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Potts Defends US Match Racing Champs in J/22s

The 52nd U.S. Match Racing Championship was won by Pearson Potts (Boston, Mass.), beating seven other teams in J/22s for the coveted Prince of Wales Bowl. Racing was held October 4-6 in San Francisco, CA. Hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club, Potts and his team of Lucas Adams, Robert Savoie and Tim Siemers returned...

Bill Fortenberry’s QUINN Leads J/22s Around Conanicut

Sunday dawned with partly cloudy skies and a gentle northerly breeze wafting down Narragansett Bay for the Conanicut Round Island Race. The forecast was for the gradient winds to swing into the east/ southeast by late afternoon and only build into the 5 to 9 knots range. The course selected was "X," a counter-clockwise race...

EVIL DR. PORK CHOP Slams Slammer Cup

The Slammer Cup is an annual competition between the Tawas Bay Yacht Club (Tawas, MI) and Huron Yacht Club (Caseville, MI), and this year was sailed on Tawas Bay. The fleet sailed PHRF, and it was a combined JAM and Spinnaker fleet. Spinnaker boats were penalized 12 seconds a mile. Courses were modified Olympic, and...

World Avocado Cup Raced in J/22s

San Diego Bay was the setting of the first-ever World Avocado Cup Regatta, hosted by the World Avocado Organization (WAO) in partnership with the San Diego Yacht Club (SDYC). This one-of-a-kind sailing event was designed to highlight the global origins of this celebrated superfood - with 10 boats representing the world's participating avocado-producing countries, which...

Dutch Jean-Michel Lautier Rules J/22 World Championship

Thirty-one teams competed in the 2019 J/22 World Championship, held July 10-13 in Warnemunder, Germany. Jean-Michel Lautier (NED) with crew Denis Neves and Giuseppe D’Aquino dominated the seven-race series, winning all but one race to take the title by nine points over Reiner Brockerhoff (FRA), with Johan Koppernaes (CAN) in third. Light winds allowed for...

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