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International J/24 Class News

  • Performance J/105 Sailing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
    (Puerto Vallarta, Mexico)- Learn how to sail faster and better and be part of a team.  Plus, you’ll learn how to dock, anchor, cruise and make monkey fists in between!  Join Captain Eugenie in Puerto Vallarta for 1/2 day or full day courses on a J/105 in the gorgeous water of Bahia de Banderas, one of the world’s most picturesque bays. Captain Eugenie is a fully licensed 100T captain, as well as an ASA and US Sailing coastal and offshore cruising certification instructor. A sailor, teacher and entrepreneur, she has been sailing for more...
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  • J’s Sweep Epic Key West
    Spirited One-Design Racing in J/70s, J/88s, J/111s(Key West, FL)- Storm Trysail Club’s first year at hosting the famous Quantum Key West Race Week was certainly a trial by fire.  With an army of hard-working volunteers, plus the capable leadership of John Fisher and Bill Canfield, and the support of Quantum Sails Group, the STC team was able knock out nine-plus races for virtually every fleet in what proved to be remarkably difficult sailing conditions over the five days.  In fact, the sailing was epic all week, with enough wind to force a cancellation...
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  • J/Sailors Featured @ RYA Awards/ British Sailing Awards
    (London, England)- Ian Walker was named the “boats.com YJA Yachtsman of the Year” by the Yachting Journalists’ Association.  Ian is from Warsash in Hampshire and is the first British skipper to win the Volvo Ocean Race in the event’s 37 year history, when he led Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing to victory in the 2014-15 event. Ian and his team also won the in-port race series and set a 24-hour distance record of an incredible 550.82 nautical miles.  As it turns out, as Ian was learning about sailing and racing on the Solent, he spent...
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  • J/105 Sailing/ Chartering in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico!!
    (Puerto Vallarta, Mexico)-  J/80 owner Bart Smit from Toronto, Ontario, Canada spends his winter time in Puerto Vallarta enjoying the spectacular, gorgeous waters of Bahia de Banderas all season long. For J sailors anywhere around the world, you need to experience sailing in these beautiful waters that are favored by top Mexican sailors (like the current J/70 World Champion and J/24 Mexican National Champion!).  A daily seabreeze fills in like clockwork by 1200 hrs and builds to a benign 10-15 kts from the west on a typical sunny day.  Does that sound OK??  Well, let’s...
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