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SANTANDER Wins Act V- Chilean National Circuit
(Algarrobo, Chile)- The fifth event of the Chilean J/70 Winter Series took place over the September 8th to 9th weekend off Algarrobo, Chile, hosted by the Cofradía Náutica del Algarrobo.With fifteen boats on the starting line, the conditions on Saturday were cold, but with a great wind of 10 to 14kts from southwest. Each race had slightly different conditions for the swell and choppy seas.  The left side was favored on the windward leg, but also the right was favored on some of the running legs, due to better pressure. So, the race...
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Risor SC Crowned Norwegian J/70 League Champion
(Arendal, Norway)- The fourth and final act of the Norwegian J/70 Sailing League took place off the picturesque harbor of Arendal, Norway.  Winning the final event was Asgardstrand Sailing Club.  However, it was Risor Sailing Club’s consistency through all four events (Bodo- 4th, Molde- 1st, Larvik- 2nd, Arendal- 3rd) that enabled them to finish the last regatta in third place and handily clinch the season championship for the Norwegian League with just 10 pts total. Their crew for the finale included Mads and Tomas Mathisen, Morten Røisland and Regine Tronstad.In the...
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San Diego J/Fest is Back! : 19-Sep-2018 1pm
San Diego J/Fest is Back!
(San Diego, CA)- J/Boat owners and sailors are invited from up and down the West Coast!  And all you J/sailors from San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties have no excuse- just a daysail away (or less) to come enjoy the camaraderie of sailing and socializing with fellow J/Lovers!The following one-design fleets are invited to participate- J/22, J/24, J/70, J/80, J/105, J/109, and J/120.  Plus, there will also be a J/PHRF fleet. Each of these classes is extremely well-established in the region and offers sailors some of the most elite yacht racing...
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KSSS King of Swedish J/70 Sailing League
(Gottskär, Sweden)- The KSSS (Royal Swedish Sailing Club) team of Patrik Forsberg, Sandra Sandqvist, Lukas Bergman and Anders Mårtensson took home the Gold Medal on Sunday afternoon, winning the Allsvenskan (Swedish J/70 Sailing League) on the windy waters off Gottskär, Sweden. Their record was Malmo- 2nd, Ekero- 1st, Örnsköldsvik- 1st, Gottskär- 7th for a total of 11 pts, 6 pts clear of the second place team GKSS."One of our strengths is that we have a good and broad squad. In total, we have used seventeen sailors this year and no one has sailed more...
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ARTTUBE Wins Italian J/70 Cup- Trieste
CALVI NETWORK Crowned Series Champion(Trieste, Italy)- The fourth act of the Italian J/70 Cup series took place off the beautiful, exotic eastern Italian Riviera on the Adriatic Sea off the port of Trieste, Italy. Hosting the twenty-boat, four nations fleet (Italy, Poland, Russia, & Switzerland) fleet was the YC Trieste based at Portopiccolo.  The weather Godz were not cooperating at all for this season-ending finale, with just four races counting for the regatta and series totals.Winning the final event was the Russian team on ARTTUBE RUS-1, skippered by the famous Russian woman helm-...
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Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken Jr., and Terry Hutchinson?
Hmmm.  Good guys, all.Bill Wagner from The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD had an interesting chat with Terry Hutchinson recently. For the un-initiated, Terry was a 2x College Sailor of the Year at Old Dominion University, a J/24 World Champion, a J/70 East Coast Champion, and a great family guy.  That he's won the Farr 40, TP 52, and Maxi 72 Worlds with other teams is merely an asterisk to his J/24 accomplishments (the foundation of many of the world's best sailors worldwide).As a kid growing up in Maryland, Terry Hutchinson couldn’t wait until...
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