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 on the Puyumen Peninsula (the Continue Reading...
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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 sailors over the two weekends, Continue Reading...
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Australia Day Regatta

On an uncharacteristic grey, rainy day with a shifty 10-15 knot SSE wind, the two brand new McConaghy-built J/70s—YKNOT and JAMES—sailing in a mixed fleet, finished first and third in Division 2 of the 179th Sydney Harbour Australia Day Regatta held on January 26. The regatta is proudly acclaimed as the oldest continuously-conducted annual sailing Continue Reading...
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Sydney-Based J/70s Sail ASBA Nationals

Six local J/70s came together for the first time to make the largest one-design fleet in the Australian Sports Boats Association (ASBA) National Championships Regatta. Held on Sydney Harbour and hosted by the Cruising Yacht Club Australia (CYCA), famous for their Rolex Sydney-Hobart race (hosted just 12 days before), the ASBA Nationals consisted of a Continue Reading...
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Germans Top J/70 Monaco Act 3

The competition and participation continue to increase in the J/70 Monaco Winter Series. After a long holiday break, the J/70 sailors in Europe got back to business in the third installment of the series in Monte Carlo; an event marked by a wide range of conditions that included no wind to lots of wind and Continue Reading...
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