Neckelmann Wins Day, Takes Lead at J/70 World Championship

San Francisco has a storied reputation as a world-class venue during the summer and early fall, and day two of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 World Championship, hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, did not disappoint. A marine layer and 10 knots of westerly breeze greeted racers at the docks, but by the time the Continue Reading...
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Breeze On as J/70 World Championship Gets Underway

World Championship regattas always generate high-level competition, but when you stack 68 of the world’s most popular One Design boats on San Francisco Bay in a crisp, late-September breeze, you can bet your last shackle that the competition will be ferocious. Such was the case at the start of the 2016 Alcatel J/70 World Championship, Continue Reading...
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Danish J/70 Sailing League Act IV Finale

It was an epic final battle for the Danish J/70 Sailing League title in Skovshoved, Denmark. The duel between Frederikshavn and Hellerup sailing clubs went down to the wire, with Frederikshavn winning in the end. Frederikshavn Sejlklub sailed in Skovshoved with the team of Kris Houman (skipper), Rasmus Melsen, Søren Steen and Rasmus Damsgaard. Hellerup Continue Reading...
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German J/70 Sailing League Act IV

The fight for the Deutsche Segel-Bundesliga championship continued in the city of Kiel Germany. The first division fought head-to-head for 15 races with Deutscher Touring YC winning again over a cast of 17 sailing clubs from across Germany. Their team was led by Julian Stückl, Patrick Follmann, Jonas Vogt and Luis Tarabochia. DTYC sailed strong Continue Reading...
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