Tuesday, March 26, 2013

J/70 SoCal Circuit Rolling!

J/70s one-design racing sailboats (San Diego, CA)- The J/70 schedule on the Pacific Coast is beginning to ramp-up with a number of great regattas in Southern California for the fleets that are developing in San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Newport Harbor and San Diego.

According to Julie Servais, the 2013 Yachting Cup Chairperson, the J/70s are all invited to participate in the next major event on the West Coast schedule, the Yachting Cup hosted by San Diego Yacht Club from May 4th to 5th!  She reminds everyone there is a reduced entry fee before April 1st 2013.

At this time, the J/70 schedule for California looks like the following:
  • May 4-5     Yachting Cup- San Diego YC- San Diego, CA
  • May 31- Jun 2     Cal Race Week- Cal YC- Marina del Rey, CA
  • Jun 28-3     Long Beach Race Week- Long Beach YC- Long Beach, CA
  • Jul 20-21    Fiesta Cup- Santa Barbara YC- Santa Barbara, CA
  • Sep 27-29    J/Fest- San Diego YC- San Diego, CA
  • Sep 26-29    Big Boat Series- St Francis YC- San Francisco, CA
  • Sep 26-28    J/70 North Americans- Annapolis YC- Annapolis, MD
Specialty Events (ones that J/70s would love to do!):
  • Jun 8         Delta Ditch Run- from Richmond to Stockton up the Delta on the Bay
  • Jul 13-14    High Sierra Regatta- Huntington Lake, CA
For more SDYC Yachting Cup sailing information on Facebook   For more information on the SoCal fleet #4, please contact Karl Pomeroy (karl8144@att.net) or J/Concierge- Joanne O'Dea (joanne@jk3yachts.com) or phone# 619-347-9407.  Sailing photo credits- Onne Vanderwal.com