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Warsash Spring Series IV

164 boats racing and over 60 races were laid on the water over the opening weekend (April 18-19) of the Brooks Macdonald Crewsaver Spring Championship and the Warsash Spring Series in England. Saturday saw 22 knots of wind that started in the NE and gradually swung to the SE and […]

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Battle @ Lindauer

The first major regatta for J/70s sailing on Lake Constance (Lindauer, Germany) took place this past week. Teams from all three countries that surround the lake were participating (Switzerland in the south, Germany in the north and Austria in the east). The event was called “The Battle @ Lindauer,” and […]

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SPI Ouest France

The first day began with 15 knots of southwest breezes on a rainy, drizzly cloudy day, but the sun and the wind soon arrived in Quiberon Bay. The weather could not have turned out better for the 37th SPI Ouest France Intermarche Regatta over the Easter holiday weekend. Many of […]

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Alcatel OneTouch Italian Trophy Italian Championship

The J/70 Alcatel OneTouch Italian Trophy Italian Championship kicked off in fine style in Monaco where the first of five acts took place, the others being scheduled for Sanremo, Cervia and Lake Garda. Twenty-eight teams were out on the water at the instigation of Italian J/70 Class President, Vittorio di […]

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Warsash Spring #2

March 22 was a day that had the race team on their toes and competitors sailing backwards for the second weekend of the Brooks MacDonald Warsash Spring Series (England). The wind shifted from the forecast ENE, died and came back, and the big spring tides raced through the Solent—all making […]

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International WesMex Regatta

International WesMex Regatta 2015 was held March 20-22 at Vallarta Yacht Club in Vallarta, Mexico. Two hundred forty-five entrants competed in the Optimist, Laser Radial, Laser, RS:X, Techno 293, Club 420 and J/70. Now in its tenth year, the event was a qualifier for the Mexican Sailing Team to represent […]

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New South Wales Championship

The J/70s in eastern Australia gathered together for the inaugural J/70 New South Wales State Championship from March 7-8 on stunning Sydney Harbour. The J/70 NSW States were held in conjunction with the annual Sydney Harbour Regatta run by Middle Harbour Yacht Club. With the first day of sailing on […]

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Monaco J/70 Winter Series Finale

Twenty-nine J/70s assembled to race the fifth and final act of the Monaco J/70 Winter Series. Yacht Club Monaco played host to the big fleet, and for three straight days, they enjoyed excellent sailing conditions and a total of nine races. On Friday, perfect spring-like conditions with a brisk 12-knot […]

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Herman Crowned Chilean J/70 Champion

From February 7-8, the second annual J/70 Chilean Nationals took place on Panguipulli Lake, 800 miles south of Santiago in the “lakes district” of southern Chile. The championship was sponsored by Santander Bank as a major class sponsor and Sony Xperia, and the regatta was hosted at the beautiful clubhouse […]

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31st Primo Cup – Trophee Credit Suisse

With snow on the mountains and a sunny breezy day on the coast, the Primo Cup launched by HSH Prince Albert II when he first became the Yacht Club de Monaco’s President 31 years ago, more than lived up to its reputation and charm. With 188 boats and some 1,000 […]

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