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Twenty-three J/22s Compete at Annapolis NOOD

The Helly Hansen Annapolis NOOD regatta took place May 3-5. For Matt Schubert (Annapolis, MD) in the 23-boat J/22 fleet, 4 points separated him and former college rival J.R. Maxwell (Annapolis, MD) heading into the final race. In the end, Schubert came out on top. "A bunch of people were in the mix," said Schubert....

J/22 Tops Newport to Dana Point Race

The second major event of the Southern California offshore season, the Newport to Ensenada Race, started off quite light, especially overnight, but as the fleet made their way down the coastline, the onshore sea breezes and northerly flows kicked in for a sunny, breezy finish for most boats. The 125nm sprint that starts off the...

Warrior Sailing Strong at Charleston Race Week

Sperry Charleston Race Week concluded April 14 in spectacular fashion with strong winds producing exciting action. Warrior Sailing 1, skippered by Sammy Hodges, led from start to finish in the J/22 fleet – winning five races and having the luxury of skipping the last. Navy veteran Ruben Munoz (jib) and Army veteran Troy Rassmussen (main)...

French sweep Nations Cup Grand Final in J/22s

Maxime Mesnil (FRA) and Pauline Courtois (FRA) were crowned the champions at the World Sailing’s Nations Cup Grand Final, winning the Open and Women’s Division respectively. Mesnil bested Pearson Potts (USA) in the semifinals, then toppling Henrique Haddad (BRA) 3-1 in the finals. Courtois got past Anna Östling (SWE) in the semifinals before blitzing Nicole...