Friday, March 21, 2014

Calling all J/80 Sailors!

J/80 spinnakers- sailing off Key West (Toronto, Ontario)- Get your game on in Canada as part of your 2014 program preparing for the worlds!  Bring it to Toronto for some real international experience close to home.  The Lake Ontario J/80 Fleet Captain, Lawrence Alexander extends a warm and hearty invitation to all J/80 sailors to join them.

“We've put together a great series of events”, commented Alexander. “We’re including a North Sails- Mike Wolfs J/80 clinic, Owners party and the LYRA J/80 Open 3 day event for the local J/80 sailors and we'd like all of our J/80 counterparts to come on up and experience the fun times at this great event in a great location hosted at Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club (ABYC) in Toronto!

Our events are the week following the CAN-AM One Design hosted by the Youngstown Yacht Club directly across the lake. Local J/80 owners will try to pitch-in and help trailer boats to Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club (ABYC) from clubs within a couple hours. Facilities for storage and camping onsite are available, come on up, y'all!

“Get ready”-
July 30th- One-Day Advanced J/80 speed clinic on July 30th at Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club (ABYC) and run by none other than the 2012 J/80 North American champion Mike Wolfs (a great opportunity to address any challenges and tune–up for the final event– email  to confirm your spot!

“Get set”-
August 1-3- The Canadian J/80 Open hosted during LYRA at Ashbridges Bay Yacht Club (ABYC)   Register before July 1 for a chance to win $350 early bird draw

September 10-14, 2014- J/80 North American Championship- Annapolis Yacht Club
September 25- October 5- J/80 World Championship- Eastport Yacht Club in Annapolis

Please contact J/80 Toronto Fleet Captain- Lawrence Alexander for more information-