GUNTER Leading Barcelona J/70 Winter Series

The leader of the Barcelona J/70 Winter Series is a top Dragon sailor in Europe—Javier Scherk, who chartered NOTICIAS and renamed it after all his boats GUNTER. After their first day of sailing, they had posted a 1-2 to be the leader of the fleet, followed by Luís Albert Solana’s PATAKIN in second place. Winds Continue Reading...
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Non-stop Racing for Act II in Monaco

There was no down-time for the 150 sailors competing in Act II of the 5th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series, organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco in partnership with SLAM. Eight races were run in 10-12 knot south-south-westerlies for the 27 J/70s over three days. It was down to the wire for the top three Continue Reading...
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J/70 French Nationals

Thanks to Vianney Vautier for this report: Sixteen J/70s were racing in the beautiful location of Hendaye for the French Nationals. The regatta, hosted by the Yacht Club D’Hendaye (YCH), was a first for the French fleet. Among the competitors were 13 French crews, three Spanish boats and one Italian. For the records, we will Continue Reading...
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