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U.S. J/70 Youth Championship

The first annual U.S. J/70 Youth Championship was held from August 11th to 13th, 2017.  The event was hosted by SAIL NEWPORT, Newport, Rhode Island at their Fort Adams State Park facility.

The winner of the 2017 event was the Santa Barbara YC Youth Team.

In 2018, the 2nd annual U.S. J/70 Youth Championship will be hosted by St Petersburg YC in St Petersburg, Florida from November 16th to 18th, 2018.

The goal of this event is to help develop and build leading-edge junior keelboat sailing programs across America. 

The U.S. J/70 Youth Championship (USJYC) is open to thirteen  (13) Youth Teams representing US Sailing recognized Sailing Clubs or Organizations.

Sailing clubs may enter more than one team in any qualifier, but may only qualify one team for the USJYC in Newport.

The thirteen Youth Teams will compete on ten provided J/70 Class sailboats with class sails (main, jib, spinnaker).  The boats will be identically rigged and tuned at “base settings” that are recommended by the sailmaker.

2018 U.S. J/70 Youths Notice of Race - click here.

 

The 2018 qualifying events are listed below:

Feb 15-18    Helly Hansen St Pete NOOD- St Pete, FL
                     Musto Youth Team- Stonington, CT
Mar 07-11    Bacardi J/70 Invitational- Miami, FL
                     Coral Reef Yacht Club- Miami, FL
Mar 16-18    Helly Hansen San Diego NOOD- San Diego, CA
                     King Harbor Yacht Club- Los Angeles, CA
Apr 12-15    Sperry Charleston Race Week- Charleston, SC

                     South Carolina Yacht Club- Hilton Head, SC
May 04-06   Helly Hansen Annapolis NOOD- Annapolis, MD

                     Annapolis YC Youth Team- Annapolis, MD
Jun 02-03    Cedar Point One-Design Regatta- Cedar Pt, CT
                    
American YC Youth Team- Rye, NY
Jun 08-10    Helly Hansen Chicago NOOD- Chicago, IL

                     Gotham Racing/ Chicago YC- Chicago, IL
Jun 15-17    J/70 Great Lakes- Cleveland, OH
                    
Jul 07-08     The Newport Regatta- Newport, RI
                    
Jul 26-29     Ugotta Regatta- Harbor Springs, MI

Jul 26-29     Helly Hansen Marblehead NOOD- Mrblhd, MA

Aug 17-19    J/70 Pacific Coasts- San Francisco, CA
                    

     

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Jul 12-20- Offshore Sailing Worlds- The Hague, The Netherlands
Jul 12-15- Vineyard Cup- Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Jul 13- Lake Ontario 300 Challenge Race- Port Credit, ONT, Canada
Jul 13- RORC Cowes-Dinard-St Malo Race- St Malo, France
Jul 14- Belles Beer Bayview Mackinac Race- Port Huron, MI
Jul 16-21- New York YC Race Week- Newport, RI
Jul 19-20- Edgartown Race Week- Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Jul 19-22- Whidbey Island Race Week- Whidbey Island, WA
Jul 20-29- Travemunde Race Weke- Travemunde, Germany
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