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Lots of Races at St. Pete NOOD

For the first time in its 33-year history, the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta St. Petersburg moved from its traditional February slot, and the Sunshine City showed off its spring break charm for the 120 teams competing April 2-4 to deliver the full package of wind, waves and fun in the […]

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J/70s Enjoy Invitational in Miami

Sail22 hosted a J/70 Invitational at Shake A Leg Miami on March 25-28 for 11 J/70s. Nine races were completed, and David Jannetti’s Very Odd came out on top with 25 points. Close behind were John Heaton’s Empeiria (29 points), Pamela Rose’s Rosebud (30) and Doug Newhouse’s Yonder (31). Complete […]

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Challenging SSS Corinthian Race

The Singlehanded Sailing Society of San Francisco Bay held their annual Corinthians Race with 180 competitors. Starting and finishing off Golden Gate Yacht Club, the 15.5nm course rounds Blackaller Buoy to starboard, Southampton Shoal red bell to port, Little Harding green buoy to port, Blossom Rock green bell to starboard, […]

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J/70 Rocks Three Bridge Fiasco

The annual Singlehanded Sailing Society Three Bridge Fiasco Race returned to its roots. Because of California COVID-19 guidelines, this year’s edition was open only to singlehanded competitors. With a series of storms hitting San Francisco Bay in the week prior, the forecast improved. Ultimately, sunrise dawned on Saturday, the conditions […]

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2020-21 Bacardi Winter Series #2

The second event of the 2020-21 Bacardi Winter Series was held January 22-24 in Miami, FL. The 20 J/70s were to race two days, but did not get in any racing on the final day due to a lack of wind. Topping the J/70s was Ryan McKillen by a point […]

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The 2021 J/70 World Championship & Other Major Events

The International J/70 Class Association Executive Committee has been closely monitoring the worldwide developments in the COVID-19 pandemic and is determined to continue with the planning for our major events in 2021, while recognizing that in some cases there may be public health or travel restrictions that limit participation. The […]

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Bacardi Invitational Winter Series Gets Underway

While not a perfect day of sailing on Biscayne Bay, competitors in the Bacardi Invitational Winter Series Event One finally spread their wings o Sunday, December 13. The Race Committee was committed to waiting for breeze on the water, to avoid sailors congregating at the venue. By 1:00, a light […]

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West Coast Winter Series #1 November 14-15

Day 1 of the West Coast Winter Series #1 started with good 8-9 knots of wind but fell down to less and less wind for the next two races. Race 1: This was the windiest race of the day with this slight shift to the right on the first beat. […]

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