Wednesday, December 4, 2013

J/111 Worlds & European Circuit Announcement!

J/111 sailing North Americans off Chicago (Cowes, IOW, England)- The European J/111 circuit is shaping up to be an exciting season for 111 sailors from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean and from Italy to Ireland!  There are events taking place on the Mediterranean as well as in “classic” sailing ports along the North Sea and the Channel, all leading up to the first J/111 World Championships to take place in the famous waters of the Solent and hosted by the Royal Yacht Squadron off Cowes, England from August 20th to 24th!

J/111 European and World circuitTeams from Northern Europe as well as the Mediterranean can look forward to early season warm-up regattas that include Vice Admirals Cup, North Sea Regatta, Normandy Week and Giraglia Rolex Cup prior to the J/111 Europeans being hosted in 2014 in conjunction with the massively popular Cowes Week event in early August.  The Europeans will serve as a “Pre-Worlds” for the 111 teams participating in J/111 Worlds two weeks later.  Below is the schedule for the major J/111 events in the 2014 J/111 European Circuit:
  • May 9-12- Vice Admirals Cup- Cowes, England
  • Jun 6-9- North Sea Regatta- The Hague, Netherlands
  • Jun 9—15- Normandy Week- Le Havre, France
  • Jun 14-22- Giraglia Rolex Cup- St Tropez, France & San Remo, Italy
  • Aug 2-5- J/111 European Championships- Cowes, England
  • Aug 20-24- J/111 World Championships- Royal Yacht Squadron- Cowes, England
  • September- Benelux J/111 Regatta- Breskens, Netherlands
  • October- Tour de Corse- Bonifacio, Italy
For more J/111 Class sailing information, charter boat information, please contact J/Composites ( or J/Boats- ph# 401-846-8410.