Articles by: J/70

Mustang Survival J/70 Corinthian US National Champion: Team USA1516 of Lee Sackett, Dave Kerr, Tom Sessions and Ian Moran

Team USA1516 of Lee Sackett, Dave Kerr, Tom Sessions and Ian Moran bested 31 all-amateur teams to emerge victorious at the Mustang Survival J/70 Corinthian US National Championship hosted by Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA. Seven races were completed from September 17-19, and USA1516 kept scores only in the […]

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Verve Cup Inshore Hits Chicago

The 2021 Verve Cup was hosted by Chicago Yacht Club from August 28-29 with 11 J/70s registered. Laura Sigmond’s Norboy topped the fleet over five races with 9 points. John Heaton’s Empeiria followed in second place with 12 points, and in third was Bob Willis’ Rip Rullah at 16 points […]

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Peter Duncan and Relative Obscurity Return to the Podium as J/70 World Champion at California Yacht Club

Peter Duncan’s Relative Obscurity has prevailed over 60 other teams and challenging wind conditions to capture the 2021 J/70 World Championship title at California Yacht Club, today. In a five-day series that tested the skill and patience of top-notch competitors from 11 nations, Duncan – sailing with Willem van Waay, […]

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Shifts and Shuffle as Breeze Builds at J/70 World Championship

The leaderboard shuffled as wind returned to Santa Monica Bay for Day Four of the J/70 World Championship at California Yacht Club. Peter Duncan and Relative Obscurity took the overall lead, while Laura Grondin’s Dark Energy moved into second place, with Brian Keane and Savasana just one point astern. A […]

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One and Done: At Least for Today

Light Conditions Continue at J/70 Worlds It wasn’t a gale; it wasn’t even Force 3 … but it was just enough breeze to pull off one race on Day Three of the 2021 J/70 World Championship Regatta at California Yacht Club. Brian Keane and the crew of Savasana clung to […]

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Inaugural Day of 2021 J/70 World Championship

An over-enthusiastic fleet of J/70s bolted off the line on Day One of racing at the J/70 World Championship regatta here, hosted by California Yacht Club. “You all jumped the gun by three seconds,” Principal Race Office (PRO) Mark Foster boomed over the VHF, prompting a General Recalll, and a […]

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60th Ugotta Regatta

Living up to its reputation as one of the most fun and beautiful regattas of the Great Lakes summer sailing season, the Little Traverse Yacht Club was blessed with good weather and great sailing for their annual Ugotta Regatta. Sailing took place from July 30-August 1. The 14-boat J/70 fleet […]

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