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WV Uitdam Tops Dutch J/70 Sailing League- Act II
(Roermond, The Netherlands)- The first match of the Dutch J/70 Sailing League sailed in Roermond resulted in a number of surprising teams in the top of the ranking. Under difficult conditions with little wind, Watersportvereniging Uitdam performed the most consistently to win the weekend event after sailing just six races for each of the fifteens sailing club teams on Saturday. Day OneThe sailors from WV Uitdam showed their class and immediately took the lead in the rankings on the first day.  Under the guidance of their new and talented skipper, Guido Buwalda, they...
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Thrilling Chicago NOOD Regatta
J/111 KASHMIR Awarded Overall Regatta Win!(Chicago, IL)- The highly popular Helly Hansen Chicago NOOD Regatta was hosted by the Chicago YC, with sailing taking place on the fresh waters of Lake Michigan, off the spectacular Chicago city-front as their backdrop. The Chicago event is one of the biggest on the Helly Hansen Sailing World NOOD Regatta circuit.  This event included one-design classes for J/70s, J/105s, J/109s, J/111s, and J/88s. In addition, there was the North Sails Rally with ORR/PHRF divisions for a J/100, J/105, J/120, J/130, J/133, J/112E, and J/44. Of the 144...
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J/70 Europeans Update : 17-Jun-2018 5pm
J/70 Europeans Update
(Vigo, Spain)- Sixty-nine teams from fifteen countries have been sailing the 2018 J/70 Class Open European Championship and 2018 J/70 Corinthian Class European Championship. Organized by the Real Club Náutico de Vigo in conjunction with the International J/70 Class Association, and J/70 Spanish Class Association.Thirteen races were scheduled over five days, racing in the stunning Ria de Vigo on the Atlantic coast of Northwest Spain. The Real Club Náutico de Vigo has provided a warm welcome to competitors with social occasions throughout the regatta.  So far, the sailing has been stunning.  Here...
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Women’s SAILING Champions League Preview
(Kiel, Germany)- The Women’s SAILING Champions League is about to begin with the first all-women’s regatta this weekend at the start of Kieler Woche– a.k.a. Kiel Week, the biggest sailing regatta in the world. This event is the latest innovation to be launched out of the successful SAILING Champions League format. Taking place from June 16th to 18th, this innovative regatta presented by Audi has attracted prestigious yacht clubs from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland.It is fair to say that the Danes from Royal Danish YC (KDY) are fielding...
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Cleveland Race Week Preview : 17-Jun-2018 2am
Cleveland Race Week Preview
(Cleveland, OH)- The highly-popular Cleveland Race Week starts this coming weekend on the waters of Lake Erie, hosted by the Edgewater Yacht Club for both one-design and offshore yachts.  The event has three components to satisfy the desires of all the passionate sailors in the region.  Starting June 15th to 17th is the One-Design program for twenty-four J/Teams on J/22s, J/70s, and J/105s.  Then, on June 20th- Wednesday- there will be Women’s & Doublehanded racing for one day.  After that is the Offshore Regatta from June 23rd to 24th, with seventeen J’s...
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Araujo Crowned BOSCH Spanish J/70 Champion!
(Vigo, Spain)- The Real Club Nautico de Vigo has been preparing for the 2018 edition of the J/70 European Championship for months.  As part of their preparation and training for their club members and Race Committee volunteers, they hosted the Vigo J/70 Winter & Spring Series for two dozen boats.  In addition, as the penultimate test of their team, they also hosted this year’s BOSCH Spanish J/70 Nationals as the precursor-training program for both Spanish crews as well as their European visitors wishing to learn more about the waters off Vigo. Thirty-one teams...
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