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JOINT CUSTODY Dominates J/70 Fall Brawl

The Eastport Yacht Club hosted the annual J/70 Fall Brawl for a fleet of 18 boats on the Chesapeake Bay. The fleet was treated to a total of five races in nice sailing conditions. Winning the regatta with four deuces and a bullet was Ray Wulff’s crew on JOINT CUSTODY […]

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Jay Lutz Winds J/70 Dual at J/Fest Southwest

Sixty-two boats total participated in J/Fest Southwest, hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club in Houston, TX from October 12-14. Sailors were treated to awesome sailing conditions both days; in particular, it was windy on Saturday with gusts in the high 20s. The event started out with the newly famous Legends Race […]

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Fun, Sunny J/Fest San Diego

This year’s J/Fest San Diego was hosted by San Diego Yacht Club, with racing taking place off the Point Loma promontory and the beachfront off the city. The fleet was blessed with sunny skies and moderate winds for the two-day event. In the J/70s, it was Kim Kundrak’s PERSEVERANCE 3 […]

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Wild Card Rocks Cleveland (216) Regatta

For the fourth annual Cleveland (216) Regatta, after some rain showers on Friday, warm weather and beautiful fall breeze welcomed seven J/70s at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, Ohio on October 6-7. Three races were completed in shifty breeze on Saturday with 8-12 knots out of the southwest, flat water […]

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Nine Races at Verve Cup Inshore Regatta

The Verve Cup Inshore Regatta was held August 24-26 for 53 teams in Chicago, IL. Open to one-design fleets for boats 30 feet 6 inches long or shorter, the event attracted 10 J/70s who got in nine races. By way of keeping all their scores in the top three, Mark […]

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1FA Crowned J/70 Pacific Coast Champions

The St. Francis Yacht Club hosted the J/70 Pacific Coast Championship August 17-19. The seven teams racing had to contend with strongly building seabreezes from the west that would peak up to 25-plus knots by late afternoon. The Santa Barbara Yacht Club Youth Team on USA 1156 were leading after […]

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Tonic Leads J/70s Round the Sound

Edgartown Yacht Club’s Round-the-Island Race (one of America’s oldest distance races) took place around Martha’s Vineyard. It is part of the Edgartown Yacht Club’s Edgartown Race Weekend, which includes two days of buoy racing and a Round-the-Sound Race. Starting at 0800 Saturday morning, the RTI fleet sailed between Martha’s Vineyard […]

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