J70 World Championship


Royal Torbay Yacht Club, Beacon Terrace, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2BH

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J70 World Championship, Torquay, Devon
  • J70 World Championship, Torquay, Devon
  • J70 World Championship, Torquay, Devon

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70 World Championship

125 keelboats expected 

2019 J/70 World Championships in the UK at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club.  The 2017 World Championships had 175 entries and places will be limited for 2019.  Qualification for up to 20 UK members can be achieved by through the 2018 J/70 UK Grand Slam Series.

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SCHEDULE AND FORMAT OF RACING The intended schedule is as follows:

Thursday 22nd August

Launching of boats 09:00 – 17:00

Friday 23rd August

Registration and launching of boats 09:00 – 18:00

Commodore’s Welcome reception 19:00

Saturday 24th August

HW 1134 3.9m

Registration and launching of boats 08:00 – 10:30

RTYC Event briefing 10:30

Harborside Marquee Racing: First warning signal 12:15 (3 races intended)

Harborside refreshments after racing

Sunday 25th August HW 1246 3.9m

Racing: First warning signal 11:00 (4 races intended)

Crew Supper

Monday 26th August HW 1409 4.0m

Racing: First warning signal 11:00 (3 races intended)

Harborside refreshments and Prize Giving after racing Craning out of boats after racing

Opening Times

J70 World Championship (30 Aug 2019 - 5 Sept 2019)



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