Articles by: J/88 Class

J/88 North American Championship

The J/88 North American Championship wrapped this weekend at Chicago Yacht Club, with John and Jordan Leahey’s Dutch winning overall honors. Sailing in the Corinthian Division, Dutch also took home the prize for the top Corinthian boat. Dutch won in convincing fashion, scoring four bullets in the 12-race series. The […]

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Verve Cup Inshore Regatta

The Chicago Yacht Club hosted their annual Verve Cup Inshore Regatta from August 26-28, with sailing taking place on Lake Michigan, just off the Chicago waterfront. The 15-boat J/88 fleet enjoyed competitive racing over their five-race, no discard series. The battle for the top three podium spots went to the […]

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Ugotta Regatta

The Ugotta Regatta was hosted by Little Traverse Yacht Club in Harbor Springs, MI on July 29-31. Five J/88s competed in five races. Dave Dennison’s Piranha won four races and finished with 6 points for the victory. Andy Graff’s Exile was the runner-up with 11 points, trailed by Scott Sorbie’s […]

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CanAm Challenge

The annual CanAm Challenge took place at Youngstown Yacht Club in Youngstown, NY from July 22-24. Four J/88s participated, and five races were completed. Iris Vogel’s Deviation won four races and ended with just 6 points for the victory. Dave Tufts‘ Gaucho secured the other bullet and came in second […]

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J/88 Midwinters Website is Live

The Notice of Race is posted and the website is live for the 2023 J/88 Midwinter Championship at the John Jennings Memorial Spinnaker Regatta at St. Petersburg Yacht Club in St. Petersburg, FL on January 7-8. Go to: https://yachtscoring.com/emenu.cfm?eid=15422. See you in sunny Florida!

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