Monthly Archives: May 2019

Paul Beaudin’s loulou Gets American Yacht Club Spring Series Win

The second and final weekend of the 40th Annual American Yacht Club Spring Series in Rye, NY concluded May 5 in the same way it started on April 27-28 – with challenging weather that included little wind on Saturday and heavy rain on Sunday. Seventy boats competed in nine classes. The J/105s were well represented…
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Eighteen J/105s Compete at Annapolis NOOD

The Helly Hansen Annapolis NOOD regatta took place May 3-5. In the 18-boat J/105 fleet, Peter McChesney (Annapolis, MD) closed out the regatta with a first and a second to take the championship. "We sailed clean, played the shifts, and had an overall conservative last day," said McChesney. "We didn’t do anything fancy. Our goal…
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J-OK Time at Yachting Cup

There were plenty of high-fives, handshakes and celebratory cheers back on the docks after the final day of the San Diego Yacht Club’s Yachting Cup. SDYC relies heavily on the local J/105 fleet to support its signature fall regattas, the International Masters and Lipton Cup regattas. Many of the J/105s used to run those events…
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J/105 PHRF Win at Newport to Ensenada Race

The second major event of the Southern California offshore season, the Newport to Ensenada Race, started off quite light, especially overnight, but as the fleet made their way down the coastline, the onshore sea breezes and northerly flows kicked in for a sunny, breezy finish for most boats. The 125nm sprint that starts off the…
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