Category Archives: Class News

Paul Beaudin’s loulou Tops J/105s at American YC Spring Regatta

The 2021 American Yacht Club Spring Regatta, hosted by American Yacht Club in Rye, NY, took place April 24-25 & April 30-May 2. Six J/105s competed in 12 races over the two-weekend Series. Paul Beaudin’s loulou won seven races, surging him into first place with 18 points. David Willis’ Solution followed with 25 points, and…
Read more

Battle to the End at Helly Hansen Annapolis NOOD

The 2021 Helly Hansen NOOD Regatta Annapolis was hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club from April 30-May 2. Twenty-one J/105s took to the racecourse for six races. Competition was tight, but it was Bill Zartler’s Deja Voodoo who took the gold with 27 points. Close behind was Ken Horne’s Final Final (29 points) and the Mirage…
Read more

J/105 Fast at St. Maarten Finale

The traditional end-of-the-season regatta for the winter Caribbean circuit for St. Maarten sailors is the St. Maarten Yacht Club's Simpson Bay to Friar's Bay Race and return. Virtually all the major players in the St. Maarten sailing community attended their grand finale. In the end, it was Jordan Mindich's J/105 SOLSTICE that "blinded the fleet…
Read more