North Sails: News Details


J/70 Swedish National Championship

Bjorn Osterberg


Twenty seven boats gathered for the second Swedish Nationals in the J/70 class last weekend. Marstrand outside Gothenburg delivered exceptional conditions with winds ranging from 8 – 25 kts and waves up to three metres. 

SWE 623, Rocad Racing took the title after a solid performance with only 1st and 2nd finishes. Second overall,were SWE 792, with helmsnman Oscar Lundqvist, the 2015 European Champion in the Corithian Division.

The fast growing Stockholm fleet representing Royal Swedish Yacht Club dominated the regatta taking the top six positions.

Rocad Racing, the wining boat, used the North Sails inventory of the M-2/J-2. The top 15 boats were racing with North sails.

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