Articles by: J/70

Thirty J/70s Compete at Annapolis NOOD

For Bruce Golison (Long Beach, CA), winning the 2019 Helly Hansen Annapolis NOOD in the J/70 fleet was a small step on the road to a larger goal. “I’m 62-years-old and still looking to win my first World Championship,” said Golison. In a Class defined by boatspeed, Golison and crew […]

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Competitive Fleet at Yachting Cup

There were plenty of high-fives, handshakes and celebratory cheers back on the docks after the final day of the San Diego Yacht Club’s Yachting Cup. Jeff Janov’s J/70 Minor Threat used wins in the last two races to take the class win over Tony Collins’ FLY in a competitive seven-race […]

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Catapult Strong at Charleston Race Week

Sperry Charleston Race Week concluded April 14 in spectacular fashion with strong winds producing exciting action. Joel Ronning and his Catapult crew secured a surprisingly convincing victory in the J/70 fleet, largest of the regatta with 56 boats. Victor Diaz De Leon served as tactician on Catapult, which won six […]

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Tight Battles at J/Fest San Francisco

The annual J/Fest San Francisco, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, provided excellent race management and close racing for the fleet of one-designs that included J/70s. Over the two-day weekend, the fleet was able to get in three races per day for a total of six overall. The J/70s saw […]

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