Friday, July 20, 2018

J/35 North Americans Update

J/35 North Americans(Cheboygan, MI)- Has it really been thirty-five ears of instant gratification in an offshore handicap racer and one-design sailboat?

The North Star Sail Club, The City of Cheboygan, MI and the J/35 Class Association are proud to announce the 35th Anniversary of the J/35 National Championship, July 26 – 29, 2018.

Competing in the northern waters of Lake Huron between Cheboygan and Mackinac Island, the J/35 National Championship brings a competitive fleet of one-design sailors in a boat that brought dazzling offshore performance to sailors of varying experience and ability.

This year’s competition celebrates the innovation and joy of competitive sailing that is still going strong after thirty-five years. Honoring thirty-five years and presenting the awards will be one of the designers of the J/35, Rod Johnstone.

In the spring of 1983, after coming out a recession, the was boat designed with a conscientious disregard for any handicap rule and, today, is one of the most successful handicap racing boats ever.

Join the members of North Star Sail Club and the City of Cheboygan in celebrating the historic event. Awards will be presented by Rod Johnstone on Sunday afternoon at 4:00 PM in the historic City Opera House, downtown Cheboygan, MI. Add to Flipboard Magazine.