Porto Cervo, Sardinia)- The YC Costa Smeralda, in concert with the Italian J/70 Class, have announced that the J/70 World Championship has a major new sponsor for the event!
Riccardo Bonadeo, Commodore of YC Costa Smeralda, has announced that German auto company AUDI, partner of many international sailing events, will be the main sponsor of the J/70 World Championship 2017.
The Audi J/70 World Championship is going to take place in the waters of Porto Cervo from September 12th to September 16th off the fabulous YCCS facility on the northeastern side of Sardinia. Over 80 teams are expected from across the world, with virtually all European countries represented plus, Asian, North American and South American teams joining what promises to be an epic sailing experience for J/70 sailors. For more J/70 World Championship sailing information
Team Yeti have been crowned champions of the inaugural J/70 UK Grand Slam Series. The sailing team skippered by Jack Davies have been determined winners of the season-long regatta series organised by the UK J/70 class. Over 50 different teams competed in the series, and Yeti clinched the overall title by just a matter of points from Patrick Liardet’s Cosmic and Allan Higgs’ ESF Energy. Continue reading
Finally, the first step to competing at your biggest event of the year is here! The Royal Southern Yacht Club will host the 2017 Europeans from 5th – 9th June, with the biggest number of Js expected at one UK event since the J/80 Worlds in 2012. Continue reading
The Royal Southern Yacht Club (RSrnYC) is proud to be hosting the 2017 J/70 Class European Championships from Saturday 3rd to Friday 9th June, in conjunction with the J/70 UK Class Association. Continue reading
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