Monthly Archives: July 2018

Perfect Start to J/105 North American Championship

Little Traverse Bay presented picture-perfect conditions for 15 teams on the initial day of the J/105 North American Championship hosted by Little Traverse Yacht Club in Harbor Springs, MI. Winds in the teens joined by blue skies and temperatures in the low 70s made for three ideal races, all of which were won by Terry…
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110th Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac

From tragedy and big seas to flat calm and floating, the 110th Chicago Mackinac Race was a race of extremes for the 289.4 nm course from the Chicago Lighthouse, just off Navy Pier, to Mackinac Island. After the Cruising Division start on July 20 and the Racing Division start on July 21, the 288-boat fleet…
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Tight Racing at Whidbey Island Race Week

From Canada and California, Oregon and Idaho, and even Hawaii, 68 boats made the pilgrimage to Whidbey Island Race Week in Oak Harbor, WA. One design fleets including J/105s were joined by five PHRF fleets, one Sport PHRF class and one Performance Cruising class for racing from July 19 to 22. The 10-boat J/105 fleet…
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