United States J/24 Class Association

Newport Regatta Rocks the East Coast

July 15, 2014

Sailors from 21 US states and eight countries gathered in Newport for Sail Newport’s annual Newport Regatta on July 11-13, featuring Bacardi Newport Race Week with long-term sponsors Heineken and new sponsor Helly Hansen. The mammoth event on four circles of racing on Narragansett Bay, in its 31st year, requires over 100 volunteers and partnerships [...]

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Long Beach Race Week

June 30, 2014

The sailors with the best prescriptions survived the relatively windless distress of a difficult Ullman Sails Long Beach Race Week. The 35th version of the West’s largest keelboat regatta was staged by the neighboring Long Beach and Alamitos Bay Yacht Clubs, and despite the absence of the familiar whitecapped race courses and breeze below the [...]

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New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta

June 16, 2014

Though light, shifty winds had an unusual stronghold on this year’s 160th New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, most of the 189 teams competing knew how to take it all in stride. In the nine-boat Green Class 9-PHRF 2 Navigators (spinnaker) fleet, the J/24 Nighthawk with the Barker, McVicker & Ryan team [...]

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Whittemore Wins Italian J/24 Nationals

June 11, 2014

This year’s Italian J/24 Nationals were sailed on one of Italy’s more spectacular lakes—Lago di Como, north of Milan along the Swiss border. Host for the event was the President of Circolo Velico Tivano di Valmadrera, Giuseppe De Luca. The regatta was sailed in the Bay of Pare Valmadrera in the southern portions of Lago [...]

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Southern Bay Race Week

June 8, 2014

Southern Bay Race Week in Hampton, VA took place from May 30-June 1 with five J/24s. It was a clean sweep for Francis Ford’s Rocket J with seven bullets in seven races. Mike Veraldi’s Quicky followed in second with 21 points, and Alan Bomar’s Roundabout in third with 24. For complete results, click here.

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Chris Snow, Baba Louie Claim Seattle NOOD Overall Title

May 20, 2014

Mostly light winds and strong current on Puget Sound provided the backdrop for the Sperry Top-Sider Seattle NOOD Regatta, held May 16-18. One hundred ten boats competed in 17 classes, with the winning team in the 16-boat J/24 division – Chris Snow (helm), Pat Dore (tactician), Melanie Edwards (bow), Ken Monaghan (mast) and Dale Turley [...]

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