Please select your home edition
Selden 2020 - LEADERBOARD

J/70 European Championship at Mount Argentario, Italy - Day 4

by Julie & Christopher Howell 24 May 23:20 PDT 18-25 May 2024

The J/70 European Championship ranking continues to evolve with the dynamism that has characterized it since the first day. On Friday (with two races completed), for the first time since the start of the Championship, a crew managed to achieve their second victory of the series, the first interruption in the trend according to which, up to now, nine different winners had alternated in nine races.

The Brazilians of Ocean Pact hit the second bullet of the series, winning the first race both Thursday and Friday. Thanks to this result, the crews recovered important points and gets up to third place in the standings.

The best boat of the day was the American Catapult which, with scores of 5-12, climbed the rankings up to the provisional silver medal. Ahead of this crew were her compatriots on Doug Rastello's Good To Go who did not let themselves be slowed down by the disqualification for an early start in the first race of the day and achieved victory in the last. The leadership of the ranking goes to them, taken away from Wanderlust who slips to fourth place, but remains first in the Corinthian division and among the European crews, therefore still in full fight to win the title.

The Spanish Patakin closes the top five, while the English Jeepster is sixth overall and Corinthian second. Completing the top ten, with a margin of just over 40 points from the leader, are Viva in seventh place, then Mindset, G.Spot and Sardonyx.

All information on the event is available at:

Related Articles

Corinthian Spirit
The inaugural Corinthian J70 Worlds had a superb entry of 109 boats Sailing has gone through phases of being professional and Corinthian. Originally a pastime for the rich, then becoming a sport for everyone during the boom in the 1960s and 1970s. Posted on 11 Jun
Inaugural J/70 Corinthian Worlds overall
Brazilian Three Musketeers team seize the title More than 100 J/70s contended for the inaugural title of J/70 Corinthian World Champion for 12 races over five days. With such a level of competition, it didn't surprise anyone that the victor was decided in the final battle. Posted on 8 Jun
Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta Detroit
J/111 Shamrock two-peats, a perfect weekend of racing and socials Helly Hansen Sailing World Regatta's distance race finishers trickled past host Bayview Yacht Club to conclude three days of excellent racing and the return of the regatta series after a 14-year absence. Posted on 7 Jun
Inaugural J/70 Corinthian World Championship Day 4
The penultimate day of racing in Denmark for the 109 teams Each of the Gold and Silver Fleets at the J/70 Corinthian World Championship completed two races Friday. Varied conditions alternating between sunny skies and lighter wind to dark clouds and intermittent squalls kept 109 teams on alert. Posted on 7 Jun
Inaugural J/70 Corinthian World Championship Day 3
The Gold and Silver Fleets braved a wild day in Denmark The Gold and Silver Fleets at the J/70 Corinthian World Championship braved a wild day to open their Championship series. 109 boats from 14 nations, including 55 in the Gold Fleet, set to the racecourse at noon. Posted on 6 Jun
Inaugural J/70 Corinthian World Championship Day 2
Gold and silver fleets set in Denmark The two-day qualifying series concluded Wednesday at the J/70 Corinthian World Championship, setting the stage for three days of Championship racing in the Gold and Silver fleets. Posted on 5 Jun
Dame Ellen MacArthur's cancer charity racing day
Brighter Futures Sailing Day fundraising event in Cowes Some of the stars of world sailing came out to support young people living through and beyond cancer at the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust's exclusive Brighter Futures Sailing Day fundraising event in May, generously sponsored by Ancasta. Posted on 5 Jun
Inaugural J/70 Corinthian World Championship Day 1
Inaugural J/70 Corinthian World Championship commences in Denmark The first ever J/70 Corinthian World Championship got under way Tuesday at Kongelig Dansk Yachtklub in Denmark with more than 100 boats from 14 nations. Posted on 4 Jun
Registration open for Long Beach Race Week
Iconic SoCal Regatta runs June 21-23, with check-In on June 20 In just a few weeks, the 19th edition of Long Beach Race Week kicks off. A favorite west coast regatta with three days of racing and fabulous post-racing parties by hosts Long Beach Yacht Club and Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, entries are coming in fast. Posted on 3 Jun
Training By The Numbers
How data is driving precision training in the Olympics and beyond "The art of sailing is about having a feel for the boat and the water beneath you." - Sir Francis Chichester. No one would disagree with Sir Francis Chichester's timeless statement, but of course, as well as being an art, sailing is also a science. Posted on 3 Jun
Allen Dynamic 40 FooterETNZ-STORE-728X90 two BOTTOM2024 fill-in (bottom)