Category Archives: Class News

Block Island Report: Emery in Command

Block Island Report: Emery in Command Damian Emery has Eclipse back (following some Hurricane Sandy damage), and he and his team appear to be sailing it faster than ever. Eclipse captured the first three races of the 25th Block Island Race Week and stands in first with just three points and a six-point lead over…
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Bill Volk Regatta

Bill Volk Regatta Five J/105s participated in the Bill Volk Regatta & RAINE Cup at Keyport Yacht Club in Keyport, NJ from June 22-23. Paul Zajac's Skal took top honors with tallies of 1,2,1 for four points. Mark van Schalkwyk's Circe was just one point back in second, also with impressive scores of 2,1,2. David…
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Houston Yacht Club Leukemia Regatta

Houston Yacht Club Leukemia Regatta Five J/105s competed in Houston Yacht Club's annual Leukemia Cup Regatta. The hot Texas sun and high temperatures created 12-16 knot breezes that made for some exciting and extremely close racing. Five points separated the leaders from the followers after three five-leg races. It was clearly anyone's regatta. The last…
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Cleveland Race Week

Cleveland Race Week 71 one-design boats invaded Cleveland Race Week at Edgewater Yacht Club in Cleveland, Ohio from June 14-16. Seven fleets competed, including 5 J/105s. Light and inconsistent breeze on Saturday allowed only the J/105s to complete a race. Sunday dawned with winds between 14-16 knots, and all fleets were able to run three…
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