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 for some frustrating racing. White Continue Reading...
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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 the country in various international Continue Reading...
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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 Saturday starting off with a Continue Reading...
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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 south-westerly and sunshine at the Continue Reading...
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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 on the Puyumen Peninsula (the Continue Reading...
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