May 26, 2016

Botherel Dominates J/22s at GPEN

The Grand Prix de l’Ecole Navale (the French Naval Academy) hosted yet another popular edition of GPEN off the countryside of Camaret, France. A strong fleet of 15 J/22s participated off the mouth of the river. Winning the J/22 fleet after four races was Claire & Pierre Bothorel on PAPY J. Taking second overall was the Dutch team on BIGROLL TU DELFT BROACH BEAUFORT, skippered by Hylke Kooistra with crew of Tom Holewijn, Bern Laninga and Timen Petri. A past French J/22 champion, Patrick Huet, completed the podium in the ...

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 ...

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 ...

North Sea Regatta

The Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta (Scheveningen, Netherlands) is the largest sailing event hosted in The Netherlands each year. With dozens of classes and over 400 boats, there is something for everyone racing out of the port of Scheveningen. The newest innovation for this year’s North Sea Regatta was the ongoing series for the Dutch National Doublehanded Championship. After the two offshore races the previous weekends, the fleet assembled for their most difficult challenges yet, around-the-buoys racing double-handed on a close course. Windy, wavy conditions prevailed for most of the ...
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