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Meet Vestas 11th Hour Racing- Charlie Enright
(Newport, RI)- Team VESTAS includes as its leader a J/24 World Champion Charlie Enright. Furthermore, he is joined by friend Mark Towill, both avid sailors and racers since they were little kids growing up on Narragansett Bay, sailing out of the Bristol YC on Sunfishes, J/24s, J/35s, J/105s and even the new J/121 recently.Young guns Charlie Enright and Mark Towill are back in the Volvo Ocean Race, and they've teamed up with Danish wind energy company Vestas and marine conservation program 11th Hour Racing hoping to make a lasting impact on and off the...
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Terry Hutchinson- America's Cup Perspective
(Newport, RI)- Terry Hutchinson has accrued a track record of being a winner. He gets involved in big-time keelboat racing programs and makes them better. However, the basis for what he does today is deeply rooted in extremely tough one-design racing at a world-class level.After sailing FJ’s and 420’s in college and became a College Sailor of the Year, Terry competed in J/24s for a long time, ultimately winning the J/24 World Championship.  Like other J/24 World Champions, such as his colleague Ken Read at North Sails (now its President), Terry also capitalized on...
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J/24 East Coasts & J/22 Mid-Atlantics Update
(Annapolis, MD)- Join us for the 39th J/24 East Coast Championship October 27th to 29th and the J/22 Mid-Atlantic Championship October 28th & 29th at Severn Sailing Association! Late October in Annapolis boasts great fall sailing conditions and a regatta you don't want to miss!!Best Fall Sailing Around!- Twenty-three J/24s & thirteen J/22s already registered- Tip-Top Competition!- 2018 Qualifier for J/24 World Championship!- Free Housing & Boat Storage Available- The Rigging Co. will put up your rig - first come, first served!- Dock Talks & Weather Briefs with your favorite prosOn-Shore Fun - All Included With...
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J/Fest Southwest Preview : 21-Oct-2017 11am
J/Fest Southwest Preview
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of J/Boats!(Seabrook, TX)- This coming weekend, the waters of Clear Lake and Galveston Bay will come alive again with dozens of J/sailors competing for honors in the 8th annual J/Fest Southwest Regatta, hosted by the always gracious Lakewood YC members.  The event features one-design racing for J/22s, J/24s, J/70s, J/105s (who are also using it as a tune-up/ training regatta for the upcoming J/105 North Americans), J/109s, and two classes of J/PHRF boats ranging from J/27s up to a J/122!As part of celebrating J/Boats’ 40th Anniversary, the kick-off event...
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J/24 JAMAICA Leads Italian Winter Series
(Cervia, Italy)- After five races run by the well-organized by Circolo Nautico Brenzone, the Italian J/24 Class President- Pietro Diamanti- won the fourth regatta in the J/24 Winter Series sailing on ITA 212 JAMAICA.  His crew included Paolo Governato, Antonio Lupo, Edoardo Ghirlanda and Nicola Bocci.As a result, the top teams for the series in the provisional standings have a familiar team in the lead- Ignacio Bonanno’s ITA 416 LA SUPERBA and his crew from the Italian Naval Base in Naples.  Second is Diamanti’s JAMAICA and this is AVOLTORE sailed by owner Massimo...
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TSUNAMI Wins Chilean J/70 Regatta Qualifier
(Algarrobo, Chile)- On September 23rd and 24th weekend, the last qualifying regatta for the 2017 J/70 South American Championship took place at Cofradía Náutica del Pacífico.  Eighteen Chilean teams participated in the racing, the fleet was treated to light to medium winds all weekend from the southwest. In the relatively cold weather, the crews had to choose to go right and get slightly more breeze, or go left into the bay and get a more geographical wind shift that would help at the windward mark. After just four windward-leeward races were sailed, the winners...
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