April 29, 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: ...

South African Class National Championship

What a fantastic 2016 J/22 South African National Championship at Witbank Yacht and Aquatic Club! Four days of challenging winds for Race Officer Dave Rushton and his team of bridge crew, mark layers and NSRI. Mornings had delayed starts because of no wind, but later in the day five hectic races took place in strong and gusty winds. Ultimately 15 races were completed with the usual closely contested race honors. The black flag made its appearance; this has become an expected occurrence with the fleet. Unfortunately one boat extended the ...

J/22 Mpumalanga Provincials/Nationals

2017 J22 Mpumalanga Provincial Results Thanks to Sharin Richmond of the South African Class for this report: 13 entries and yet another awesome regatta at Witbank Yacht Club for the J/22 Mpumalanga Provincials. Saturday got off to a busy start for all the boats, with some only arriving that morning and others having a slow start after the previous late night. The wind was no enticement to get out there with 3-5 knots that was switchy and unreliable. After two races (one being abandoned) and the promise of good winds ...

2017 J/22 World Championship

May 30–June 4 Scheveningen, The Netherlands https://j22.nl/worlds2017/event/nsr/ Registration for the 2017 J/22 World Championship at the North Sea Regatta is open. The North Sea Regatta Week 2017 starts with the Vuurschepenrace from Scheveningen to Harwich on Saturday 27 May, followed by the RORC North Sea Race on 30 May. After the offshore races, they continue with three days of inshore racing, starting on Friday 2nd of June. During the North Sea Regatta Week 2017, the J/22 Worlds will also be held in Scheveningen, where racing for the J/22s starts on ...
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