Articles by: J/70 Class

Verve Cup Inshore Regatta

The Chicago Yacht Club hosted their annual Verve Cup Inshore Regatta from August 26-28, with sailing taking place on Lake Michigan, just off the Chicago waterfront. The J/70s held nine races, which served as the Great Lakes Championship. In the 26-boat fleet, it was Al Minella’s LEVEL 5 team that […]

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Storm Trysail Club Ted Hood Regatta

The Storm Trysail Club’s Ted Hood Regatta provided fleets great sailing over the three-day event, despite the challenging weather conditions. Hosting the fifth annual event from August 19-21 was Eastern Yacht Club, in conjunction with their local partners the Corinthian Yacht Club and the Boston Yacht Club. The nine-boat J/70 […]

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Ugotta Regatta

The Ugotta Regatta was hosted by Little Traverse Yacht Club in Harbor Springs, MI on July 29-31. Sixteen J/70s competed in eight races. John Evans Airplane! earned the victory with 32 points. Two Corinthian teams rounded out the top three: Tim Finkle’s Junior (37 points) and Bob Willis’ Rip Rullah […]

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Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Marblehead

The Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series at Marblehead Race Week, it’s been said, is a regatta of mental endurance. With no discards, every race and every point counts. There can be no quit until the final leg is sailed, especially in the waters off Marblehead Harbor where the local […]

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Fiesta Cup Regatta

The annual Fiesta Cup Regatta hosted by Santa Barbara Yacht Club is one of the most popular events of the sailing season as it coincides with a huge fiesta hosted downtown by the city of Santa Barbara. In the nine-boat J/70 fleet, it was a battle for the podium between […]

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CanAm Challenge

The annual CanAm Challenge took place at Youngstown Yacht Club in Youngstown, NY from July 22-24. Eight J/70s participated, and four races were completed. The top two teams racked up identical scorelines with a pair of firsts and a pair of seconds at 6 points total. Tim Finkle’s Junior took […]

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2022 Nantucket J/70 Summer Open

Ryan McKillen, Surge, topped 11 other boats to claim the top spot at the 2022 Nantucket J/70 Summer Open. This was the inaugural event hosted by Great Harbor Yacht Club. The team from Miami Beach, including John Wallace, Sam Loughborough and Steve Hunt finished on Sunday with six net points, […]

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