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Challenging AYC Fall Series : 12-Oct-2018 1pm
Challenging AYC Fall Series
J/105 GOOD TRADE Awarded Overall Zilph TrophyKENAI Crowned J/44 North American Champions(Rye, NY)- For two weekends in succession, the American YC hosted their annual Fall Series Regatta for IRC and PHRF Handicap fleets as well as one-design classes for J/44s, J/109s, J/88s, J/105s, and J/70s.  Racing was held on Western Long Island Sound just south of Rye, New York from September 22-23 and September 29-30.  After promising winds and leaden grey skies in the first weekend, the last weekend ended up being sunny but with light airs.After last weekend, the South Course had already...
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J/121 Offshore Speedster @ Annapolis Sailboat Show!
(Annapolis, MD)- The 2018 U.S. Sailboat Show will be taking place from October 4th to 8th in Annapolis, MD along the historic city front. Located opposite the famous Pusser’s Bar and Restaurant, the J/Boats waterfront booth will include the race-winning J/121 short-handed offshore speedster, the wildly popular International J/70 One-design class, and the incredibly family-friendly J/88 one-design/ offshore racer.The J/121 has proven to be popular amongst veterans of the offshore world. After winning her class in the 2018 Newport to Bermuda Race in the Gibbs Hill Lighthouse Division, J/121 owners have enjoyed other...
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AYC Fall Series Preview : 05-Oct-2018 12pm
AYC Fall Series Preview
(Rye, NY)- For the next two weekends in succession, the American YC will be hosting their annual Fall Series Regatta for IRC and PHRF Handicap fleets as well as one-design classes for J/44s, J/109s, J/88s, J/105s, and J/70s.  Racing will be taking place in Western Long Island Sound just south of Rye, New York.Showing up with a fleet of seven teams are the remarkably resilient, and popular, J/44 One-Designs.  This was a class that was popularized by the late Jim Bishop that used to sail his famous Caribbean green-colored GOLD DIGGER for decades. ...
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Light Long Island Sound PHRF Championship
WINGS takes J/88s, STRANGE BREW led J/105s(Riverside, CT)- The Storm Trysail Club and the Riverside YC were the hosts of the 2018 PHRF/ J/88/ J/105 Long Island Sound Championship. Like their colleagues in the Great Lakes sailing the J/70s on Lake St Clair, the Long Island Sound sailors are accustomed to having complete “glass outs” for an entire day, or even days at a time!  While Saturday was an overall non-starter for all fleets, Sunday at least produced two races to save the day for everyone.In the seven-boat J/88 one-design class, it was Mike Bruno’s...
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