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J/CUP Regatta Preview : 21-May-2018 9pm
J/CUP Regatta Preview
(Cowes, IOW, England)- The Island Sailing Club will be hosting the annual J/CUP U.K. this coming weekend for an amazing fleet of fifty-eight boats from eight countries (United Kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Wales, France, Ireland).  There will be One-design racing for J/70s, J/88s, J/92s, J/97s, J/109s, J/111s, and an IRC handicap class.Sailing will take place on the infamous Solent, where tidal current tactics matter at least as much as playing windshifts and wind streaks on what many consider to be one of the trickiest bodies of water to sail on in...
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RORC Vice Admirals Cup Preview
(Cowes, IOW, England)- This Solent-based inshore regatta is primarily for one-design classes or similar style of boats to enjoy three days of intense racing.  After each day's racing, competitors can enjoy the welcoming atmosphere and socials in the RORC Cowes Clubhouse.The regatta takes place from Friday, May 18th to Sunday, May 20th.  A mixture of windward/ leeward and “random leg” round-the-cans races are planned for the fleet with up to four races per day! There are over a dozen J/crews sailing the event, with a J/109 class of seven boats, a J/111 class of...
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J/70 RIMETTE Awarded Annapolis NOOD Regatta Overall Champion
(Annapolis, MD)- Warm weather, sunny skies and moderate breeze set the stage for a solid day of racing on the Chesapeake Bay for the first day of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in Annapolis on Friday. All classes on three race courses completed five races to kick off the three-day event.  Then, Saturday dawned with a light northerly breeze fiasco with only a few fleets completing one race.  Sunday dawned with little more promise, giving most fleets a chance for two more races in yet more light northerly winds.In...
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J/70 RIMETTE Awarded Annapolis NOOD Regatta Overall Champion
(Annapolis, MD)- Warm weather, sunny skies and moderate breeze set the stage for a solid day of racing on the Chesapeake Bay for the first day of the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta in Annapolis on Friday. All classes on three race courses completed five races to kick off the three-day event.  Then, Saturday dawned with a light northerly breeze fiasco with only a few fleets completing one race.  Sunday dawned with little more promise, giving most fleets a chance for two more races in yet more light northerly winds.In...
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Fast Newport to Ensenada Race!
(Newport Beach, CA)- The annual Newport to Ensenada Race had one of its fastest races ever, especially for the “big boats”.  The race is a ritualistic dance for much of the southern California offshore racing community.  It has evolved over time to accommodate more sailing enthusiasts.  Today, it provided the 193 boats entered three choices: the “classic” Newport to Ensenada race of 125nm, the Newport to San Diego race of 75nm, and the Newport to Dana Point race of just 15nm. What is the attraction of this fabled offshore race down the Pacific...
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No-Surprises @ Warsash Spring Series Finale
(Warsash, England)- The Warsash Sailing Club’s annual Helly Hansen Spring Series produced no surprises at the end of six weekends of racing.  In addition, the two-weekend Crewsaver Spring Championship also did not see measurable changes in the standings from last weekend.  As always with the wind off the mainland shore, big shifts were evident, and success in the final weekend went to those boats that managed to play the shifts correctly.SPRING CHAMPIONSHIPPeter Knight- PRO of White Group- exclaimed, “This second Saturday played out much the same as the first. We got the classes...
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