70 UK Class boast reigning World Champions in both the Open and Corinthian Classes. However, a dramatic end to racing at the 2020 J/70 UK National Championships, resulted in two new National Champions. Spectacular conditions on the final day were used to the full by the Royal Southern YC […]

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J/70 Segel Bundesliga: First Regatta Successful

Like their fellow J/70 sailing leagues across Europe, it has been difficult to conduct any regatta due to the restrictions placed at multiple levels of regulations. However, Germany’s various agencies finally permitted the Deutsche Segel-bundesliga to host their first event of the season on the Wansee Lake for 36 sailing […]

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J/70 Cup 2020 Underway

At Fraglia Vela Malcesine, the first event of the J/70 Cup 2020 September 4-6 ended with the success of Mauro Roversi’s J-Curve. After eight races, on the podium we had also with the Italian team Luca Domenici’s Notaro Team, winner of the Garmin Cup, and Alessandro Molla’s Viva. Check out […]

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Landsail Tyres J-Cup 21st Birthday Celebration

By invitation of Key Yachting, the 2020 Landsail Tyres J-Cup celebrated the 21st birthday of the annual regatta exclusively for J/Boats. Whilst the regatta was somewhat different this year, the spirit of the J/Boats family was as strong as ever. Hosted for the first time by the Royal Ocean Racing […]

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Bewitched at Royal Torbay Regatta

Organized by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club, the Torbay Royal Regatta is normally a three-day festival of competitive racing over the August bank holiday weekend. Given the circumstances this year, there were doubts about any event at all, but when restrictions were eased at the end of July, Sailing Secretary […]

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Swedish J/70 Sailing League Season Premiere

The series of four competitions sailed on the fleet of 12 J/70s that were to start this past spring has been reduced to two competition weekends, where the first was decided in Örnsköldsvik from August 14-16. Sweden’s best racing clubs are vying for the Championship title in the two competitions […]

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