(Mississauga, Ontario, Canada)- The International J/24 Class Association and the Port Credit Yacht Club of Mississauga, Canada, will be hosting the 2017 World Championship for J/24 class yachts from September 15th to 23rd, 2017. The J/24 is an international One-Design keelboat class and the most popular racing keelboat in the world with over 5,480 boats being sailed in 165 fleets and 110 countries.
The 2017 J/24 Worlds will be a week long event; competitors arrive for 3-1/2 days of official boat measuring and required safety checks. Then, after a practice race, there will be five days of racing held on Lake Ontario’s western waterfront. Eighty-five teams, involving at least 400 top racing yachtsmen and yachtswomen, are expected to compete in the challenging ten-race series. Competitors will be provided with meals and entertainment at various events and times. For J/24 Worlds registration information, please go to the website here. For more drive.HG J/24 World Championship sailing information