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Skyway COLORS Regatta

Columbia Yacht Club in Chicago hosted its annual SKYWAY Colors Regatta on June 3-4. Winning the J/88 fleet was Andy Graff’s EXILE with a four-race, no-discard series that included three bullets. The silver went to Grace & Mike Gillian’s JULIA, and rounding out the podium was Alex Abell’s PAJAMA PARTY. […]

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Edlu Distance Race on Long Island Sound

Larchmont Yacht Club (NY) hosted its classic spring opening race – the 32.0 nm Edlu Distance Race. The course goes from the Larchmont Breakwater to Gong 11B off Eaton’s Neck and back. The non-spinnaker fleet course is approximately 20.0 nm. Sailors saw a mostly light air race with 8-10 knots […]

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28th Edition of Charleston Race Week

Charleston: a wonderful place to completely turn off before turning onto some of the nation’s most challenging sailing conditions, to get excited for the upcoming sailing season, see your friends, escape the cold, and simply have a great time, all at Charleston Race Week. And, if you don’t win the […]

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StFYC Spring Fest

The first major regatta of the season on San Francisco Bay for the St. Francis Yacht Club is the annual Spring Fest held after Easter weekend. Fleets were treated to good weather with six races held for the two-day event. For the J/88s, seven enthusiastic teams congregated at the starting […]

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Big Daddy Regatta

The first major offshore event on San Francisco Bay for 2024 was the Big Daddy Regatta hosted by Richmond Yacht Club on the northeastern part of the Bay. The format is enjoyed by many sailors, with one-design and buoy racing on Saturday, followed by a PHRF handicapped pursuit race on […]

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Andy Graff Wins J/88 North American Championship

The weather was the story over the first days of the four-day J/88 North American Championship hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club September 28-October 1. With the opening day getting in four races in high teen/low 20s wind conditions, with the 4-6-foot sea state compounded by multiple days of easterly winds, […]

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Rolex Big Boat Series

Variable sailing conditions hounded this year’s 79-strong Rolex Big Boat Series fleet, but the competition was as fierce as ever for the 59th edition of the West Coast’s premier racing event. The unpredictability influenced the leaderboards daily, with shifts across most of the eight classes competing. From a challenging ebb […]

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Chicago to St Joe Race

Over 100 boats competed in the 2023 race across Lake Michigan from Chicago to St Joseph Michigan. This year will be remembered as one of the fastest and most beautiful races. With 10 to 15 kts from the southeast, the fleet sailed a tight reach at the start. The wind […]

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