Sunday, July 9, 2017

J/70 UK Nationals Preview

J/70 women's team (Cowes, England)- The Royal Yacht Squadron in Cowes, Isle of Wight, will be hosting the 2017 J/70 U.K. Nationals in their amazingly fabulous facilities this coming weekend. For many of the crews that are participating in this year’s event, it is a warm-up to both the upcoming Cowes Week in August as well as the J/70 World Championship that is taking place at YC Costa Smeralda in Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy in mid-September.

An all-star line-up of U.K. teams is participating in this year’s regatta.  The top crews include Patrick Liardet’s COSMIC, Paul Ward’s EAT SLEEP J REPEAT, the duo of Calascione/ Ripard on HARLEQUIN, David McLeman’s OFFBEAT, Jeremy Thorp’s PHAN, Ian Wilson’s SOAK RACING, an Jack Davies’ youth Under-25 team on YETI.  For more U.K. J/70 National Championship sailing information Add to Flipboard Magazine.