"Racing the J24 in Seattle"

Seattle CYC Affiliated


2020 Race Committee Schedule

Assignments for race committee help have been posted.  Please note your assignments here and let the fleet captains (Lydia and Christa) know if you need to make a change. 

J/24 World Championship Panel Discussion

The crew of 2019 World Champion J/24 Team Furio, joined by crew from fellow World’s competitors Baba Louie and Tremendous Slouch, hosted a panel discussion to discuss the trials and that tribulations that culminated in one of the most impressive victories in Seattle sailing history.  Check out the recording here!  https://youtu.be/bAelqtkD9CY 

Team Furio are World Champions!!!

Team Furio’s Keith Whittemore, Shelby Milne, Willem Van Waay, Mark Rodgers, and Brian Thomas won the 2019 Worlds in convincing fashion.  read more…

Speed Clinic Notes:

Mike Ingham visited Seattle in mid-July and ran a J/24 tuning clinic to help us all get the most out of our J/24s. Notes from Carl Sheath and the crew of Tremendous Slouch are shared below. Thanks to Keith Whittemore for organizing the event and CYC for hosting a Saturday evening chalk talk that was open to all members.  Click here for Carl and Team Slouch’s meticulous notes from the clinic.












Latest Buzz

Coming in 2020: Seattle Fleet Handicap Trophy

As announced at the end of season fleet brunch on 12/1/19, in 2020 the Tuesday Night Warrior trophy will be replaced with something new.  The Seattle Fleet Handicap Trophy will be awarded to the boat that shows the most improvement throughout the season, based on its handicap, which will be recalculated, similar to a golf handicap, at the end of each series.  See here for more info.


Keith Whittemore and the crew on Furio; Shelby Milne, Willem Van Waay, Mark Rodgers, and Brian Thomas win the 2019 Worlds in convincing fashion.  Stay tuned for more details…

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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


Keith’s Tuning Guide

Boat Resources

Buyer’s Guild



US Watercraft