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Tight Racing at Long Beach Race Week

It all came together on the final day of Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week hosted by Long Beach Yacht Club and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club. The wind blew, the sun shone, dolphins leapt, and racers smiled. A gentle breeze from the south filled in, bringing with it a mild […]

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Sacketts Top J/70s at Cleveland Race Week

Cleveland Race Week started June 15-17 on the waters of Lake Erie, hosted by Edgewater Yacht Club for its one-design weekend. The 13-boat J/70 fleet saw the duo of Lee Sackett & Dave Kerr rule the fleet, starting off with five straight bullets, then backing off to take a deuce […]

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Empeiria Rules J/70s at Chicago NOOD

At the Chicago NOOD on June 8-10, local owner John Heaton celebrated a “first” over the weekend with his inaugural win in the J/70 fleet. For his crew on Empeiria, the keys to the weekend were consistency, boatspeed and communication. “It was mainly about working really hard on speed all […]

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Renz Team Earns COLORS Regatta J/70 Win

A mix of one-design Classes and handicap fleets embracing cruising boats, shorthanded sailors, and random leg racing was the format for the 2018 COLORS Regatta on June 2-3 in Chicago, IL with 107 teams on Lake Michigan. Five J/70s competed in the Inshore Course Racing One Design Division, getting off […]

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Epic Elite Keel Regatta

In windy, gusty weather, the San Francisco Yacht Club hosted their annual Elite Keel Regatta along the northern side of the Bay near Sausalito. Loving the breeze-on conditions was Chris Kostanecki’s San Francisco YC crew on the J/70 JENNIFER, winning the regatta with three bullets in five races. Second was […]

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