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YouRegatta Team Strong at Charleston Race Week

Sperry Charleston Race Week concluded April 14 in spectacular fashion with strong winds producing exciting action. Carter White skippered YouRegatta to the most dominant victory of Race Week, winning seven straight races in the J/24 fleet after placing second in Friday’s opener. YouRegatta did not start Race 9 and still finished 12 points clear of...

Will Welles’ Bruschetta Crowned J/24 North American Champion

Will Welles’ Bruschetta withstood a charging Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet to return the J/24 North American Championship to Newport, RI. Welles, two-time J/24 World Champion and now four-time J/24 North American Champion, came into Friday’s final two races with a slight two-point advantage over Parker. With boat owner Aroldo de Rienzo aboard as well as...

Americans to Duke It Out for J/24 North American Championship

After eight stunning races in Valle de Bravo Mexico, two Americans will battle for the title of 2019 J/24 North American Champion: Will Welles’ Bruschetta and Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet. Welles suffered a UFD penalty in Thursday’s opening contest, which became his discard, leaving him with 15 net points. Parker continued his ascent to the...

Will Welles’ Bruschetta Stays Strong at J/24 North American Championship

Another gorgeous day in Valle de Bravo, another day atop the leaderboard for Will Welles’ Bruschetta at the J/24 North American Championship. With boat owner Aroldo de Rienzo aboard as well as Rich Bowen, John McCabe and PJ Schaffer, Bruschetta lodged scores of 1,5,1 on Wednesday. Now able to discard the fifth in race five,...

How Do You Spell Perfection in Spanish? Valle de Bravo

Twenty-seven J/24s reveled in flawless conditions as the J/24 North American Championship kicked off at Club Nautico Valle de Bravo in Mexico. Winds started at 10-12 knots and increased to 12-16, with occasional higher gusts. Current J/24 World Champion Will Welles, racing Bruschetta, of the USA has taken the early advantage with 5 points, following...

Good Samaritan Hospital 2020 J/24 North American Championship Update

The Fleet 182 and the Sayville Yacht Club are proud to announce a partnership with Good Samaritan Hospital of West Islip, NY to become the title sponsor of the 2020 J/24 North American Championship. Good Samaritan Hospital is part of the Catholic Health Services family of...

Light Airs Big Daddy Regatta

The Big Daddy Regatta marks the 34th year of mark racing on Saturday and a Pursuit race on Sunday hosted by Richmond Yacht Club. All mono-hulled keelboats with a Northern California PHRF rating of 280 and below were invited. Fleets over 5 boats may be given one-design starts on Saturday. A J/24 won PHRF F...