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Motorhome Wins J/24s at Verve Cup Inshore Regatta

The Verve Cup Inshore Regatta was held August 24-26 for 53 teams in Chicago, IL. Open to one-design fleets for boats 30 feet 6 inches long or shorter, the event attracted nine J/24s who got in five races. By way of keeping all their scores in the top three, Joshua Bone’s Motorhome topped the fleet...

Ninety-eight Crews Representing 16 Countries for the 2018 J/24 World Championship

The 2018 J/24 World Championship organized through August 31 by Fraglia Vela Riva del Garda in Italy is about to begin. Ninety-eight boats are registered representing 16 countries (Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Estonia, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Holland, Sweden and United States) for the Championship which will officially start on...

Ryan Lashaway is District 12 Champion

Thanks to Marcus Rogers for this report: The 2018 J/24 District 12 Championship was held at Port Clinton Yacht Club. Thank you to PCYC for hosting and Doug Blackburn for organizing such a great event. We were also lucky to have the services of our PRO...

Wild Dillon Open

Dillon Yacht Club’s annual Dillon Open is sailed on the Dillon Reservoir high up in the Rocky Mountains. Greg Schertz, PRO for Dillon Yacht Club running the races said, "Yes, we have challenging sailing sometimes at the nation’s highest sailing club." Sailing with past J/24 World Champion Vince Brun on board, Frank & Vivian Keesling’s...

Tight J/24 Racing at Marblehead NOOD

Though early morning winds appeared promising, the breeze disappeared and never returned for the final day of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta at Marblehead Race Week July 26-29. In the nine-boat J/24 fleet, Fred Deom’s Hijack edged out the victory on a tie-breaker at 13 net points (2 -1 -1 -[7]...

U.S J/24 Grant Boat Update By Kira Munger

After two regattas and a couple weeks of weeknight racing with Fleet 50, the 2018 Boat Grant Team has learned a few lessons on boat speed and tactics. The team started their season at the 30th anniversary of the J/Daze regatta, hosted by Canandaigua Yacht Club....

Mental Floss is District 3 Champion

Thanks to Joe Buonasera for this report: The J/24 District 3 Championship was held July 21-22. Ten boats competed at the Sayville Yacht Club, site of the 2020 J/24 North American Championship. Mother Nature gave the teams plenty of wind out of the east to contend...

JackWagon Racing Takes J/24 Western Regionals

Thanks to Amy Bennett for this report: Thirteen races over three days (July 5-7) in the pristine water of Flathead Lake Montana...can’t ask for anything better than that. But we did, and we got more than we asked for. Eight teams from Seattle, Idaho and Montana sailed...

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