J/70

Summary

J/70 is a trailerable, 6.93-metre (22.7 ft) American sailboat class designed by Alan Johnstone and first built in 2012.[2]

J/70
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Development
DesignerAlan Johnstone
LocationUnited States
Year2012
No. builtmore than 1324 (2018)[1]
Builder(s)J Boats
NameJ/70
Boat
Boat weight1,790 lb (810 kg)
Draft4.92 ft (1.50 m)
Hull
ConstructionFiberglass
LOA22.74 ft (6.93 m)
LWL20.47 ft (6.24 m)
Beam7.38 ft (2.25 m)
Hull appendages
Keel/board typefin keel
Ballast628 lb (285 kg)
Rudder(s)transom-hung
Rig
Rig typeFractional rigged sloop
I foretriangle height26.77 ft (8.16 m)
J foretriangle base7.68 ft (2.34 m)
P mainsail luff26.16 ft (7.97 m)
E mainsail foot9.44 ft (2.88 m)
Sails
Mainsail area123.48 sq ft (11.472 m2)
Jib/genoa area102.80 sq ft (9.550 m2)
Spinnaker area491 sq ft (45.6 m2)
Total sail area226.27 sq ft (21.021 m2)

ProductionEdit

The boat is built for J Boats by three builders, CCF Composites in the United States, J/Composites in Europe and J/Boats Argentina in South America.[3] At least 1451 had been constructed by 2019.[4]

DesignEdit

The J/70 is a small racing keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass. It has a fractional sloop rig, a transom-hung rudder, a retractable bowsprit and a lift keel. It displaces 1,790 lb (812 kg) and carries 628 lb (285 kg) of lead ballast. The boat features a very large asymmetrical spinnaker on a carbon fiber bow sprit with an area of 491 sq ft (45.6 m2).[2]

EventsEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

Gold Silver Bronze Ref.
2014 Newport
  United States
86 Boats
USA 2 - Helly Hansen (2)

  Timothy Healy (USA)
  Paul Abdullah (USA)
  Geoff Becker (USA)
  Gordon Borges (USA)

USA 187 - Catapult (87)

  Joel RONNING (USA)
  Victor DIAZ DE LEON (USA)
  Bill Hardesty (USA)
  Willem Van Waay (USA)

USA 96 - Savasana (96)

  Brian KEANE (USA)
  Richard CLARKE (CAN)
  Anthony Kotoun (ISV)
  Ron WEED (USA)

[5][6]
2015 La Rochelle
  France
78 Boats
MEX 384 - FLOJITO Y COOPERANDO

  Julian Fernandez Neckelman (MEX)
  Erik Brockmann (MEX)
  Bill Hardesty (USA)
  Willem Van Waay (USA)

ITA 456 - CALVI

  Carlo ALBERINI (ITA)
  Sergio BLOSI (ITA)
  Branko BRCIN (SLO)
  Karlo HMELJAK (SLO)

USA 2 - HELLY HANSEN

  Tim HEALY (USA)
  John MOLLICONE (USA)
  Gordon BORGES (USA)
  Geoff BECKER (USA)

[7][8]
2016 San Francisco
  United States
68 Boats
USA 187 - Catapult #28

  Joel RONNING (USA)
  John Kostecki (USA)
  Christopher STOCKE (USA)
  Patrick WILSON (USA)

MEX 384 - Flojito y Cooperando #14

  Julian FERNANDEZ NECKELMAN (MEX)
  Bill Hardesty (USA)
  Willem Van Waay (USA)
  Danel BELAUSTEGUIGOITIA FIERRO (MEX)

USA 179 - Africa #41

  Judson Smith (USA)
  Alec ANDERSON (IVB)
  Victor DIAZ DE LEON (USA)
  Ed Wright (GBR)

[9][10]
2017 Porto Cervo
  Italy
161 Boats
USA49 - RELATIVE OBSCURITY

  Peter S. Duncan (USA)
  Victor Diaz De Leon (USA)
  Willem Van Waay (USA)
  Jud SMITH (USA)

USA96 - SAVASANA

  Brian Keane (USA)
  Stuart McNay (USA)
  Thomas Barrows III (USA)
  Ron Weed (USA)

ITA72 - NOTARO TEAM

  Luca DOMENICI (ITA)
  Diego NEGRI (ITA)
  Stefano ORLANDI (ITA)
  Piero VIGO (ITA)
  Francesca DI GANGI (ITA)

[11]
2018 Marblehead
  United States
91 Boats
USA 1310 - Africa (310)

  Judson Smith (USA)
  Lucas Calabrese (ARG)
  William Felder (USA)
  Marc Gauthier (USA)

USA 839 - Stampede (839)

  Bruno PASQUINELLI (USA)
  Maxwell SKELLEY (USA)
  Eric Doyle (USA)
  Nathan Wilmot (AUS)

USA 3 - 3 Ball JT (3)

  Jack FRANCO (USA)
  Bill Hardesty (USA)
  Lior LAVIE (ISR)
  Allan TERHUNE Jnr. (USA)

[12][13]
2019 Torquay
  Great Britain
77 Boats
GBR 1451 - Eat Sleep J Repeat
  Paul Ward (GBR)

  Charlie Cumbley (GBR)
  Ruairidh Scott (GBR)
  Mario Trindade (BRA)

USA 180 - Catapult
  Joel Ronning (USA)

  Victor Diaz De Leon (USA)
  Christopher Stocke (USA)
  Patrick Wilson (USA)

ESP 961 - Noticia
  Jose María Torcida (ESP)

  Luiz Martín Cabiedes (ESP)
  Rayco Tabares (ESP)
  Pablo Santurde (ESP)
  Robin Imaz (ESP)

[14][15]
2021 Marina del Rey
  United States
61 Boats
USA 1311 - Relative Obscurity
  Peter Duncan (USA)

  Willem Van Waay (USA)
  Morgan Trubovich (NZL)
  Victor Diaz de Leon (USA)

USA 26 - Midlife Crisis
  Bruce Golison (USA)

  Steve Hunt (USA)
  Erik Shampain (USA)
  Jeff Reynolds (USA)

USA 819 - Dark Energy
  Laura Grondin (USA)

  Taylor Canfield (ISV)
  Michael Buckley (USA)
  Scott Ewing (USA)

[16]

European ChampionshipEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
2016 Kiel[17]   Italy
Claudia Rossi
Matteo Mason
Simone Spangaro
Michele Paoletti
  Monaco
Stefano Roberti
Enrico Fonda
Ludovic Broquaire
Filippo Lamantia
  Spain
Gonzalo Araújo
Guilherme Almeida
Diego Fructuoso
Nacho Giamonna
2018 Vigo[18]   Italy
Alberto Rossi
  Spain
Luis Bugallo
  Italy
Umberto de Luca
2021 Charlottenlund[19]   Spain
José María Torcida
Francisco Palacio
Rayco Tabares
Pablo Santurde
Luis Martín Cabiedes
  Great Britain
Paul Ward
  United States
Michael Goldfarb

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 J 70 World Championship on Yacht Scoring - A complete web based regatta administration and yacht scoring program".
  2. ^ a b Browning, Randy (2017). "J/70 sailboat specifications and details". sailboatdata.com. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  3. ^ "List of J Boats builders". Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Partial list of hull number built and operational in July 2019". Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  5. ^ J/70 at World Sailing
  6. ^ http://www.yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=989
  7. ^ http://www.j70worlds2015.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/mondial_j70_s3.htm
  8. ^ J/70 at World Sailing
  9. ^ https://www.regattatoolbox.com/results?eventID=klcyTZvX7U
  10. ^ J/70 at World Sailing
  11. ^ http://www.yccsfiles.com/results/j70w/g_g.pdf
  12. ^ http://j70worlds2018.com/results/
  13. ^ J/70 at World Sailing
  14. ^ https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=6149
  15. ^ J/70 at World Sailing
  16. ^ https://yachtscoring.com/event_results_cumulative.cfm?eID=10698
  17. ^ "Kieler Woche 2016 manage2sail". manage2sail.com.
  18. ^ "J70 European Championship Vigo - 2018". j70europeans2018.com.
  19. ^ "J70 European Championship Charlottenlund - 2021". manage2sail.com.

External linksEdit

  • Official website