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Roundabout Tops J/24s at Southern Bay Race Week

Every year the Hampton Yacht Club hosts the popular Southern Bay Race Week for a combination of one-design and PHRF handicap classes. In the J/24 fleet, it was Alan Bomar’s ROUNDABOUT taking the win after seven races, accumulating three firsts and three seconds to win with 9 points net. Second was Mike Veraldi’s QUICKY with...

District 1 Championship—New Castle, NH June 1-2

By Erica Beck Spencer, Sea Bags Women’s Sailing Team Wrapped a wonderful District 1 Championship with 12 teams racing in quaint and historical New Castle, NH, just next to Portsmouth. The regatta held one berth for the 2019 Miami World Championship. Mental Floss from Long Island joined the competition, but the majority of the competitors were...

District 7 J/24 Pennant Series Update

Thanks to Travis Odenbach for this report: Oneida Lake Sailing Club held the second event of the District 7 J/24 Pennant Series on Oneida Lake during the first weekend of June. 14 boats showed up for two days of racing and amazing hospitality at Callahan’s Marina. After what has been a sticky hot May, the...

Freedman Crowned Southwest Champion

Thank you to Tonja Holmes-Moon for this report: The J/24 Texas Circuit, which holds seven regattas hosted by Fleets and yacht clubs across Texas, is well underway after having completed Circuit stop No. 1, the Surfin’ Safari, in Corpus Christi hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club,...

JADED Dominates J/24s at Cinco de Mayo Regatta

The annual Cinco de Mayo Regatta in Santa Barbara, CA is a favorite for one-design keelboats in the region, hosted by Sail Santa Barbara Sailing Club. The conditions on Saturday included winds ranging from 240 to 270 deg at 4-8 knots; Sunday’s sunny breezes built midday from the west around 4-8 knots. The Sail SBSC...

Rush Hour at Annapolis NOOD

The Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta wrapped its third stop of the season with two races completed Sunday, May 6 amid challenging wind conditions on the Chesapeake Bay. In the six-boat J/24 fleet, Pat FitzGerald’s Rush Hour eked out the victory over Pete Kassal’s Spaceman Spiff. Both boats tied at 16 points...

Mike Ingham’s Nautalytics Wins J/24 North American Championship By a Nose

Mike Ingham’s Nautalytics came on strong down the stretch of the J/24 North American Championship to edge out reigning Champion Will Welles’ Bogus and win on a tie-breaker. With crew Marianne Schoke, Max Holzer, Justin Coplan and Quinn Schwenker, Ingham entered Sunday’s racing seven points behind Welles. A Nautalytics bullet in the day’s first race,...

Will Welles’ Bogus Moves Closer to J/24 North American Championship

While three teams are tied on points for second through fourth place at the J/24 North American Championship, they are all looking up at Will Welles’ Bogus who keeps a hold on the top spot with 13 net points in six races so far. Bogus recorded a sixth in Saturday’s opening race, but able to...