Thursday, November 10, 2016

J/24 South Americans Announcement

J/24s sailing South America (Punta del Este, Uruguay)- The Yacht Club Punta del Este, in Punta del Este, Uruguay, will be hosting the 2016 J/24 South American Championship from December 6th to 11th on the gorgeous waters at the opening of the Rio de la Plata.  The sailors often experience surging south Atlantic swells born by gales swirling in the Roaring Forties not that far south.  As one of South America’s most famous “playgrounds” for the rich and famous, it is also a fun beach community and the YC Punta del Este does a wonderful job of rolling out the red carpet for the J/24 class, now sailing in Uruguay for over 30 years!

According to Fleet Captain Pedro Garra from Montevideo, “this will be yet another exciting Championship for J/24s in South America.  We have commitments for at least twenty-two boats that are coming from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, PerĂº and Uruguay!”   For more J/24 South American Championship sailing information