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Fastest Guns in the West Decided at the Rolex Big Boat Series

Cool onshore temperatures, ebbing fog, flooding waters and a gathering sea breeze greeted the 79 teams gathered on San Francisco Bay to contest the final day of racing at the 55th edition of the St. Francis Yacht Club’s annual Rolex Big Boat Series (September 11-15). Despite a slow start to […]

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Big Finale Expected for J/70 World Championship

The penultimate day of the Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship was blessed with beautiful conditions in Tor Bay.With the breeze coming from the land once again, shifts and puffs of breeze made for tricky conditions with snakes and ladders right across the race course. Three windward/leeward races were held […]

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Zurich Segelclub Tops Swiss J/70 Women’s Cup

The 2019 edition of the Swiss Sailing Women’s Cup enjoyed two glorious days of sailing with a south wind in the 5-10 knots range. It was a great atmosphere on the lake for the 15 teams from all four corners of Switzerland. In total, 20 races were sailed. Saturday started […]

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Big Wednesday at J/70 World Championship

20 knots of breeze piping in from the north created full-on battle conditions for the 20-nation fleet on day three of the Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship. For the third consecutive day, the Open and Corinthian leaders have changed, with teams from nine nations occupying the top 10 places. […]

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Catapult Ballistic on Day One of J/70 World Championship

The Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship kicked off Monday, September 2 with three races in Torbay UK. Big wind shifts and changes in wind speed tested the 78 teams competing, as well as the Race Management team led by Stuart Childerley. In the Open Class, Joel Ronning (USA) racing […]

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Blustery Ted Hood Regatta

Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA hosted its annual Ted Hood Regatta in conjunction with the Corinthian Yacht Club and the Boston Yacht Club for a fleet of both one-design racers and offshore PHRF handicap sailors. Friday’s racing saw light winds, followed by a beautiful day with very lumpy, shifty […]

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Chris Kostanecki’s Jennifer Becomes Fourth J/70 Corinthian US National Champion

Harbor Springs, MI–August 11, 2019– Chris Kostanecki’s Jennifer handled the closing race of the J/70 Corinthian US National Championship like true experts. They came into Sunday’s final pair of races with a three-point advantage over Scott Sellers’ Tres Burritos. But Sellers nailed another bullet (his fourth of the regatta) in […]

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