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Cleveland Race Week

Thanks to Marcus Rogers for this report: Every year, Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, OH does an excellent job running their races and entertaining its guests. This year was even better because Mother Nature helped by providing lots of wind for both days (June 17-18). The J/24s had nine boats competing with one of those...

Southern Bay Race Week

This year’s Southern Bay Race Week, hosted at Hampton Yacht Club in Virginia, ranks as one of the largest regattas on the Chesapeake with 100+ entries. The J/24s were determined by a tie-break, won by Mike Veraldi’s QUICKY over Alan Bomar’s ROUNDABOUT. Third, just one point back, was Sam McGuire’s BLOW’VIATE. For more Southern Bay...

Will Welles Three-Peats as J/24 North American Champion

For the third consecutive year, Will Welles holds the title of J/24 North American Champion. With crew Jeff Linton, Chris Morgan, Monica Morgan and Erik Rexford, team Bogus bested 28 other J/24s at the Championship hosted by Houston Yacht Club in Texas. Mike Ingham’s Nautalytics entered Sunday with a shot at the victory, however they...

Will Welles Perfect on Day 2 of J/24 North American Championship

Will Welles’ Bogus went four for four on Saturday at the J/24 North American Championship hosted by Houston Yacht Club. The Newport, RI-based skipper made a strong case in defending his title by winning all four meetings in winds at 12-18 knots. Welles is now able to discard an OCS from race 1, leaving him...

Day One Goes to Travis Odenbach at J/24 North American Championship

Twenty-nine J/24s took to the waters of Galveston Bay on Friday, where 12-18 knots of breeze allowed four races at the J/24 North American Championship at Houston Yacht Club. Travis Odenbach’s Honeybadger has collected the early advantage with scores of 4,3,3,2 for 12 points. The Japanese team Siesta, led by Nobuyuki Imai, holds second place...

J/24 40th Anniversary Race Friday, August 11, 2017

There’s no more iconic a race course in J/24 Class history than the 18-mile track around Conanicut Island in Narragansett Bay that helped decide the outcome of the first J/24 North Americans in 1978, and then the first J/24 World Championship in 1979. It would be impossible to count how many times J/24s have circumnavigated...

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