Welcome to the J/70 UK Class Association! The most exciting fleet in UK sailing.
There are over 70 of us now sailing in British waters, with the majority of the fleet in the Solent. The class committee was formed by a bunch of keen owners who love their boats and want to encourage lots of big fleet racing, with the best shore-side entertainment too.
The 2018 Annual General Meeting was held at 6.00pm on 21st July 2018 in the North Dining Room at Royal Southern Yacht Club during the National Championships.
Amongst other matters the class approved a new constitution for the UK and Ireland Class Association and the draft 2019 regatta schedule was discussed. See agenda and documents.
2018 Event Schedule
Each year we put together a full calendar of events, and as the J/70 is ISAF recognised you can compete at European and World Championships too.
We have an exciting schedule of UK racing events for 2018 providing the best one-design racing, mostly consisting of short-course multi-race days.
The major events combine to form the 2018 J/70 CLASS UK GRAND SLAM SERIES.
2018 J/70 Class UK Grand Slam Series Results
Event #6 – Cowes Week Mini Series
Event #7 – Autumn Championships
2019 World Championships
We are also looking forward to hosting the 2019 J/70 World Championships in the UK at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. The 2017 World Championships had 175 entries and places will be limited for 2019. Qualification for up to 20 UK members can be achieved by through the 2018 J/70 UK Grand Slam Series, so if you are considering joining the fleet now is an excellent time!
Please read the UK Qualifying System for the 2019 J/70 World Championship
If you are active sailing in the J/70 UK fleet as an owner, member or crew then please Join the J/70 UK Sailors Facebook Group to hear all the latest news about J/70 racing and social events and contribute to the buzz around the UK’s best sportboat class.
We look forward to sailing with you. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Hannah Prevost, UK Class Captain or any of the committee members.