2018 Texas Circuit Report

By Tonja (Sanchez) Holmes-Moon I was recently reading the original archived newsletters to get some history on the J/24s in Texas. As I was reading from the 1978 and 1979 issues, I found that the Texas Championship, held in Corpus Christi in September 1978, was the first District Championship event in Texas. From this event, the...

Light Air at Kings Day

Thirteen J/24s competed in this year's Kings Day Regatta in Jacksonville, FL, which proved to be a challenging two days of navigating the light air coupled with the current on the St. John's River. Both days, Race Committee had to abandon racing after the wind shut off. However, they were able to complete three races...

Southeast Regional Championship Goes to Mark Liebel

Over the November 3-4 weekend, J/24 Fleet 169 and the St. Petersburg Yacht Club hosted the Southeast Regionals. Fourteen boats were in attendance from Vermont, Atlanta, Charleston, Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa and St. Pete. Sailors were treated to some tricky conditions in Tampa as a weak cold front passed through on Friday evening. Saturday morning saw...