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2021-2022 J/70 Winter Series Begins in Tampa, FL

Fifty-seven J/70s descended upon Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, FL for the start of the 2021-2022 Winter Series and the postponed 2021 J/70 Midwinter Championship. From December 3-5, competitors enjoyed abundant sunshine and warm temperatures, however a lack of breeze allowed only one race which was not enough to […]

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Yale wins College Match Race Nationals in J/70s

Yale University won the 2021 College Match Race National Championship on November 13-14 in St. Petersburg, FL. Ten teams competed in J/70s, with Yale’s Jack Egan, Nicholas Davies, Megan Grimes and Christophe Chaumont beating Navy 2-1 in the Finals to take the title, while Coast Guard topped Georgetown 2-1 to […]

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J/Fest Southwest

The 12th Annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta was hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook, TX from October 2-3. Seven J/70s were on hand and got in three races. Jay Lutz’s Al’s Baby topped the fleet with 4 points. Scott Spurlin’s YOLO! was two points back in the runner-up spot, and […]

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American Yacht Club Fall Regatta

The 2021 American Yacht Club Fall Regatta was hosted by American Yacht Club in Rye, NY on September 25-26 and October 2-3. Three J/70s were on hand for the eight-race series. Winning all races to tally just 7 net points was Jean Marc Papin’s Pen Segel. Gibbons Sinclair’s Half Mine […]

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Mustang Survival J/70 Corinthian US National Champion: Team USA1516 of Lee Sackett, Dave Kerr, Tom Sessions and Ian Moran

Team USA1516 of Lee Sackett, Dave Kerr, Tom Sessions and Ian Moran bested 31 all-amateur teams to emerge victorious at the Mustang Survival J/70 Corinthian US National Championship hosted by Eastern Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA. Seven races were completed from September 17-19, and USA1516 kept scores only in the […]

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Verve Cup Inshore Hits Chicago

The 2021 Verve Cup was hosted by Chicago Yacht Club from August 28-29 with 11 J/70s registered. Laura Sigmond’s Norboy topped the fleet over five races with 9 points. John Heaton’s Empeiria followed in second place with 12 points, and in third was Bob Willis’ Rip Rullah at 16 points […]

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