April 29, 2016

FRAPORITA Ices Cooling Down Regatta

The J/22s enjoyed one of their largest turnouts for the fall Cooling Down Regatta in The Netherlands. Ten boats sailed this year’s regatta in good sailing conditions, with the fleet being treated to eight races over the weekend. The winning FRAPORITA team consisted of Jean-Michel Lautier, Giuseeppe d’Aquino and Denis Neves. The margin of victory was enormous, posting seven firsts in the eight race series for a total of 9 points. It was quite the battle for the balance of the top five. Just barely hanging onto second place after ...

Jamin’ Jamaica Regatta

Mike Farrington and the Cayman Island Sailing Club team returned to the regatta with a vengeance after a four-year hiatus. Nearly winning every race in the two-day series, Farrington’s Cayman crew sailed TAKE 5 nearly flawlessly to win the Jamaica Jamin J/22 Regatta with a commanding lead over the rest of the 11-boat fleet that came from Canada, USA (Newport), Cayman Islands, Montego Bay and Kingston. With the usual tradewinds blowing from the east, the Montego Bay YC’s PRO team (led by Richard Hamilton) managed to run the complete set ...

Invitation to 2016 J/22 World Championship

On behalf of the International J/22 Class Association, the Canadian J/22 Class Association and CORK/Sail Kingston, we are pleased to invite you to the 2016 J/22 World Championship. The 2016 J/22 World Championship will take place August 19-25 at CORK/Sail Kingston, located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Sailing will take place on the waters at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, which offers some of the best fresh water sailing in the world. The city of Kingston is nestled at the mouth of the Rideau Canal and the St. Lawrence River ...

Commodore Wins J/22 Commodore’s Cup

JUST LEAVIN’, the J/22 sponsored by Yellow Pages, took first place for the third year in a row at the J/22 Commodore’s Cup in the Cayman Islands. At the helm was Commodore Mike Farrington and crew consisting of Matt Diaz and Ralph Harvey. Earlier in the Caribbean winter sailing season, Farrington was the winner of the Montego Bay YC’s J/22 Jammin’ Jamaica event. The Commodore’s Cocktail party was well attended, where the 50th anniversary celebration for the club was announced. For more J/22 Cayman Islands sailing information, visit http://www.sailing.ky/....
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