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International J/24 Class News

  • Kieler Woche Preview
    (Kiel, Germany)- Considered one of the world’s largest sailing events, Kiel Week will be taking place from June 20th to the 28th and playing host to 1,500+ sailboats and over 5,000 sailors for the week long event.  The city of Kiel is also promoting Germany’s application for the Olympics 2024 as Hamburg’s partner for hosting the sailing competitions.In its 133rd edition, Kieler Woche will once again deliver a massive fireworks display celebrating the sport of sailing.  “Sailing in Kiel will be broadcast live at the AUDI- SAP Sailing Arena at the Olympic...
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  • Round Island Race Preview
    (Cowes, Isle of Wight, England)- The annual JP Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race, organized by the Island Sailing Club, is a one-day yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England. The race regularly attracts over 1,700 boats and around 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world and the fourth largest participation sporting event in the UK after the London Marathon and the Great North and South Runs.Competitors come from all over the UK, other parts of Europe and...
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  • Champagne Sailing @ J/Cup!
    (Cowes, Isle of Wight, England)- The final day of the Landsail Tyres J-Cup in partnership with B&G was nothing short of spectacular. With 20 knots, gusting 25 out of the southwest, the race course was festooned with J-Boats surfing downwind in a full on foam up. There were thrills and spills right across the 67 J-Boat Fleet in the big conditions. Boat handling was at a premium and today's high performers harnessed the breeze, staying under control downwind and upwind hiking the boat flat and keeping good sail trim.In IRC B Robin Stevenson...
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  • Block Island Race Week Preview
    J/109 North Americans Preview(Block Island, Rhode Island)- This year marks the 50th anniversary of the iconic East Coast sailing regatta organized by the Storm Trysail Club- Block Island Race Week. The regatta will take place from June 21st to 26th and will include multiple races per day, many shoreside activities, and a Round the Island Race. In addition, this year’s event includes several new initiatives, including new classes of boats that will be invited to race and an emphasis on youth and environmental awareness.Over 170 entries are participating in this incredibly fun week...
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