April 24, 2014

Zipper Repeats at Jamaica Jammin’ Regatta

The Jamaica Jammin’ Regatta sailed in the club’s J/22 one-design fleet has a wonderful history in the challenging waters of Montego Bay, Jamaica. This annual regatta is an open invitation to the global sailing community to bring a crew to Jamaica, race someone else’s boat (at no cost), get home hosted (at no cost) and get the ultimate high on a great race track for a very modest entry fee. After the largest turnout ever in 2012 with every J/22 in the country sailing, 2013 was always going to be ...

Gurgel Tops Alster Act J/22 Match Race Regatta

The 23rd Alster Act Match Race hosted 10 teams this year from five countries across Europe. This ISAF Grade 3 match-race event was hosted by the Hamburger Segel Club on the famous Alster Lake in the middle of Germany’s second largest city—Hamburg. The weather conditions proved to be perfect for match-racing the fleet of six J/22s for most of the weekend until the breeze started to diminish on Sunday afternoon. While 65 matches were scheduled, the regatta PRO wisely decided to adjust the match race schedule to complete the semi-finals ...

J22 Class World Championships are coming to South Africa in 2014!

The J22 Class World Championships, to be hosted in South Africa in 2014, has been officially sanctioned. The South African J22 class will proudly host the class World Championships at the Vaal Dam situated in the Northern Free State Province. The Deneysville Aquatic Club, in the small village of Deneysville on the Free State side of the dam, will be the privileged co-host the social events. The regatta centre and base the world championship fleet will be at Manten Marina, also situated in the village of Denysville. The amazing facilities ...

British Win J/22 2K Team-Race Germany

The J/22 Class in Germany and the Hamburger Segel-Club in Germany created a fun, new regatta to be sailed on the Alster Lake as a team race and called it the 2K International Cup. The regatta saw very close competition amongst the teams that participated from Italy, Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands. Here was the report from Manuel Huensch on how it all went down on the lake: “Day three dawned with gale force winds as the 2K International Tour moved to the final stages of the regatta. With ...
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