2009 Worlds Videos

Here is a great page with some videos from the worlds. I haven’t seen them all yet, but look out for Doug (AUS-186) at the top mark in race 7.

http://www.sailgroove.org/videos/coverage/view/234946-j24-2009-world-championship

Kevlar Genoas

Watching some videos from the worlds, I noticed that kevlar genoas are now legit… for those interested, North have got a couple of very well prepared pages with some more info.

http://www.onedesign.com/class/j24/j24-article-kevlar-genoa-QA.html

http://www.onedesign.com/class/j24/j24-article-kevlar-genoa.html

In the end, the paneled Kevlar Genoa was very strong in moderate-heavy air and about even in the lighter breeze. The 3DL […]

New article about Asia-Pacific regatta

A new article has been posted on seabreeze.com.au about the asia pacific regatta… which by the way, is only two weeks away! See you there!

http://www.seabreeze.com.au/News/Sailing/J24-Asia-Pacific-Championship-to-be-held-June-6th-8th-in-Adelaide_2590914.aspx

Tiny tip – organizing optional gear

A small trick we use on Pacemaker to make sure the optional weight is correct is to mark all our optional items with tape and write the weight on it.

For example, the outboard has it’s fully fueled weight written on it.

This helps us work out what is required on board for racing and […]

This year’s World Championship is sold out with 82 registered boats.

Annapolis, Maryland will host one of the toughest fleets of J/24 racers ever assembled in the boat’s 30 year history.

The 2009 World Championship, hosted by Annapolis Yacht Club, April 30th – May 8th, has 82 entries from eighteen countries. All competitors qualify through a regional, national or international event or nomination to […]