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July 18, 2019 – Day One J/70 UK Class Training Event Paul Ward’s Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat was fully launched, winning all three races. Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat was the top performing J/70 at the recent European Championships, and that time on the water against top international competition, is reaping rewards. Read more

03 June, 2019 – Round 4 of the 2019 J/70 UK Grand Slam Series, the Royal Thames YC Southern Championships, was won by Ian Wilson & Marshall King’s Soak Racing. Second was John Greenland’s JDog, and third was Graham Clapp’s Jeepster. Read more

12 May, 2019 – Round 3 of the 2019 J/70 UK Class Grand Slam Series, the RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup, was won by Paul Ward’s Eat, Sleep, J, Repeat with a crew of Ruaridh Scott,Mario Trindade and Oli Wells. Second was Clive Bush racing Darcey, and Doug Struth’s DSP, was third. Read more

29 April, 2019 – Warsash Spring Championships Series  Ian Wilson & Marshall King’s Soak Racing started the J/70 UK Grand Slam Series in style, scoring all podium finishes including six bullets to win the 2019 Warsash Spring Championship for the J/70 Class. Second was Doug Struth’s DSP, who scored five podium finishes including two races wins . Paul Ward’s Eat,Sleep, J, Repeat was third. Read more

16 April, 2019 – Warsash Spring Championships 13-14 April – Ian Wilson & Marshall King’s Soak Racing started the J/70 UK Grand Slam Series in style, winning the opening round of the nine-regatta Grand Slam Series. Soak Racing scored five bullets out of eight races over the two days, including a hatrick on the last day. Read more

13 April, 2019 – Well done to Ian Wilson‘s Soak Racing, helmed by Marshall King for topping the leaderboard on the first day of the Warsash Spring Championshipswith two bullets. Read more

29 March, 2019 – With 152 days to the Darwin Escapes 2019 J/70 World Championship, hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. Event Race Director and Commodore of the RTYC, Bob Penfold spoke about the event and the highlight of the J/70 season and gives details on the venue, Torquay Devon. #j70ukca #j70worlds2019 Read more

26 March.2019 – The 2019 season is expected to be bigger than Ben Hur for the J/70 UK and Ireland Class, with ten regattas in the Grand Slam Series, and the first ever J/70 World Championships to be held in the UK. Racing for the Grand Slam Series starts 13 April and concludes 27 October. Read more…

22 March.2019 – Darwin Escapes J/70 Worlds Notice of Race published and entry open to qualified competitors. Read more…

22 March. 2019 – We are looking forward to welcoming J/70 sailors from around the world to compete at Torbay in 2019 and we have a limited number of privately owned J/70s available for charter. Read more…

22 March. 2019 – The Royal Torbay Yacht Club are pleased to announce the appointment of GAC Pindar as the Event Shipping and Logistics Provider for the J/70 2019 World Championships being held in Torquay August 29th to September 6th. Read more…

05 March. 2019 – The Royal Torbay Yacht Club are pleased to announce that Darwin Escapes, one of the UK’s leading holiday park operators, has been appointed as headline sponsor for the J/70 2019 World Championship being held in Torquay August 29th to September 6th. Read more