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St Petersburg NOOD Regatta Preview
(St Petersburg, FL)– Everything is shaping up in St. Petersburg, Fla., to kick off a great season opener for the Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design Regatta Series — the largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States. The St. Petersburg NOOD regatta, organized by Sailing World and hosted by St. Petersburg Yacht Club, has developed into the one of the largest regattas in Florida, and its 32nd edition will see 185 boats and more than 1,000 professional and amateur sailors converging onto Tampa Bay and the bustling downtown area for racing and fun on this Valentine’s Day weekend...
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SCYA Midwinter Regatta Preview
(Marina del Rey, CA)- The annual Southern California Yachting Association Midwinters Regatta will be taking place this upcoming weekend. The event is hosted by multiple clubs across the SoCal region, spanning from southern San Diego north to Santa Barbara. The most watched event will likely be the dozen J/70s that are sailing off Marina del Rey, hosted by California Yacht Club. As host for the 2020 J/70 World Championship, the J/70 teams will be looking to test, in particular, their boat tuning and boat speed settings for the traditional light to moderate sea breezes that often develop just offshore the...
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Primo Cup– Trophée Credit Suisse Preview
(Monte Carlo, Monaco)– The tradition continues in the Royal Principality of Monaco as the clock ticks down to the 36th Primo Cup, for the Credit Suisse Trophy and Slam garments, organized by the Yacht Club de Monaco. A meeting par excellence for one-designs, the regatta has been held every February since 1985, the month it was launched at the instigation of YC Monaco President HSH Prince Albert II. This year again the profile of classes and competitors points to this being a regatta of a level that will live up to expectations with some 450 sailors expected. Primo Cup regulars...
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NINE Shreds J/70 Bacardi Winter Series II
Segal Tops Corinthians Division (Miami, FL)- As the second Act of the 2019/2020 Bacardi Invitational Winter Series unfolded last weekend, many of the world’s top J/70 teams resumed their battle for supremacy on the waters of Biscayne Bay in Miami. Twenty-five teams came from Brazil, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Mexico, and the USA. Despite the light to medium winds and a hyper-aggressive fleet on the starting line, the six windward/leeward races that were scheduled were completed. Winning their first major J/70 regatta was Oivind Lorentzen's NINE crew from the greater New York area. His crew included Ian Coleman, David...
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J/70 Davis Island Winter Series III Preview
(Tampa, FL)- The third and final regatta of the J/70 Davis Island Winter Series is taking place this coming weekend. An all-star cast of fifty-one boats will be assembled on the choppy waters of Tampa Bay to vie for both regatta and series awards. The Davis Island Yacht Club Race Committee team and PRO are hoping the forecasted weather conditions give them enough breeze on Saturday; after the frontal system passes overnight, Sunday looks to be a nearly perfect day- sunny, 60s, 8-14 kts from the northwest. Will Brian Keane’s SAVASANA sail another solid, conservative regatta to maintain his lead...
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BRUTUS Nips J/70 Monaco Winter Series III
(Monte Carlo, Monaco)- It took one small point to clinch victory, as Act 3 of the Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series went down to the wire. The event was organized by the Yacht Club de Monaco, in collaboration with clothing supplier SLAM. The 45 teams of 13 nationalities who had made the trip were not disappointed, with five races completed in optimal conditions ranging from a 5-12 knot westerly, ending on a 10-14 knot easterly. For the 180 sailors it was another opportunity to experience the race area that is set to host the J/70 World Championship in October 2021. A...
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