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Phoenix Wins European Championship at the Royal Western Yacht Club

August 19, 2016

After battling with strong winds and a reasonable sea state for the first three days of the J/24 European Championships in Plymouth, at the start of the final day’s racing, the 37-boat fleet was greeted with a different challenge—light winds. The course for both races was in a tricky southerly varying in strength and direction. [...]

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European Championship at the Royal Western Yacht Club – Day 2

August 18, 2016

Another fantastic day of racing was enjoyed by the J/24 fleet on day 2 of the European Championship hosted by Royal Western Yacht Club in Plymouth. As the wind had dropped slightly, the majority of the fleet opted for genoas from race one, deciding to remain powered up in the lulls and endure the gusts. [...]

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European Championship at the Royal Western Yacht Club – Day 1

August 17, 2016

The opening day of the J/24 European Championship started in what only can be described as champagne sailing conditions in this year’s host city, Plymouth. The 37 boats were greeted by sunshine and the prospect of force 5 conditions for the day and were not disappointed during the three races held south on Plymouth breakwater. [...]

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Chester Race Week

August 15, 2016

Chester Race Week was hosted by Chester Yacht Club in Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada from August 10-13 with seven J/24s in attendance. Eight races were completed, dominated by David Wedlake’s Barely Legal who won six races and added in a 2,3 for just 8 net points. Following in second and third respectively were Chris Veinot’s [...]

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Kilcullen Irelands Eye J/24 Westerns Champion

Ten boats and 50 competitors turned out for the two-day event sailed on the lake of Lough Ree. Boats came from Howth, Dun Laoghaire, Sligo and Lough Derg in Tipperary; all travelled to Lough Ree Yacht Club (LRYC–the world’s second oldest yacht club. The onsite crane lifted all 10 boats into the lake on Friday evening [...]

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J/24 North Americans 2016 Entertainment News Flash

August 3, 2016

Welcoming J/24 sailors with a hearty BBQ buffet dinner Friday, September 9 will also feature musical favourites from the 80s to today by popular band “Soul FUNkshun” – a 9-piece band with four horns and five vocalists. Thanks to sponsors and WeirFoulds LLP. Check out the band at See you September 8-11, 2016!

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