Wednesday, September 4, 2019

J/105 North American Championship Preview

J/105 starting line
(Marblehead, MA)- The 2019 J/105 North American Championship will be sailed from September 5th to 8th off Marblehead, MA on the open waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. Hosting the event is Corinthian Yacht Club, along with title sponsor “The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board”.

The nineteen J/105 teams that are entered will also be happy to hear that VRSports.TV is providing photo and video coverage of all four days of racing. The UK-based film and editing crew has covered nearly every one-design event in the world and their founder and executive director- Simon Butterworth- will be joining his team to cover the event.

Many of the top teams come from afar. There are two teams from San Francisco (Bruce Stone & Nicole Breault’s GOOD TRADE and Tim Russell’s NE*NE); three teams from Texas (Bill Zartler’s DEJA VOODOO, Ken Horne’s FINAL FINAL, and Mark Masur’s TWO FEATHERS), one boat from Canada (Terry Michaelson’s THE USUAL SUSPECTS from Toronto), and the rest are from the northeastern seaboard of the USA. The top local boats include Mark Lindquist’s STERLING and Charlie Garrard’s MERLIN.  For complete J/105 North American Championship results  For more J/105 North American Championship sailing information Add to Flipboard Magazine.