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Oivind Lorentzen on Cloud Nine at J/70 North American Championship

Oivind Lorentzen’s Nine held a mere 0.7-point advantage over Joel Ronning’s Catapult heading into Saturday’s final competition at the J/70 North American Championship hosted by Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. Light winds permitted only one race, and Nine nailed it, earning a second-place finish (to Catapult’s 12th) to claim […]

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Showdown Set at J/70 North American Championship

Solid breeze continued Friday on Lake Erie, although from the South, meaning flatter water for teams vying for the 2019 J/70 North American Championship at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. Four epic races went in the books, bringing the total to nine, heading into the final day of competition […]

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Savasana Returns at Cleveland 216 Regatta

Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH hosted their annual Cleveland 216 Regatta for one-design fleets. For Brian Keane’s SAVASANA team, it was their first time back in their J/70 after sailing Charleston Race Week in late spring. It was clear the SAVASANA gang was back at the top of their […]

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Beautiful Opening Day of J/70 North American Championship

Postcard conditions on Lake Erie greeted teams for the first day of the J/70 North American Championship at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH. A south breeze from 12-16 knots and gusts in the 20s equaled perfect planing opportunities. Adding in sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s, everyone relished […]

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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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