Sunday, December 27, 2015

J/30 Triumphs in Key Biscayne Round Island

J/30 sailing Key Biscayne round island race(Key Biscayne, FL)- Carlos Mandiola reports that he and his team on the J/30 SUDAKA sailed the 49th Round the Island Regatta, hosted by Key Biscayne YC.  With a crew consisting of family and friends, Mandiola’s crew managed to walk off with PHRF 2 Class honors!  In fact, their J/30 stars at the end of a short video featuring boats that sailed the race- watch it here.

J/30 captainStarted in 1966, the race has been held in memory of past Commodore Ed Willman of the Key Biscayne YC. The Round the Island Regatta is a fun, competitive event that engages sailboats of all sizes in a race from the waters of Biscayne Bay in front of the Key Biscayne Yacht Club, south through the Stiltsville featherbeds and past Cape Florida, north along the Atlantic coast of Key Biscayne, around a mark at the opening of Bear Cut at the north end of the island, and back to the Key Biscayne Yacht Club.