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  2006 J24 World Championship
 
  Date 14 Jan - 20 Jan
  Description The J24 is a one design 24 foot racing keelboat, with a crew of five people.

It is a popular boat with strong fleets throughout the world, providing stiff competition for the top placings in an event.

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sail-world.com -- News - 2006 J24 World Championship Sat, 14 Jan 2006 to Fri, 20 Jan 2006



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Brazilians new J24 World Champions By Di Pearson, 5:35 PM Fri 20 Jan 2006
The Brazilian crew of Bruschetta, skippered by former two-time Tornado Olympian, Mauricio Santa Cruz, have been announced winners of the J24 World Championship in Melbourne today. Huge 30-40 knot winds swept Port Phillip this morning and Race Officials at Sandringham Yacht Club in Australia felt it prudent to abandon the final two races of the 12-race series this afternoon. ...
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J-24 Action at 2006 Worlds in Melbourne By Al Constable, 9:18 AM Fri 20 Jan 2006
Melbourne’s Port Phillip hosted the J- 24 Worlds and our friends from the country of the rising sun were well present with eight entries, our Kiwi neighbours from across the Tasman where racing along with American, British, Brazilian, Italian and Canadian participants. ...
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Brazilians extend at J24 Worlds By Di Pearson, 5:50 PM Thu 19 Jan 2006
Just about everyone came ashore frustrated after a difficult day on the water at the 2006 J24 World Championship off Sandringham Yacht Club this afternoon – but not the Brazilians on Bruschetta, who despite patchy up and down winds, managed fourth and second places in Races 9 and 10 today at Sail Melbourne. ...
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Bruschetta leads after eight races at J24 Worlds By Di Pearson, Australia , 4:59 AM Thu 19 Jan 2006
Perfect conditions with big gusty south-easterly winds on Port Phillip as Bruschetta, skippered by Mauricio Santa Cruz, retains the lead after winning race eight at the J24 Worlds. Wataru Sakamoto’s Siesta (JPN) are in second and Briton's Ian Southworth retains third place, despite being disqualified from Race 7 overnight following a protest by the Brazilians ...
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Brazil leads J24 Worlds but Aussies win the races By Di Pearson, 8:04 PM Tue 17 Jan 2006
Bruschetta, helmed by Mauricio Santa Cruz (BRA) has taken the J24 World Championship lead on countback. New Australian champions and current West Australian champions Sean Wallis (Fly Emirates) and crew notched up two wins to move into fifth overall ...
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Strike one to Italy at J24 Worlds By Di Pearson, 5:49 AM Tue 17 Jan 2006
‘Shifty, light and choppy,’ was how Luigi Ravioli (ITA), skipper of the leading entry Black Jack, described racing on a long first day of the J24 World Championship sailed off Sandringham Yacht Club today. ...
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Luigi Ravioli leads after first day of J24 Worlds By Di Pearson/GN, Melbourne , 5:36 AM Tue 17 Jan 2006
Three second places are what it took Luigi Ravioli and his Italian crew to streak to a seven point lead on the opening day of the J24 World Championship sailed off Sandringham YC. Mauricio Santa Cruz (BRA) in second place and Briton's Ian Southworth in third ...
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Weather variety expected for J24 Worlds By Di Pearson, 5:02 PM Mon 16 Jan 2006
At the start of the first day of competition at Sandringham Yacht Club, light gradient winds greeted the 40 entries in the J24 World Championship. ...
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Aussie J24 title to Wallace, Bruschetta still hot By Di Pearson, 8:07 PM Fri 13 Jan 2006
Wallace, the current Western Australian champion, was third overall in a strong international fleet of 31 boats, but collected the title as the highest-placed Australian boat. ...
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Brazilians lead Australian's ahead of J24 Worlds By Tanya Outen, 6:00 PM Thu 12 Jan 2006
The Brazilian J24 crew aboard Bruschetta has stolen the lead in the J24 Australian National Championship after a first and second in today’s racing at Sail Melbourne, the pre-event for the upcoming J24 Worlds. ...
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Afternoon’s racing favours 'Siesta' By Di Pearson, Sail Melbourne , 5:59 PM Wed 11 Jan 2006
Japanese boat 'Siesta' continues its apparent stranglehold on the J24 Australian National Championship ...
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Aussie World's hope revels in pressure By Tanya Outen, 6:27 PM Tue 10 Jan 2006
Australia’s key hope for next week’s J24 World Championship, Sean Kirkjian, relishes the pressure of being one of the favourites to take out the coveted title. ...
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