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American Keith Whittemore Dominates Kieler Woche

Twenty-eight J/24s competed at Kieler Woche in Kiel Germany during the last week of June. Keith Whittemore of the USA crushed the fleet, and was able to sit out the final (11th) race as his discard. Whittemore racked up seven bullets and ended with just 17 net points. Duncan McCarthy of Great Britain captured the...

Wind Monkey Rules Cleveland Race Week One-Design Weekend

72 teams competed on Lake Erie from June 14-16 in Cleveland Race Week’s One Design Weekend, part of the largest sailing regatta on Lake Erie and one of the largest on the Great Lakes. Racing began on Friday for several classes, with the remainder beginning on Saturday. 10 fleets competed over the weekend on four...

Morgan Wins J/24 Lady Liberty Cup Regatta

"The Lady Liberty Cup Regatta was a resounding success. Great competition on the water and fantastic camaraderie off the water. When 65 women sailors get together, good things happen," according to the winner Katie Morgan from the host Manhattan Yacht Club. Her crew consisted of Linda Kaiser, Andrea Sengara, Deiane Abajos, Tricia Lynch and Lainey...

J/24s Cruise and go PHRF at Southern Bay Race Week

Southern Bay Race Week was hosted by Hampton Yacht Club, the Cruising Club of Virginia and Old Point Comfort Yacht Club in Hampton, VA from May 31-June 2. In PHRF C - 152 and higher, the J/24 Roundabout, led by Alan Bomar, topped the 13-boat group. Also in Cruising - B (170 and UP), the...

Angel of Harlem Dominates J/24 Rodeo

Nine teams registered to participate in last weekend’s J/24 Rodeo Regatta out of Davis Island Yacht Club. The fleet was blessed with good weather, good winds and a good DIYC Race Committee who managed to snap off five races over the two-day event. In the end, it was local Robby Brown, teamed up with Mark...

Light Breeze at 31st JDaze

Twenty eight J/24s came out to race the 31st JDaze Regatta in Canandaigua, NY. Quantum Sails ran several practice starts in 8-10 knots of breeze followed by a debrief on the club porch. A chilly and lengthy Saturday morning postponement on shore ended just before 1:00pm, and the racers headed out for three races in...

Parker Rules J/24s at Annapolis NOOD

The Helly Hansen Annapolis NOOD regatta took place May 3-5. In the nine-boat J/24 fleet, Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet dominated with seven bullets in eight races for 17 points. Pete Kassal’s Spaceman Spiff and James Bonham’s Sisu battled for the remainder of the top three, with Kassal earning the tiebreaker (27 points) for second place....

Paul Abdullah Wins Easter Regatta, Seth Rosenthal Takes Peter Bream Winter Series

Thanks to Seth Rosenthal for this report: Easter Regatta was one of the most challenging conditions with ever-shifting and pressure differentials from 0-30 knots. After the first race of day one, the whole fleet was sailing with the blade. We unfortunately struggled with that transition as our jib car broke in half before the first...

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