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J Class World Championship (21 - 26 August 2017)Historic Six Strong J Class Line Up for Inaugural World Championship in Newport In the long and storied history of the J Class, Newport Rhode Island is a very special place. It was when the event moved from New York City to Narrangansett Bay for the 1930 regatta that the America's Cup was first raced for the very first time in J Class yachts. The Vanderbilt syndicate's Enterprise prevailed against Shamrock V. Harold S Vanderbilt won again in the colours of the New York Yacht Club on Rainbow in 1934 and then once more in 1937, winning 4-0 on the mighty Ranger. Those three America's Cups in Newport reflected the J Class in its pomp before it was superseded in 1958 by the 12 Metre which raced eight subsequent editions off Newport. An exciting new chapter in the history of the J Class and its colourful...
The overall winner is, without being on the water in the second race today, GBR "Miss U" with Avia Willment. With a set of 7 1.places, one 2. and one 3.rd. the modern yacht didn´t have to finish the last race in order to win overall. With 12 points, the modern James Bond-inspired boat was 18 points ahead og number two. Behind «Miss U», Austrian «Pandora» and Werner Deuring took the second place overall with 30 points, followed by Norwegian "Wanda" and Lars Ingeberg with 37 counting points after deleting the DSQ from day two. After tight fights among the 4-5 best yachts in the Sira Class, the above mentioned 2. and 3. place «Pandora» and «Wanda», took 1. and 2.place in the Sira Class. Number three in the class for yachts built before 1960, was Canadian "Bangalore" with Terry Mc Laughlin with 42 points. Number 4 and 5, were both Norwegian, and ended both on 53 counting points....Read more
53 Registered Boats - Winners by name, class and how many boats in each categoryNEITH - Classic Wood Non-Spinnaker (6) VALIANT - Classic Wood Spinnaker (9) EOS - Spirit of Tradition (5) BLACK MAGIC - GRP (15) MUMBO JUMBO - Alerion 28 ((8) VIKING - IOD (4) PLEIONE - Non-Classic Wood Spinnaker (5) By Panerai Class MARILEE - Grand Classic Spinnaker ANGELITA - Corinthian Classic Spinnaker NEITH - Corinthian Classic Non-Spinnaker TILLY XV - Day Race Spinnaker ROZI - Day Race Non-Spinnaker VALIANT - Grand Prix Spinnaker SELAMAT - Grand Prix Non-Spinnaker [caption id="attachment_21253" align="alignnone" width="700"] 2017 CCYR Final Results - Click image for larger view[/caption]
Corinthian Yacht Club, Marblehead, MassachusettsThe Corinthian Yacht Club was founded on July 7,1885, and is a full service yacht club that offers members and visiting skippers a broad range of racing events and accommodations for their stays. Learn more about Corinthian Yacht Club here.
North American Panerai Classic Yachts Challenge 2017View: PCYC 2017 NOS & Rules >
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Scandinavia's unique wooden boat fleets and the Invitation Baltic Classic Master Cup. ...Read more