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J/105s Enjoy Block Island Race

Fifty-nine of the 64 teams completed the 74th Annual Block Island Race, starting May 24 from Stamford Harbor (CT) and taking the fleet through Long Island Sound on either the 186nm Block Island Race Course or the 125nm Plum Island Course. Two J/105s competed in Class 3 PHRF, topped by Frank Conway's Raptor. The Young…
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J/105 Tops Fleet at Tampa Bay to Ft. Myers Race

The Tampa Bay to Ft. Myers Race included 30 teams for this 100nm coastal course along the Gulf side of Florida. Dating back to 1946, racing started May 24 for the Spinnaker, Racer-Cruiser, Non-Spinnaker, Cruising, and Multihull classes. George Cussins’ J/105 Fire & Ice topped the 13-boat Spinnaker class by over four minutes. Complete event…
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Not so swift Swiftsure Race 2019

Light winds, relentless rain and unforgiving current was the theme for the 76th Swiftsure International Yacht Race on May 25, with only 16 of the 128 starters completing one of the six courses ranging from 79 to 138 nm that start and finish in Victoria, BC. The Cape Flattery Race for Monohulls (PHRF handicapped boats)…
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Awesome Elite Keel Regatta

One of the more popular events on San Francisco Bay late in the spring is the Elite Keel Regatta hosted by San Francisco YC in Belvedere, CA on the north side of the Bay. The regatta has proven to be a popular one for the large J/105 fleet, with 26 boats participating in the two-day…
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