December 15, 2017

2018 J/22 World Championship

The Notice of Race is posted, and registration is open for the 2018 J/22 World Championship hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club in Maryland from September 11-14. Annapolis Yacht Club had a devastating fire during the holiday season 2015, and this World Championship will be the first major regatta to be hosted in the new venue. Racing will run from Tuesday, September 10 through Friday, September 14. Plan on leaving Saturday, as the Friday night awards bash will be one for the books. Measurement will take place Sunday and Monday prior ...

Chris Doyle’s The Jug 4 1 Takes J/22 North American Championship on Tie-Breaker

Chris Doyle’s The Jug 4 1 Takes J/22 North American Championship on Tie-Breaker In sports, coaches always say that every point matters. That was certainly the case at the J/22 North American Championship hosted by Buffalo Yacht Club in Buffalo, NY. Chris Doyle’s The Jug 4 1 went into the ninth and final contest in third place, four points behind Travis Odenbach’s HoneyBadger. Doyle did his part by scoring a bullet, and paired with Odenbach’s fifth-place finish, the local team of Chris Doyle, Will Harris and Adam Burns took the ...

Raised J (CAN 1644) Takes J/22 Canadian Championship

Thanks to Trevor Collins for this report: Hudson Yacht Club played host to the 2017 J/22 Canadian Championship on the weekend of August 19-20. The fleet of 15 competitors took to the water on Saturday with shifty Southwest winds ranging from 6-14 knots enabling the Race Committee to complete four solid races by mid-afternoon. Raised J ended the day with 1,2,2,1 (6) on the score sheet, placing them in first place, followed by Mo’ Money (USA489) 4,3,1,2 (10) and Three’s Company (CAN 457) 6,1,7,4 (18). Sunday delivered near perfect racing ...

Jammin’ J/22 Jamaica Nationals

The largest J/22 fleets in the Caribbean reside in the Cayman Islands and on Jamaica. In recent years, those two fleets get together and invite sailors from all over the world to come down and sail off Montego Bay, Jamaica. The event is called the Jammin’ J/22 Jamaica Regatta and is hosted by the Montego Bay Yacht Club in typical trade winds of 15-20 knots. The format is designed to encourage foreign sailors to visit as duets or entire crews of 3-4 people. Of the 15 boats on the island, ...
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