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Tor Bay a Superb Championship Venue

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club is looking forward to welcoming the J/70 Class to Torquay for the World Championships

August 29th to September 6th 2019

Tor Bay proudly boasts some of the finest sailing waters in the world and is an internationally renowned venue. The Royal Torbay Yacht Club has established an enviable reputation over many years in hosting major National and International sailing events from the J Class racing in the 1930’s to the sailing venue for the 1948 Olympics. In more recent years the club has hosted numerous National, European and World Championships, including the Melges 24 and 32, SB20, International Dragon Class, Albacores, Cadet, Tasars and International Moths.   Read More.

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PRESS RELEASE J/70 UK Class National Championships

Saturday 24th – Monday 26th August 2019 Hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club, Torquay UK   The J/70 UK National Championship kicks off this Bank Holiday weekend hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. The event precedes the Darwin Escapes 2019 World Championship (29 Aug – 06 Sept). However this weekend’s regatta is far … Continue reading “PRESS RELEASE J/70 UK Class National Championships”

J/70 UK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TORQUAY August 24th to 26th 2019

J/70 UK Class National Championships are being hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club between 24th – 26th August just prior to the World Championships. Racing will take place on its own course area as part of the Torbay Royal Regatta with up to 10 races over three days. It is anticipated that 40 plus … Continue reading “J/70 UK NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TORQUAY August 24th to 26th 2019”

Henri Lloyd is proud to announce that they will be partnering with both the J70 UK Class and World championship for 2019.

Henri Lloyd announces double partnership with J70’s – World Championship and UK Class for 2019. There are over 50 teams racing in British waters and over 120 teams are expected to line up in August for the J / 70 Worlds, hosted by the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. Racing for the Grand Slam series starts … Continue reading “Henri Lloyd is proud to announce that they will be partnering with both the J70 UK Class and World championship for 2019.”

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A warm welcome awaits you in Torquay August 29th to September 6th 2019

  There are now just 141 days before the start of the 2019 J/70 World Championships. Plans to stage a great event in Torquay are moving ahead a quite a pace and the Royal Torbay Yacht Club is looking forward to welcoming J/70 sailors to this spectacular sailing venue. We now have entries from 10 … Continue reading “A warm welcome awaits you in Torquay August 29th to September 6th 2019”

The officers and members of the Royal Torbay Yacht are looking forward to welcoming J70 sailors from across the world. Torbay is a truly magnificent venue and boasts some of the finest sailing waters in the world.