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J/22 Sailing News & Recent Activity

  • J/22 Worlds Update : 15-Sep-2018 1pm
    J/22 Worlds Update
    (Annapolis, MD)- The Annapolis YC is hosting the 2018 edition of the J/22 World Championship from September 9th to 14th on the Chesapeake Bay, for a fleet of sixty-five entries from the USA, Canada, South Africa, and The Netherlands. Here is what is happening since it started on Tuesday.Day 1- Thunderous Start for Thunder Chicken!It was a foggy morning on the Chesapeake Bay for the opening day. But, patience prevailed to allow for four races to be completed, with Allan Terhune dominating the day.It was a solid day for the locals as all four...
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  • Sunny, Fast Conanicut Round Island
    J/121 CRESCENT IV Takes 1st Class, 2nd Overall!(Jamestown, RI)- Under sunny skies and a building sea breeze, one hundred yachts ranging from 80 to 22 feet sailed 18 miles around the small island of Conanicut nestled in the middle of Narragansett Bay on Sunday afternoon. One of the oldest races in North America, the race marks the end of the summer sailing season in the coastal region.“Some sailors come out for the trophy or just bragging rights, while others are simply on a family picnic sail,” said Race Chair Alan Baines. “The best part...
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  • J/FEST Southwest Announcement!
    (Houston, TX)- This year’s J/FEST Southwest Regatta will be taking place from October 12th to 14th, hosted by Lakewood YC on Clear Lake and on Galveston Bay.  Again, all J/Owners are invited to participate and the hope is that several one-design fleets will have starts, including J/22s, J/24s, J/70s, J/105s at a minimum!  Plus, there will be PHRF racing for the larger J’s. Come one, come all!  Never too late to head south and enjoy some fun in the Texas sun, great beer, and awesome TexMex food!Since it was such a HUGE hit...
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  • J/22 Worlds Preview : 11-Sep-2018 1pm
    J/22 Worlds Preview
    (Annapolis, MD)- The J/22 class continues to gather new, passionate sailors from across the spectrum of experience.  The class strong holds- Chesapeake Bay, Lake Minnetonka (MN), upstate New York (Rochester/ Youngstown)- continue to see good participation in many events over the course of the season.  And, other areas continue to see increasing activity in places such as Texas, Narragansett Bay (RI), New Orleans (LA), and Ohio. A big fleet has gathered together to sail the 2018 edition of the J/22 World Championship from September 9th to 14th on the Chesapeake Bay, with...
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  • Breault Takes 3rd US Women’s Match Race Title!
    (San Francisco, CA)- Nicole Breault ran the table at the 2018 U.S. Women's Match Racing Championship, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, August 24-26. Without a single loss, Breault and her St. Francis Yacht Club (StFYC) crew of Molly Carapiet (San Francisco, Calif.), Hannah Burroughs (San Francisco, Calif.) and Karen Loutsenheiser (Santa Cruz, Calif.) successfully defended their 2016 title.Allie Blecher (San Francisco, Calif.), sailing with Ali Blumenthal (Bethport, N.Y.), Beka Schiff (San Diego, Calif.) and Molly Noble (Hood River, Ore.) for Cal Sailing Club, fought hard for second in a tiebreaker semi-final...
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