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J/Fest Southwest

The 12th Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta was hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX from October 2-3. Seven J/70s were on hand and got in three races. Jay Lutz’s Al’s Baby topped the fleet with 4 points. Scott Spurlin’s YOLO! was two points back in the runner-up spot, and […]

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American Yacht Club Fall Regatta

The 2021 American Yacht Club Fall Regatta was hosted by American Yacht Club in Rye, NY on September 25-26 and October 2-3. Three J/70s were on hand for the eight-race series. Winning all races to tally just 7 net points was Jean Marc Papin’s Pen Segel. Gibbons Sinclair’s Half Mine […]

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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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