Fassitelli Leads J/70 Monaco Winter Series

After the success of the third edition, which last year attracted 30+ J/70 teams, the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series 2016-2017 is back. Divided into five acts scheduled once a month from October 2016 to March 2017, these regattas are designed to give experienced professional and amateur crews a chance to prepare at the highest level Continue Reading...
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Fernandez Wins Mexican J/70 Nationals / Troutman Wins Open Division

Twenty teams sailed in the J/70 Mexico National Championship held November 11-13 in Valle de Bravo, Mexico. After 10 races, American Gannon Troutman’s PIED PIPER took the Open title, edging out Julian Fernandez (MEX) by four points. Fernandez was declared the Mexican National Champion. Winning the Corinthian title on a tie-breaker was Ignacio Perez (MEX) Continue Reading...
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Hamble One Design Championship

The final half of the Hamble One Design Championship took place at the Hamble Winter Series. A total of 14 races were sailed over the two weekends, providing three discards to play with. Race officer Kathy Smalley commented, “The J/70s were all pushing it in the last race. Even the use of the U-flag didn’t Continue Reading...
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Bavarian YC Wins Deutscher Junior Sailing League Finale

For the Junior Sailing League finale in Germany, a premiere event took place in two ways: 1) the junior sailing league for Under 21 sailors was held for the first time in the northern part of Germany using the J/70 fleet; and 2) the Köhlfleet was almost unknown as a sailing center, but the organizing Continue Reading...
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