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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...

U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship Raced in J/22s

Cameron Feves representing Cabrillo Beach Yacht Club won the 2019 U.S. Youth Match Racing Championship on June 28 to 30 in San Diego, CA. After four losses in the 10-boat single round robin stage, Feves and his team of Lukas Kraak, Justin Zmina and Taylor Milefchik rolled through the knock out rounds to face Porter...

Chris Doyle Secures 2019 J/22 North American Championship

Chris Doyle on The Jug 4 1 won the 2019 J/22 North American Championship, crushing the competition with a 21-point lead. The eight-race series was hosted by Wayzata Yacht Club on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota from June 21-23. The three-time North American Champion and his crew Peter Doyle and Nick Doyle won four of the...