Articles by: J/70

J/70s Warm Up for Worlds at Cal Cup

California Yacht Club hosted the Cal Cup in Marina del Rey, CA from June 25-27 for 31 J/70s warming-up for the August World Championship at the same venue. Over eight races, Ryan McKillen’s Surge gained the victory with 30 points. Following were Joel Ronning’s Catapult (33 points) and Brian Keane’s […]

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Anacortes Race Week

The reincarnation of the old Whidbey Island Race Week took in the Pacific Northwest with six races over the three days. Winning the J/70 fleet was Christina Wolfe’s MOSSY with a scoreline of two bullets and four seconds for 10 points total. Second went to Chris White’s CLOAK & DAGGER, […]

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J/70 Great Lakes Championship

The J/70 Great Lakes Championship was sailed on June 18-20 as part of Cleveland Race Week One Design weekend out of Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. Thirteen teams competed representing Illinois, Michigan, New York and Ohio. Everyone was happy to be back sailing in a regatta after these many […]

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Corinthians Top J/70s at Chicago NOOD

The Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Chicago on June 11-13 was the largest regatta hosted on Lake Michigan since the pandemic began. Ten J/70s participated in six races, half of which were won by Corinthian Martin Johnsson’s Aquaholiks who took the victory with 10 points. Fellow Corinthian Bob Willis’ Rip Rullah […]

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Fun Eastport One-Design Classic

The season opening regatta for Eastport Yacht Club in Annapolis, MD is their annual Eastport One-Design Classic. With 10 boats, the J/70s had close racing between the top two. After two races, Roger Link’s OSPREY and Peter Firey’s PHOENIX both won races and were separated by one point. However, in […]

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29 J/70s Compete at Cal Race Week

Twenty-nine J/70s tuned up for the upcoming World Championship at California Yacht Club during the first weekend of June at Cal Race Week. After recently winning the 2021 North American Championship, Peter Duncan’s Relative Obscurity stayed hot in Marina del Ray, topping the fleet. The American YC-based skipper won three […]

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‘Pen Segal’ Rocks American YC Spring Regatta

The 2021 American Yacht Club Spring Regatta, hosted by American Yacht Club in Rye, NY, took place April 24-25 & April 30-May 2. Three J/70s completed 12 races over the two-weekend Series. Jean Marc Papin’s Pen Segal came out on top with 12 points, including 10 bullets. Benjamin Hunt followed […]

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Charleston Race Week 25th Anniversary

While many regattas around the world are still getting canceled because of coronavirus, Charleston Race Week pressed forward with its 25th anniversary celebration. It came one year late since the 2020 edition was canceled due to the developing pandemic last April. Mass vaccinations combined with a decrease in positive cases […]

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