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Welcome Fleet 183 Phoenix

Thanks to Victor Felice for this report: Some still think Phoenix is in a desert – a Sahara type desert. Quite the contrary. We do have nearly 365 days of sunshine, very little rain (ergo the desert), and the city is the fifth largest and Maricopa County is the fastest growing in the...

2019 District 3 Championship July 20 & 21

Fleet 182 and the Sayville Yacht Club would like to invite you to participate in the 2019 District 3 Championship. The regatta will be held on July 20 & 21. This will give you a chance to get familiar with the site of the 2020 Good Samaritan Hospital J/24 North American Championship. If...

Three Bridge Fiasco

The 2019 edition of the Three Bridge Fiasco in San Francisco, CA will go down in the history books as one of the nicest in recent memory—sunny skies, gentle northeast winds of 4 to 12 knots and warm 72 F temperatures. The Singlehanded Sailing Society welcomed a fleet of 334 boats that were...

US J/24 Class Association Awards Third Annual Boat Grant to Matt Miranda from Ronkonkoma, New York

The US J/24 Class Association has awarded the third annual Kelly Holmes-Moon J/24 Boat Grant to Matt Miranda from Ronkonkoma, New York. The Program is named in honor of Kelly Holmes-Moon, a long-time supporter of the J/24 Class Association who served as US Class President and as the Copyright Holder’s Representative.

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 hospitals in New York. Sailing fits within...

2019 Worlds Petitions + Women and Youth Applications

For the 2019 J/24 World Championship in Miami, Florida this October, there may be limited berths available from qualified individuals who are unable to participate.

Also, the IJCA Regatta Regulations allow the following opportunities for Women and Youth in the J/24:
One all female crew per country, to be selected by...

District One 2018 Update

By Finn Hadlock (District One contains Fleet 23 in Malletts Bay/Lake Champlain, Vermont, Fleet 28 in Marblehead/Beverly/Salem, Massachusetts, Fleet 43 in Falmouth, Maine, and Fleet 139 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.) 2018 was another great year for District One, and it was certainly fun to see 48 boats at...

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...