Paul Abdullah Takes Kings Day

Thanks to Dave Noble for this report: The first of the East Coast "Winter" J/24 regattas was sailed at The Florida Yacht Club on November 18-19. The Kings Day Regatta has always been recognized for its great sailing and competition along with two grand meals that accentuate the socializing attribute of the J/24 Class. Friday,...

Crew You Regatta

Five years ago, Northern California resident Jasper Van Vliet, a sailing instructor at that time, was lamenting the lack of opportunities for non-boat-owning enthusiasts to drive during a race. So he invented a regatta, then turned to his favorite San Francisco fleet—J/24, number 17. What he and peers developed is the Crew You Regatta sponsored...

San Francisco Bay One Design Winter Series Kick Off

The annual San Francisco Bay One Design Winter Series kicked off at Sausalito Yacht Club. Teams enjoyed sunshine and mild breeze on the first race day of the weekend series that sails on the second Saturday of each month from November thru February. The J/24s had a match race scenario between Jasper Van Vliet’s EVIL...