Spectacular Conclusion to the 2023 J/70 World Championships

The 2023 J/70 World Championships, held October 30-November 5, at St. Petersburg Yacht Club concluded with a grand finale, leaving indelible memories of a week filled with remarkable on-water competition and memorable social events.

The final races on the last day of the championship showcased the incredible talent and determination of the world’s top J/70 sailors. The backdrop of Tampa Bay, with its consistent sea breezes and stunning views, provided an ideal setting for the competition.

After an exciting week of racing, where 10 races were completed, the winners in the various categories of the 2023 J/70 World Championships were:

Overall Champion: Brutus III, GBR
Second Place: Midlife Crisis, USA
Third Place: Dark Energy, USA

Corinthian Champion: 1516, USA
Second Place: Ducasse, CHI
Third Place: RAGNAROK, NOR

One Pro Champion: Vamos, AUS
Second Place: Eker, TUR
Third Place: Derecho, USA

Mixed-Plus Champion: Danger Mouse, USA

Youth Champion: SPYC Youth Team, USA

These sailors displayed exceptional skill, sportsmanship, and dedication to clinch the top positions in this prestigious championship.

Commodore Scott Boyle expressed his gratitude, saying, “The 2023 J/70 World Championships have been an incredible journey, and it’s been an honor to host such remarkable competitors and enthusiasts. The dedication and sportsmanship on display were truly inspiring, both on and off the water.”

St. Petersburg Yacht Club is proud to have been a part of this extraordinary event, reinforcing its commitment to the sport of sailing and the maritime heritage of our community. We extend our congratulations to all the participants, winners, and everyone who made this championship a resounding success.

  • Fourteen ICOYC members were in attendance:
  • Annapolis Yacht Club, USA
  • Chicago Yacht Club, USA
  • Coral Reef Yacht Club, USA
  • Eastern Yacht Club, USA
  • Kungliga Svenska Segel Sallskapet/Royal Swedish Yacht Club, SWE
  • Newport Harbor Yacht Club, USA
  • Royal Norwegian Yacht Club, NOR
  • Royal Southern Yacht Club, GBR
  • Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, AUS
  • San Diego Yacht Club, USA
  • Seattle Yacht Club, USA
  • St. Petersburg Yacht Club, USA
  • St. Francis Yacht Club, USA
  • Yacht Club Monaco, MON

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