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Chris Stone Edges Out Win at Charleston Race Week

Skipper Chris Stone steered Velocidad to victory in the J/24 fleet at Charleston Race Week, winning three races and taking third in three others. Velocidad finished equal on points with Robby Brown (St. Petersburg, FL), but won the tiebreaker based on posting one more bullet, and Stone earned his first class championship at Sperry Charleston...

Evil Octopus Bests J/24s at J/Fest San Francisco

The St. Francis Yacht Club held its annual J/Fest April 7-9 with rain, low clouds, wind and sun. The J/24 fleet battled for supremacy, but in the end, it was the EVIL OCTOPUS from Richmond YC, skippered by Jasper Van Vliet, that posted a scoreline of 2-1-1-2-4 for 10 points to win. Second was Paul...

Will Welles’ Bogus Runs Away With J/24 Midwinter Championship

All eight scheduled races were completed in gorgeous Miami, FL conditions at the J/24 Midwinter Championship, but Will Welles’ Bogus only needed seven of them to tie up the victory. Rhode Island-based helmsman Welles led his team of Rich Bowen, Jock Hayes, PJ Schaffer and Nick Turney to a scoreline of 2,1,1,5,1,2,3 for 15 points,...

Will Welles Closing In on J/24 Midwinter Championship

Thirty-five teams basked in the spectacular south Florida weather on Saturday as another three races went in the books at the J/24 Midwinter Championship in Miami, FL. In winds varying between 10-15 knots, Will Welles’ Bogus retained a solid hold on first place, now lying with 7 net points in six races. Able to drop...

J/24 Midwinter Championship Launches in Miami

Biscayne Bay in Miami, FL delivered beautiful conditions for the 35 teams who traveled from as far as Seattle, WA for the J/24 Midwinter Championship. Under puffy white clouds, with temperatures in the 80s and winds between 6-10 knots, Will Welles’ Bogus jumped out to the initial advantage with scores of 2,1,1 for 4 points....