June 28, 2017

Netherlands J/22 Warming Up Report

The J/22 Class in the Netherlands is warming up for the J/22 World Championship that is starting on May 30 in Scheveningen. They hosted their annual ‘Spring Warming Up’ Regatta series in the Dutch Roelofarendveen. The Brassermermeer had sunshine, a blue sky and light breeze from the northeast. Twenty boats participated, with most of the crews from The Netherlands, plus there were four top crews from Germany’s J/22 Class and two top French teams. After a total of nine races, it was quickly clear who would be at the forefront: ...

Van Uden Reco Stellendam Regatta

With rain, sun and above all plenty of wind, the Van Uden Reco Stellendam Regatta was a spectacular season opener for the over 100+ registered sailing teams in the Benelux region (The Netherlands). The J/22 was the largest fleet in the regatta with no less than 23 participants this year. Lisanne Nijdam’s TU DELFT crew on NED 1365 won last year with a one point difference, but this year it was a much different story. A significant development in the Dutch J/22 Class was that nine of the skippers were ...

South African Class Nationals at Lake Deneys Yacht Club

Thanks to Sharin Richmond for this report: Thirty skippers and crew from all over South Africa (some new to the Class, others experts at what they do and all the others in between) experienced some amazing sailing from 27 April – 1 May at the South African Class Nationals at Lake Deneys Yacht Club, Vaal Dam. The wind undoubtedly could have been a “tad” stronger, and the Racer Officer Dave Rushton would have found things far easier if it had been steady. Dave and crew’s additional challenge was a very ...

Nic Bol Wins J/22 World Championship

Thank you for Rosemarijn Verdoorn, Chair of the Dutch J/22 Class Association for the following report: First of all, it was an honor to be the host country of the J/22 Worlds this year! We had a great week, with changing conditions, lovely weather and a lot of happy people at the end of the week. We started the week on Tuesday the 30th of May with measuring and registration. As everyone was eager to start their World Championship, there already was a line at 10AM. We had one and ...
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all-day 2017 J/Fest Great Lakes @ Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club
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