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Weak Winds at Bacardi Winter Series #2

After a big blow in the Bacardi Winter Series Event One in December, light air skills were tested at Event Number Two on January 25-26 in Miami, FL. With 25 teams in the J/70 fleet, six races were completed in very light northerly and northeasterly breezes. Oivind Lorentzen and his […]

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Jack Franco’s 3 Ball JT Wins Second Weekend of Davis Island J/70 Winter Series / Brian Keane’s Savasana Leads Series

Fifty-three J/70 teams savored spectacular conditions on Tampa Bay for the middle part of the 2019-2020 J/70 Winter Series at Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida. Jack Franco’s 3 Ball JT, with crew Bill Hardesty, Alec Anderson and Rob Lindley, ruled the six races, posting five bullets and an […]

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Bacardi Invitational Winter Series in Miami Weekend 1

The wind machine from Saturday shut off, and sailors went out to the racecourse under motor for the second day of the Bacardi Invitational Winter Series in Miami weekend one. Carol Ewing and her Race Committee were not optimistic for breeze above five knots, so the first race went off […]

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J/70 West Coast Winter Series Race #1 Report

Thanks to Bruce Cooper for this report: California Yacht Club maneuvered around a forecast of no wind and rain for the West Coast Winter Series Race #1 and provided great racing with up to 7-8 knots of wind and kept the rain away all day. New J/70 owner John Seitz […]

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J/70 Goblin Regatta at SBSC Race Report

Thanks to Bruce Cooper for this report: The Goblin Regatta hosted by the Santa Barbara Sailing Club had seven races over the October 26th weekend with 11 boats on the line. Racers will kinda explain it was 5.5 races due to the sub 3 knot winds on Saturday that made […]

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10th Anniversary J/Fest Southwest

The J/Fest Southwest Regatta celebrated its 10th anniversary on October 26-27 at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX. Eleven J/70s were on the water, completing seven races. Glenn Darden’s Hoss took the win with 18 points. Two points back in second place were Mallory & Andrew Loe’s Dime, and another […]

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Epic Sailing for American YC Fall Series

The two weekends of racing in the American Yacht Club Fall Series got excellent racing conditions. With a solid 15-25 knots of breeze, the AYC PRO and Race Committee were able to run six races over the first two days. The second weekend saw more great sailing breezes, and the […]

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Fun J/Fest San Diego

It was a gorgeous weekend of sailing in California for the J/Fest San Diego Regatta. The final race determined everything for the closely fought leaders in the J/70 fleet. David Hochart’s USA 540 and Tony Collins’ FLY finished tied on points as a result of Hochart’s last race win. Losing […]

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