Monthly Archives: April 2016

American YC Spring Series Weekend One

Fleet 6 opened their season at American Yacht Club with 10 boats for the first weekend of the Spring Series. There were sunny skies but very challenging conditions with frequent big shifts in velocity and direction. Paul Beaudinís loulou is on top with 8 points followed by Conundrum and the AYC juniors on Young American--both…
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Puget Sound Spring Series

Hosted by Corinthian YC Seattle, sailors came out to experience a sunny weekend with nice breeze both days. The J/105 fleet had a great turnout, and it was Erik Kristenís MORE JUBILEE crew that took class honors with three firsts and two seconds in their scoreline. Second was Jim Gerosí LAST TANGO with two firsts,…
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Annapolis Youth Sailors Selected to Helly Hansen Junior Crew on J/105

Sailing is a pastime that doesnít discriminate age. Itís a competitive outlet where young sail with, against, and alongside elders, as well their peers. And whereas many youth sports segregate kids to the field of play and adults to the sidelines, sailboat racing does not. Sailing is the ultimate lifetime sport. Ask the outstanding youth…
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J/Fest on San Francisco Bay

Twenty-five J/105s competed in J/Fest 2016 on April 16-17 at St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco, CA. With two races completed, the standings were tight. Phillip Laby's Godot notched a 4,1, and Pat Benedict's Advantage3 a 1,4 for 5 points each. Also tied on points were the third through fifth place boats with 12…
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