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Making Memories at the East Coast Championship

Thanks to Travis Odenbach for this report: Over the weekend of October 17-18, Severn Sailing Association held the annual J/24 East Coast Championship in Annapolis, MD. Each year, almost every team on the East Coast looks forward to this long-standing regatta. The event attracts some of the very best in the Class; but not only...

Velocidad Wins Changing of the Colors

The Lake George Club in Diamond Point, NY hosted the 42nd annual J/24 Changing of the Colors regatta the first weekend of October. 24 boats were on the start line from fleets as far away as Buffalo, Rochester, Scituate and Portland, ME, along with eight local boats representing Lake George’s Fleet 24. The race course...

Fun Annapolis NOOD

Racing was held August 28-30 for the Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Annapolis. The final of three days of racing treated sailors across 78 teams to cooler temperatures, sun and moderate (but signature Annapolis shifty) winds for the final two to three races among the two divisions and 10 fleets. Six J/24s competed, and were controlled...

J/24s Back in Action at Verve Cup Inshore

The 2020 Verve Cup Inshore Regatta was hosted by Chicago Yacht Club Belmont Station from August 22-23. Nine J/24s were registered, and six races went in the books. Ryan Lashaway’s Rumming on Empty controlled the fleet, winning five races and adding a second for just 7 points. Andy Camarda’s Full Moon won the battle for...

Annapolis Two-Bridge Fiasco

"Build it and they will come," reported Will Keyworth from Annapolis. "Annapolis Yacht Club built on a race format used successfully in San Francisco Bay called the Three Bridge Fiasco but named theirs’s the Two Bridge Fiasco. Over 100 single and doublehanded teams hit the starting line for this new event, and no one was...

J/24 Wins SORC Social Distance Race

Thanks to Rick Jarchow for this Fleet 10 Report: With sailing having been put on hold for the spring in Miami, a COVID-19 hot spot, things have gotten rolling again. Thanks to SORC Sailing, we got four J/24s to enter the Social Distance Race. Sailing under...

The Degradpre Double Handed & Family Regatta

J/24 Fleet 43 Making Racing Happen During Covid Thanks to Molly White for this report: All over the country and the world, areas are in a variety of phases with varied restrictions that are making it challenging for our sport and Maine is no different. However, rather...