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Royal Southern May Regatta - Northern European Series Start

source: J News extract


(Hamble, England)- The Royal Southern Yacht Club will host the North Sails May Regatta from 7th-8th May 2022. This will be the first regatta of the Royal Southern Summer Series, consisting of four events from May to September. Over 80 teams are expected for each regatta with hundreds of sailors taking part. Classes already signed up include J/70, J/111, and IRC Classes.



“For the first day of the regatta, North Sails experts will be on the water with coaching and drone video at the club after racing,” commented Zoe Dupuy, North Sails European Marketing Manager. “North Sails will also support the regatta with a great mix of goodies as prizes: jackets, books, and sail bags, plus North Sails Certified Service will be on site for the weekend.”

The J/111 class is showing up in force, with eight teams already registered for this productive training regatta. So far, leading teams that are registered include Paul Griffiths' JAGERBOMB, Cornel Riklin's JITTERBUG, Tony & Sally Mack's McFLY, Tim Tolcher's RAGING BULL, Dirk & Diane van Beek's SABRIEL, Simon Grier-Jones' SNOW LEOPARD, Julie Fawcett's JOLENE, and Chris Jones & Louise Makin's JOURNEYMAKER II.

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