Please select your home edition
Edition
leaderboard with question mark E6 launch 2021

J/24 World Championship at Corpus Christi Yacht Club - Day 2

by Julie & Christopher Howell 19 Jul 2022 17:47 PDT July 14-22, 2022

The standings tightened up on day two of the 2022 J/24 World Championship hosted by Corpus Christi Yacht Club in Texas USA. Paul Foerster's Grand Slam 2 added a third consecutive bullet in Race three, but with a seventh in Tuesday's next scheduled race, finished with 10 points overall. John Mollicone's New England Ropes dominated the day with a 2,3, moving them into second place with 13 points.

The next three positions are separated by only three points: Keith Whittemore's Furio (15), Mike Marshall's American Garage (16) and Nobuyuki Imai's Siesta (17). Foerster also leads the impressive 27-boat Corinthian division, ahead of Imai's Siesta and James Freedman's LOL.

Race three began under a Black Flag and was all clear. Winds were blowing 17-19 knots, and most boats had their small jibs up. As with Day 1, the course was five legs at 1.4 nautical miles. Race four also started under a black flag (all clear) with the same course five at 1.4 nautical miles. The breeze picked up to 19-22 knots in choppy waters.

Following Foerster in the day's opening match were Mollicone and Imai. Marshall's American Garage cracked the top spot in the next race, as Travis Odenbach's Bogus got in on the action and Mollicone was again in the top three.

Thirty-eight boats are representing Argentina, Chile, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Sweden, Trinidad and the United States. Racing continues through Friday. A complete list of all J/24 World Champions can be found at here.

Complete event details can be found here.

Related Articles

J/24 North American Championship announcement
Sandusky Bay and Lake Erie are known for great sailing conditions Some of the world's best J/24 sailors will descend on Sandusky, Ohio for the J/24 North American Championship hosted by Sandusky Sailing Club. Posted on 5 Mar
J/Boats set for Sydney Harbour Regatta
J/70's, J/99's and J/24's to compete in three of the thirteen divisions J/Boats and their classes to compete in three of the thirteen divisions in Nautilus Marine Insurance Sydney Harbour Regatta, hosted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club to be held this weekend 4-5th March 2023. Posted on 28 Feb
2023 J/24 Midwinter Championship overall
John Mollicone's Sparcraft victorious John Mollicone's Sparcraft with crew Geoff Becker, Nick Turney, Dan Borrer and Jeff Hayden have been crowned 2023 J/24 Midwinter Champions. Posted on 27 Feb
2023 J/24 Midwinter Championship day 2
John Mollicone's Sparcraft retains narrow advantage Warm temperatures and radiant sunshine in Indian Harbour Beach, FL didn't equate to an expected seabreeze on the middle day of the J/24 Midwinter Championship. Posted on 26 Feb
2023 J/24 Midwinter Championship day 1
Glorious opener at Indian Harbour Beach The J/24 Midwinter Championship launched for 28 boats at Eau Gallie Yacht Club in Indian Harbour Beach, FL on Friday. Posted on 25 Feb
2023 J/24 Midwinter Championship interview
We talk with Peter Fischel about the event Sail-World checked in with Peter Fischel, regatta chair of the 2023 J/24 Midwinter Championship (as well as a fellow competitor), via email, about this exciting midwinter keelboat regatta. Posted on 22 Feb
US J/24 Midwinter Championship preview
Two clubs team up to host nearly 30 boats in Melbourne, Florida Welcome to Melbourne, J/24 sailors! The J/24 Midwinter Championship, an annual "must-sail" race for most of Florida's competitive teams in this class, is expecting to see close to thirty boats and 150 top-notch sailors on the starting line Posted on 21 Feb
Sailing World Regatta Series St. Petersburg
A clear plan needed for the final day Twenty-six-year-old skipper Ed Lebens and his teammates on the J/70 Reggae Shark arrived at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club marina this morning with a clear plan for the final day of the Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series Posted on 20 Feb
Sailing World Regatta Series St. Petersburg day 1
A spectacular start for the opening races The 2023 Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Series St. Petersburg got off to a spectacular start for the opening races of the three-day national sailing series taking place on Tampa Bay. Posted on 18 Feb
Australian J/24 Nationals at Cronulla Sailing Club
A fleet of eighteen extremely enthusiastic teams An omniscient observer supplied us with this great report from the recent Australian J/24 Nationals, hosted by the Cronulla Sailing Club, just south of Sydney Harbour, for a fleet of eighteen extremely enthusiastic teams. Posted on 22 Jan
Coast Guard Foundation FOOTER 2Selden 2020 - FOOTERZhik 2022 Choice of Champions FOOTER