The 2020 Verve Cup Offshore Regatta, open to any sailboat of 29 feet LOA or greater, was held August 7-9 in Chicago, IL. A mix of windward-leeward and distance races were held for 62 teams. Seven J/88s registered for the event, which saw eight races. Ben Marden’s Banter notched six bullets for the clear victory at 11 points. Runner-up was Dutch, led by John & Jordan Leahey (18 points), then Andy Graff’s Exile with 27. Results are available at

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