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J/70s at the Bacardi Invitational

by J/Boats 11 Mar 07:29 PDT March 5-7, 2020
2020 Bacardi Cup Invitational Regatta © Martina Orsini

Forty-three J/70 teams from ten nations (USA, Argentina, Italy, Thailand, Brazil, Great Britain, Chile, Germany, Canada, and Mexico) started off their regatta with three races. Coral Reef YC is hosting the event, in coordination with Biscayne Bay YC, and the combined PRO's hope to get in at least three to four races per day.

A stellar fleet is assembled for the event, following on the previous week's J/70 Midwinter Championship that was hosted in the same venue.

After three races on the first day, leading the fleet is current J/70 World Champion Paul Ward's EAT Sleep J Repeat from the United Kingdom. Ward's crew includes Ruairidh Scott, Ben Saxton, and Mario Trindade have accumulated an astonishing 2-2-1 tally for 5 pts.

The balance of the top five includes Ryan McKillen's Surge in second with a 5-3-4 for 12 pts, third is Pablo Herman's New Wave from Chile with a 3-4-10 for 17 pts, fourth is Oivind Lorentzen's NINE with a 13-5-2 for 20 pts and fifth place is John Evans' Airplane with an 8-13-5 for 26 pts.

More J/70 Bacardi Invitational sailing information here.

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