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2017 NATIONALS IN  SEATTLE – MAY 17-21st

REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!

 http://www.cycseattle.org/event/j24natchamp2017

This event is shaping up to be fantastic.  Three days of championship-level competitive racing in the gorgeous scenery of Puget Sound, with a North Sails clinic and practice race beforehand.  Seattle in May is spectacular, with snow-covered mountains in view from the racecourse and endless entertainment for friends and family who choose not to race.  Pike Place Market, Pacific Science Center, museums, nature walks, scenic boat rides, tall mountains, James Beard restaurants, award-winning breweries…the list is endless.  There really is something for everybody.  Come join the fun and enjoy our beautiful city!

 The Notice of Race (NOR) provides the schedule and details related to racing.  Measurement will be Wednesday and Thursday, May 17-18; North Sails clinic at the dock and on the water followed by a practice race Thursday afternoon, then championship racing Friday through Sunday to qualify for the World Championship in Lake Garda, Italy in 2018!!

 

 

Latest Buzz

TUESDAY EVENING RACING BEGINS NEXT WEEK!

The Tuesday evening Spring Series starts next week on April 25.  Don’t forgot to register with CYC.

THE 2017 SAILING SEASON HAS BEGUN!

The CYC Puget Sound Spring Regatta (PSSR) opened the 2017 Fleet 26/District 19 sailing season April 8 and 9 at Shishole.  Team Joy Ride, skippered by Wayne Pignolet  from Sandpoint Idaho was the winner in a hotly contested event.  Self Abuse, skippered by Harry Dursch was a close second, followed by Tremendous Slouch, by Scott Milne.  It was a great tune up for the upcoming National Championships which start May 17.  Windy conditions on Saturday included gusts in the 30+ range.  And beautiful, pleasant conditions prevailed on Sunday, with a total race count of 8 for the event.

Links

General

J24 Class Site includes all J24 class information

J24 BLOG has a wealth of J24 specific articles

Seattle CYC coordinates all week night J24 racing

Miscellaneous Racing Information

PHRF Northwest

Seattle Yacht Club

Racing Rules and U.S. Prescriptions

Seattle Area Weather and Traffic

Seattle Wind Forecast

I90 Bridge Information

520 Bridge Information

Locks Information

Calssifieds and Boats for Sale

US J24 used boat list

Sail Nortwest Boats

48 Degrees North

Tuning Guides

Rig tuning is very important if you’re going to be competitive in a J/24.  Each sailmaker haa guide to help you get the most out of their sails:

North Sail

Quantum

Keith’s Tuning Guide

Boat Resources

Buyer’s Guild

Layline

APS

US Watercraft

Rig-Rite