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LA SUPERBA Dominates Italian J/24 Championship
(Riva del Garda, Italy)- The 38th Italian Open J/24 Championship finished after eight races in the waters of Garda Trentino.  At the end of August, the same course will host the J/24 World Championship where more than 80 boats have already registered.For Ignacio Bonanno, skipper of Italian Navy ITA 416 LA SUPERBA, this was their fifth Italian title in the J/24 Class- the previous ones were 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2017 (in addition to the J/24 Europeans title). It was a gratifying win for Bonanno and his crew- Simone Scontrino, Vincenzo Vano, Francesco...
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Kieler Woche Regatta Preview : 19-Jun-2018 12pm
Kieler Woche Regatta Preview
(Kiel, Germany)- The 136th edition of Kieler Woche (Kiel Week) will be taking place from June 16th to the 24th and participating will be 1,500+ sailboats and over 5,000 sailors for the week long event.  Considered one of the world’s largest sailing events, Kiel Week is hosted by several clubs, with Kieler YC as the principal host.Even in its 136th year, Kieler Woche still plays a virtuoso performance on the keyboard of festivity: Kieler Woche is the largest summer festival in Northern Europe.During the week, more than three million visitors from all over the...
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CHAOTIC Crowned British J/24 Champion
(Poole, United Kingdom)- An enthusiastic and incredibly strong fleet of twenty-one J/24 teams showed up at the Poole Regatta to sail for their 2018 U.K. National Championship.  The crew at Poole YC did a magnificent job of running nine races over the three days in absolutely stunning weather conditions- sun and good breeze!The regatta went down to the wire for the duel that started right out of the gate on the first day.  The two protagonists were Nick Phillips CHAOTIC and Duncan McCarthy’s MADELEINE, both hailing from the same Parkstone YC!  McCarthy’s MADELEINE...
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“Lessons Learned from a J/24 North American Champion”
(Portland, Maine) - Erica Beck Spencer has been sailing J/24s for a long time with her Portland, Maine based team on Sea Bags Women’s Sailing Team.  She offers her thoughts here on how she has continued to improve their performance over time.“Mike Ingham and his team just won the J/24 North American 2018 Championship. Mike is one of our mentors and we couldn’t be more proud of his team. In our 3.5 year tenure as an all-women’s team he has stood out as someone who always takes the time to lend advice and answer our...
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J/Crews Sweep Santa Barbara Hardway Race
(Santa Barbara, CA)- The Nineteenth Annual Island Series just completed the first of the three race series- The Hardway Race on May 19th.  Santa Barbara YC in Santa Barbara, CA and Pierpont Bay YC in Ventura, CA hosted the event.  This year the fleet did not go around Santa Cruz Island and instead the fleet was sent down the “Coastwise Spinnaker Course”- from the start line off Santa Barbara, leave Anacapa Island to port, leave the R2 Ventura entrance buoy to starboard, and finish in the Ventura Harbor entrance channel- a 47 nm...
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