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    News:  Jumpin Jive Time at J/24 Northern Championship in UK

    The last weekend in September saw the J/24 Northern Championship at Lough Erne Yacht Club in the UK. The event ran over two days consisting of six races in breezy/challenging conditions. Results: 1st Overall Mark Usher from Greystones on Jumpin Jive 2nd Simon McGibney from Foynes Yacht Club on...
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    News:  2019 Kiel Week

    Event Website Contact: Regatta Organisation, 0431 8 50 23, regatta@kyc.de Continue reading...
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    News:  Fun Alster Regatta

    The Hamburg Sailing Club hosted its annual end-of-summer Alster Regatta on the Alster Lake in the middle of Hamburg, Germany. In the octet of J/24s, it was a virtual sweep of the five races by the German GER 5420 team of Emily Kern, Maike Hass Oko, Gesa Goellner, Johanna Richter and Tom Stryi...
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    News:  Hyde Wins Irish J/24 Nationals

    Thanks to AFLOAT.IE in Ireland for the report: The Irish J/24 National Championship concluded at Foynes Yacht Club in a light to moderate westerly breeze. The Foynes YC PRO Derek Bothwell was able to start on schedule for the first time the entire weekend after hours spent waiting around for...
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    News:  Final Race Determines J/24 US National Champion: Robby Brown’s Angel of Harlem

    By way of a second-place finish in Sunday’s final, and only, race, Robby Brown’s Angel of Harlem clinched his first J/24 US National Championship. The Florida-based helmsman came into Sunday nine points behind Tony Parker’s Bangor Packet, but Brown’s second, paired with Parker’s 12, gave him the...
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    News:  Will Welles’ Kaster Crowned 40th J/24 World Champion

    Will Welles’ Kaster of the USA has achieved his second J/24 World Championship in five years, this time at the 40th edition of the prestigious Championship in Riva del Garda, Italy. With crew Nick Turney, Rich Bowen, Giuliano Cattarozzi and Andrea Casale, the Newport, RI-based helmsman recorded...
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    News:  Will Welles’ Kaster Keeps Hold of J/24 World Championship

    Lake Garda delivered more of the same champagne conditions on the middle day of the J/24 World Championship in Riva del Garda, Italy. American Will Welles’ Kaster showed the same consistency, posting two second place finishes in Wednesday’s pair of races. Welles now boasts a seven-point...
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    News:  Will Welles’ Kaster Holds Lead at J/24 World Championship

    The leaderboard tightened up Tuesday at the J/24 World Championship in Riva del Garda, Italy. Lake Garda again produced fantastic conditions as the 89 teams recorded two more races, bringing the total to five, including now one discard. American Will Welles’ Kaster maintained the top spot with...
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    News:  89 Boats Commence 40th J/24 World Championship

    Lake Garda lived up to its “bucket list” reputation on the opening day of the J/24 World Championship in Riva del Garda, Italy. Eighty-nine teams from 14 countries (Australia, Brazil, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden and United...
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    News:  Ninety-eight Crews Representing 16 Countries for the 2018 J/24 World Championship

    The 2018 J/24 World Championship organized through August 31 by Fraglia Vela Riva del Garda in Italy is about to begin. Ninety-eight boats are registered representing 16 countries (Australia, Brazil, Denmark, Estonia, France, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea...
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    News:  J/24 Canadian Championship at CORK International Regatta

    The 2018 CORK International Regatta attracted 256 boats that competed in one-design competition on August 14-17 in Kingston, Ontario. This event also served as the J/24 Canadian Championship, won by Michael Howarth from Bronte Harbour Yacht Club. Winds were typically light and shifty for...
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    News:  Peer Kock and Crew are 2018 J/24 European Champions

    Experience and consistency were the key to success at the J/24 European Championship that was held in Glücksburg, Germany from 23 to 27 July. In light winds and shifty conditions, Peer Kock and his team from Hamburg had an impressive series which led the way to the overall victory. In the end...
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    News:  SEAWOLF Leads Argentina J/24 Winter Series

    The Central Republic J/24 fleet in Argentina completed the first of their Winter Series on their Cordovan lake-Lago Salinas Grandes-for a competitive 16-boat fleet. Winning the first regatta was one of the newest boats in the fleet: Pablo Senestrari’s SEAWOLF. After six races, their 3-1-1-3-3-15...
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    News:  Kieler Woche Belongs to Mike Ingham

    Twenty-seven J/24s enjoyed 11 races at Kieler Woche in north Germany. American Mike Ingham dominated the fleet and was able take a DNS in the final race to end with 25 net points. With crew Max Holzer, Marianne Schoke, Quinn Schwenker and Justin Justin, the team nailed four bullets and kept...
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    News:  LA SUPERBA Dominates Italian J/24 Championship

    The 38th Italian Open J/24 Championship finished after eight races in the waters of Garda Trentino. For Ignacio Bonanno, skipper of Italian Navy ITA 416 LA SUPERBA, this was their fifth Italian title in the J/24 Class (the previous ones were 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2017, in addition to the J/24...
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