The World’s Most Popular One-Design Keelboat!

Whether your sailing style is weeknight beer-can racing or competing on the world stage, one thing is true –the J/24 is undeniably the most popular racing keelboat around the world.    The Legendary J/24 has become the competitive launch pad for the careers of numerous America’s Cup professionals. This year’s 2012 […]

Membership of the new Executive Committee and Technical Committee

The J/24 World Council held its annual meeting on Saturday, October 13 at Howth Yacht Club in Ireland.  The new Executive Committee members are as follows: Chairman Robin Eagleson, Vice Chairman Jorge Castillo, and Executive Committee members Marianne Schoke, Paul Scalisi, and Mark Penfold. And on the Technical Committee: Michael Johnson (USA), […]

Interview with J/24 World Champions on Bruschetta

The J/24 Class Office interviewed Team Bruschetta following the event… 1)      Four-time J/24 World Champs…congratulations! What was your strategy coming into this year’s event?  How did you prepare? Alex Saldanha: Thank you very much!!  It was a very, very difficult regatta…we sailed in Rochester back in 2006 (I think) at […]

Mauricio Santa Cruz on Bruschetta Crowned J/24 World Champion

Mauricio Santa Cruz snatched the lead on day one of the Quantum Loop Solutions J/24 World Championship and never looked back. He is now the reigning J/24 World Champion. Sailing Bruschetta with trimmer Daniel Santiago, tactician Alex Saldanha, mastman Sergio Bittencourt and bowman Alfredo Rovere, Santa Cruz earned his fourth […]

96 Teams Launch J/24 World Championship on Monday, September 17

Ninety-six teams from 12 countries have converged on Rochester, New York for the Quantum Loop Solutions 2012 J/24 World Championship. Represented at the event are Argentina, Barbados, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Peru and the United States.  Racing begins on Monday, September 17 and continues through Friday, […]

2013 BMW J/24 Worlds website live with NOR and registration

The website for the 2013 J/24 World Championship is now live. The event will take place at Howth Yacht Club in Dublin, Ireland from August 22-30.  The Regatta Website includes the Notice of Race and an online entry function, and Twitter and Facebook information is also available. BMW Ireland has been confirmed as the […]

30th Anniversary J/24 Edition

2008 marks the 30th Anniversary celebration of the J/24.  With over 5,400 boats world-wide, the J/24 Class continues to attract the world’s best sailors and the up and comers. Debuting at the 2008 Midwinter Championship will be the 30th Anniversary Edition of the J/24, sailed by Jeff Johnstone and his […]