Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series Act IV

The suspense is over. The penultimate Act of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series, monthly regattas organized from October to March by the Yacht Club de Monaco in collaboration with technical clothing supplier SLAM, has just ended for the J/70s. Nearly 150 boats representing seven nations have been on the start. Dreams of a podium finish Continue Reading...
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J/70 Monaco 2K Team Race Report

Nine teams went to Monaco for the 2K Tour grand finale. The 2K Tour comprises seven events in England, Italy, Sweden, Germany and The Netherlands. Targeted at young sailors aged 20-25 from major yacht clubs, this is a team race two-against-two format with races every 15 minutes and no spinnakers allowed. This is the second Continue Reading...
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VOLVO Wins J/70 Chile Nationals

In the third week of December 2017, the Cofradía Náutica del Pacífico hosted the J/70 Chilean Nationals off Algarrobo, Chile. The fleet of 14 boats was blessed with great conditions all weekend, with sunny skies and 8-12 knots on the first day and a much windier, sunny day on Sunday with 14-20 knots. An enormous Continue Reading...
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Barcelona Winter Series Act III Report

The third Act of the Real Club Náutico de Barcelona Winter Series saw good winds, sun, and three races. The racing took place in a shifty, northerly breeze blowing 10-17 knots with occasional gusts over 20+ knots. The offshore breeze made racing difficult to stay at the front of the pack as boats from behind Continue Reading...
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Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series Act 3

Some 50 entrants and 150 sailors from nine nationalities were out again in force for Act III of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series, organized once a month by the Yacht Club de Monaco from October to March, in collaboration with technical clothing supplier SLAM, an initiative of Valentin Zavadnikov. Valeria Kovalenko (Art Tube) won the Continue Reading...
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