Thursday, March 30, 2017

J/Fest New England Announcement

J/Fest New England (Newport, RI)- Event organizers are excited to announce that registration is open for the second annual New England J/Fest Regatta. The regatta is being hosted by Sail Newport the weekend of August 12-13th 2017.

North Sails is the Partner Sponsor for this exciting regatta that is limited to J/Boat owners and crew. Racing will take place in the beautiful waters of Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island Sound. This will truly be a thrilling weekend of racing that will encompass a celebration of the 40-year anniversary of the J/24 class as well as the inaugural U.S. J/70 Youth Championship.

Sail Newport will host the regatta which will include two full days of One Design and PHRF racing along with the regatta party, dinner and award ceremonies. Registration is open now with no payment due until 14 July.

Information regarding the regatta including registration, logistics, mooring availability, barbeque signup and hotel accommodation are all located on the Regatta Website. Matthew Cohen Photography will be the official J/Fest photographer.  Sponsorship opportunities are still available.  Please contact Bill Kneller, Regatta Organizer- email- Add to Flipboard Magazine.