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Why J/105s Are San Francisco's Favorite Sailboat?
(San Francisco, CA)- An Enduring Favorite on San Francisco Bay: the J/105.  The Biggest Fleet on the Bay: J/105 Fleet 1 San Francisco.  An Enduring Model for J/Boats: Fleet 1 and the J/105.  Learn more from this article written by Martha Blanchfield, RenegadeSailing.com, as appeared in the February Latitude 38.Within the U.S., the J/105 remains one of the most successful one-design keelboat classes in the over 30-foot range, with major fleets located in Chicago, Annapolis, San Diego, Houston, Marblehead, Cleveland, Seattle and San Francisco. There are two international fleets: J/105 Canada class in Toronto,...
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Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race Update
Top J/Boat Team Wins Balthazar of Champagne!(Marblehead, MA)- Registration is open for the biennial Marblehead to Halifax Ocean race that starts off Marblehead Neck on July 9th.  The 363-nautical mile Marblehead to Halifax is one of the oldest races on the eastern seaboard, beginning in 1905.  It's co-sponsored by the Boston Yacht Club in Marblehead, MA and the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron in Halifax.The race has been a popular one for J/sailors across the northeastern seaboard, with class and overall wins taken by J/Teams over the course of time- J/35s, J/40s, J/44s,...
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New York YC 163rd Annual Regatta Announcement
Large Contingent of J/Teams Plan Participation(Newport, RI)- The oldest regatta, hottest new (and classic) boats, best sailors, fabulous sailing conditions, and unmatched shoreside amenities and hospitality (massive cocktail parties) that only the New York Yacht Club Harbour Court and Newport, R.I., can offer. All these things and more make the 163rd New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta presented by Rolex, June 9 to 11, the event to attend this coming summer.The format is familiar to any repeat participants: Three days of racing, including Friday’s Around-the-Island Race, a rockin’ regatta banquet on Saturday night,...
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Another Glorious 3 Bridge Fiasco
J/Crews Collecting More Pickle Dishes!(San Francisco, CA)- The 362 entries in the Singlehanded Sailing Society's 2017 edition of the Three Bridge Fiasco had more wind than predicted; except when they had none at all. One of the factors that makes the race a real “fiasco” is that the crews, all singlehanded and doublehanded, must choose which way to start and finish and which direction to sail around the three marks: Blackaller Buoy near the Golden Gate Bridge, Red Rock just south of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, and Yerba Buena Island in the middle...
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Edgartown Race Weekend Announcement
(Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA)- Starting to plan for your summer sailing program on Cape Cod and the islands??  Don’t forget the granddaddy of them all- Edgartown Yacht Club's 'Round-the-Island Race and the Edgartown YC Race Weekend!  The regatta takes place from July 20th to 22nd, 2017.Like 2016, the J/Boats participants in 2017 will all be honored with trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place on corrected time amongst all the J/Boats in all classes!!  Last year, a broad range of J/teams participated, including J/29s, J/35, J/105s, J/109s, J/111s, J/120s, J/122s, J/42s and...
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