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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...

2019 USJCA Wall Calendars for Sale

As always, we are lucky to have pictures donated by Tim Wilkes: "It's been an incredible experience. The people I've met along the way. The experiences I've had from North America to Europe to South Africa, South America, Mexico and on back to the good old USA. Traveling the world with a camera and experiencing...

Close Racing at The Great Pumpkin Race

Over the Halloween weekend, the Richmond Yacht Club hosts its annual Great Pumpkin Regatta over two days in the northeastern part of San Francisco Bay. It is a popular event with costume parties. The J/24s had tight racing for the top five with everything depending on the outcome of the last race. Winning was Darren...

East Coast Championship Regatta Recap by J/24 Fleet 8

It was another fantastic fall weekend of racing in Annapolis for the J/24 East Coast Championship. Teams traveled from across the northeast & mid-Atlantic to join in on the fun and for the top competition. 26 J/24 teams raced Friday-Sunday, October 26-28. On Land Festivities: We’ll get to the action on the water in a moment–the...

Boat Grant Program Applications Being Accepted Until December 1

Applications are now being accepted for the 2019-20 Kelly Holmes-Moon J/24 Boat Grant Program. If you are between the ages of 21 and 30 and live in the USA, you should apply by December 1, 2018. Your team consisting of 4-5 people must each be between the ages of 18 and 30 (with an allowance...