SUR II Crowned J/70 Chilean Champion

Over the last three years, Chile’s development of the J/70 in South America is 27 boats. And with the advent of a South American builder in Argentina, the fleet expects to grow significantly larger. The 2017 Chilean J/70 Championship, which took place from February 10-12, was sailed on Lago Panguipulli hosted by Club Nautico Panguipulli, Continue Reading...
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PRIMO CUP XXXIII

The Primo Cup–Trophée Credit Suisse regatta was hosted by the YC Monaco in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The tempo for this year’s event was set on the first day for the fleet of 50 J/70s. From day one, the Brazilian team from YC Rio de Janeiro on MANDACHUVA, skippered by Mario Soerensen Garcia with Mauricio Santa Continue Reading...
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Key West Race Week

The 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week saw the seven racing classes complete races as scheduled. The week started with a windy and wavy southeasterly that faded over the course of four days before swinging around to a light southerly for Friday’s conclusion. Many sailors felt the conditions were “typical of Key West Race Continue Reading...
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Quantum Key West Race Week Day 4

Two races were held Thursday at Key West Race Week in light winds between 6-9 knots from the southeast. These were held after a harbor postponement that was signaled to allow the light northeasterly wind to shift around to the forecasted southeasterly. In the J/70 Class, Tim Healy’s (Jamestown, RI) New England Ropes overtook rival Continue Reading...
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Key West Race Week Day 3

Day 3 at the 30th anniversary Quantum Key West Race Week (Mount Gay Rum Day) saw a softening of the breeze on the racecourse. After a windy and wavy start to the regatta, Wednesday’s conditions were far more manageable, as the wind ranged anywhere from a high of 10-13 knots before dying away to 7-9. Continue Reading...
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