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Rick Goebel’s SANITY is Overall Winner at 2017 Yachting Cup

The third and final day of the 2017 Yachting Cup concluded today with a change of course due to more atypical San Diego weather. Race Committee decided early this morning to change all courses from the ocean to inside the San Diego Bay where waters were much calmer. All of the boats that sailed in…
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Hot Rum Series

The San Diego Hot Rum Series is now in the books. With 132 boats entered in a reverse PHRF handicap, the race to finish first is always a crap shoot. But for Race #3, the winds were 10-17 knots and just right for San Diego Fleet 8's J/105s. Of the five first to finish, three…
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Hot Rum Race 2 Recap

For the 140+ boats racing in the San Diego Yacht Club Hot Rum Series for the second race that took place on November 19, it was a slow light air affair. The J/105 division/Class 3 continues to have four J/105s in the top ten. Lead boat is Rick Goebel’s SANITY with a 1-5 for 6…
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Hot Rum Race I Recap

A 115-boat fleet completed a West Coast pursuit-style event: the Hot Rum Race hosted by San Diego Yacht Club. Winning by over two minutes was Rick Goebel’s J/105 SANITY, also taking the Class 3 win. Taking fourth in Class 3 was DagFish’s J/105 VIGGEN, followed by Tim Fuller’s J/105 STEADFAST in seventh. The teams all…
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Spring Series Recap

The J-105 Fleet completed its Spring One Design Series on Saturday, May 14 and held a party on the deck by the Spinnaker Room at San Diego after a great day’s racing. Awards were presented to Wings (Dennis Case) for 1st place, J-OK (Stewart Cannon) for 2nd place and Blink (Steve Howell) for 3rd place.…
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Presenting the 2016 Racing Calendar

The J/105 Fleet 8 is looking forward to another great, competitive year. As one of the most active fleets in Southern California, the fleet provides a wide variety of events to encourage participation from LA to Long Beach to San Diego. The 2016 schedule is posted online. Save the dates and we'll see you on…
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