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Round the Island Race Preview
(Cowes, Isle of Wight, England)- If it's the first weekend in July, it must be time for the world-famous “Round Island Race” in the United Kingdom, hosted by the Island Sailing Club in Cowes, Isle of Wight.  The challenging 60nm race that goes around the Isle of Wight is by far the most popular race on any sailor’s social calendar all year long in the U.K.; particularly for those that love to get thrashed and challenged by the intricacies of the Solent. As has been the case for over a decade, over a thousand boats will begin starting at 0630 hrs. ...
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Fun J/FEST Northwest Regatta
(Seattle, WA)- Hosted by Corinthian YC Seattle and J/Boats Northwest, the 2018 edition of J/FEST Northwest was a great success for the forty-seven teams that participated in the two-day regatta.  Racing took place for a PHRF class and one-design for J/24s, J/80s, J/97E’s, J/105s, and J/109s. There was no question the Saturday evening dinner and extravaganza took its toll on some of the crews, a number of them waking up a bit “foggy” on Sunday morning.  Most classes had at least three races, and others up to five in total.The eight-boat PHRF Division...
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J/24 Women's Sea Bags Sailing Team- report from NH
(New Castle, NH)- J/24 Women’s Sea Bags Sailing Team District 1 Championship Report- from Erica Beck Spencer“We wrapped a wonderful District 1 Championship with twelve teams racing in quaint and historical New Castle, NH just next to Portsmouth.The regatta qualified one berth for the 2019 J/24 World Championship in Miami, Florida. Mental Floss from Long Island joined the competition, but the majority of the competitors were local or from Maine. On Saturday the conditions were light, almost too light to race, but the race committee was able to get off 2 races.In the first race, local knowledge...
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