After the thrills and spills of Saturday’s high winds, a bright start was a welcome sight to competitors as they followed the committee back to the south side of the break water for the final 3 races of the championships. Continue reading
What a difference a day makes! With big breeze forecast the committee kept the fleet inside the historic Plymouth breakwater on Saturday, a wise decision as gusts of up to 28 knots were recorded. Under these conditions, it was the teams who kept cool under pressure who were set to see their fortunes change. Continue reading
The 19 teams sailing at the J/70 Ullman Sails National Championships awoke to a steady breeze of 10 to 15 knots from the south west. The skies were grey with light drizzle in the air but with the forecast for sun later in the day, spirits were high as the crews headed to the south side of Plymouth breakwater.
The J/70 Class Association is thrilled to announce the support of a number of sponsors for their National Championships, taking place 2nd– 4th September from the Royal Western Yacht Club, Plymouth.
18 boats turned out for the first ever J/70 Summer Championships, hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron. After 7 races, the Champion was Jeremy Thorp, new owner of J/70 Joyride.