The Bacardi Invitational Winter Series continued with the second event of the three-stage inaugural series on January 19-20 in Miami, FL. With three one design classes attracting 47 teams, Biscayne Bay delivered two distinctly different days for the competition. Three races were completed by the J/70s on day one in 10-12 knots and sunny skies, but the remnants of Winter Storm Harper proved disruptive for day two. Once the system passed, a cloudy and colder WSW breeze at 15-18 knots allowed for two more races. Winning the 23-boat J/70 fleet was Joel Ronning’s team of Patrick Wilson, Victor Diaz and Chris Stocke. For complete results, visit

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