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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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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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