Menu

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.

Bob Penfold – Race Director

J70 Class Logo

Newsletter

There is less than a year to go until the J70 World Championships in Torbay. Sign up for our newsletter to receive updates on the latest news, race and venue information.

Latest Updates

j/70 world championships 2019 flag royal torbay yacht club torquay

J/70 World Championships 2019 Promotional Video

Royal Torbay Yacht Club has been at the heart of sailing in Torbay for over 150 years. The sheltered harbour offers fast and easy access to the racing areas. Additionally, Torbay is an internationally renowned sailing venue with some of the finest sailing waters in the world. Our Victorian clubhouse and terraced garden have panoramic … Continue reading “J/70 World Championships 2019 Promotional Video”

UK Qualifying System for the 2019 J/70 World Championship

The International J/70 Class Association (IJ70CA) has established the criteria for World Championship qualification. Based on the criteria set forth by the IJ70CA, there will be 20 available berths for UK competitors at the 2019 World Championship. Read More…

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.