December 20, 2014

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.  ...

Silver Anniversary J/22 Jamin’ Jamaica

Since 1983, J/22s have been part of the sailing landscape in Jamaica, and the J/22 also expanded as a fleet at Montego Bay Yacht Club. For over a quarter century, the Jamaican family of J/22 sailors have hosted their Jamin’ Jamaica Invitational since 1989. The format is simple. The local fleet of around a dozen boats would have their Jamaican J/22 Nationals 2-3 weeks prior to the Jamin’ Regatta, with the top two teams from each fleet “qualifying” to sail their own boats in the Jamin’ event to represent the ...

MOJO 4 ROOKIES J/22 European Circuit Winners

The 2014 J/22 Euro Circuit saw a nice increase in overall participation with 64 teams from Germany, The Netherlands, France and Belgium having participated in at least one regatta in the nine-race series. Taking the overall honors was the German team of MOJO 4 ROOKIES skippered by Svend Hartog. The M4R team ended the season with a high-point score of 135.05 points. Taking a second overall was the French team of Reiner Brockerhoff on JAZZY, finishing the year with 122.05 points. They were followed by yet another German team in ...

BEASTIE BOYS Crowned J/22 European Champions

This year’s Grand Prix De L’Ecole Navale (GPEN), sailed from May 29-June 1, was yet another well-organized and fun sailing event for the participants. L’École Navale (French Naval Academy) and their Race Committee PROs conducted excellent racing across three racing sites—the bay of Crozon-Morgat, the bay of Camaret and le port du Château in Brest (Brest marina). The J/22s were hosting their European Championship concurrently with GPEN. With 16 entries from France, Germany and the Netherlands, the racing was apparently going to be close and competitive. However, one boat upset ...
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