July 06, 2015

North Sea Regatta

Participants in the 70th North Sea Regatta (Scheveningen, The Netherlands), powered by Delta Lloyd, were treated to beautiful weather all weekend long. The J/22 Benelux Open Championship went to Jean-Michel Lautier’s FRAPORITA, posting five firsts in the twelve races the J/22 fleet sailed over four days. The FRAPORITA gang sailed a remarkably steady series, posting only top five finishes to win with just 19 points. Only three points back in third place was Ivo Jeukens’ DA KANTOORBUTLER. Rounding out the top five was Erik Verboom’s JAM SESSION in fourth and ...

2015 J/22 Worlds Flyer

The J/22 Worlds 2015 will be provided by the Travemünder Week, one of the largest sailing events in Europe, well known for its social events with countless entertainment such as beach parties, various live music and fireworks. The traditional seaside resort Travemünde is located at the Bay of Lübeck of the Baltic Sea. Around 3000 sailors participating in the race week with more than 800 boats.  ...

Morse Tops J/22 Robert Mallasch Memorial Regatta

(Thanks for this contribution to Richard, skipper of the Renegade team.) Mike Morse and his team of professional cyclists and instructors managed to pip the rest of the fleet to be the champion boat in the first Robert Mallasch Memorial J/22 series (Montego Bay, Jamaica). Mallasch’s widow, Norma, not one for sailing, graced everyone with her presence for the prize giving; it was great to see her. It was a very fitting win for AYAHSO, as not only had Mike organized the race, the prizes (donated by John McConnell before ...

Mphumlanga Provincials in South Africa

The AMTEC Mphumlanga Provincials had ten great races, amazing hospitality as always and three days that will be long remembered. Some were lucky enough to travel on Friday to Witbank to set up their boats. The down side was the very late night they ended up having accompanied with liquid refreshments. Early Saturday the last boats arrived, and by 12.00 the first race was underway in 5k that steadily built to 7.5k from the SSW. From then on, things only got better with the wind strength building to 18.5k and ...
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