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2022 J/70 North American Championship: Jud Smith's Ten bests 22 other teams

by Julie & Christopher Howell 26 Sep 18:16 PDT September 19-25, 2022
2022 J70 North American Championship © Christopher Howell

The J/70 North American Championship was hosted by Port Credit Yacht Club in Mississauga, ON Canada over the weekend.

Conditions went from wild to weak over the eight races. Jud Smith's Ten bested 22 other teams to earn the title with crew Marc Gauthier, Carlos Robles and Patrick Wilson (19 points). Cate Muller-Terhune's Casting Couch had a stellar regatta placing second at 24 points. David Jannetti's Very Odd rounded out the top three with 26 points.

Jim Raisides & Charlie Pendleton on Bad Hombres topped the Corinthian Division, followed by David Kerr & Lee Sackett on USA 1516 and Jean Marc Papin's Pen Segal.

Overall Results: (top five)

1. Ten, Jud Smith - 3 -3 -2 -4 -3 -3 -[6] -1; 19pts
2. Casting Couch, Cate Muller-Terhune - 7 -[9] -6 -1 -2 -4 -1 -3; 24pts
3. Very Odd, David Jannetti - 2 -1 -4 -7 -8 -1 -3 -[10]; 26pts
4. Cool Story, Bro., John Brigden - 4 -6 -5 -2 -[7] -6 -2 -2; 27pts
5. Stampede, Bruno Pasquinelli - 5 -4 -3 -[9] -1 -5 -4 -9; 31pts

Complete results available here.

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