november 15, 2021 - North Sails

J70 Monaco sportsboat Winter series act 1

With 15 nationalities represented and 40 teams, Act 1 of the 9th Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series set the tone for the 2022 season this past weekend. With the J/70 World Championship scheduled in #monaco October 14-22, 2022, this international Winter Series, showcased the high level of this class.

Competitors from all over the World saw conditions range from 15-18 knots and high surf on day 1, to lighter breeze and big shifts as the regatta progressed.

Besting the competitive fleet was Monaco’s Fassitelli Ludovico and his team on Jund boasting consistent finished all below 5th place. Closely behind, but dropping a Black Flag score, was Spain’s Albert Luis, and his team on Pataki. The Americans rounded out the podium in third, with Rastello Douglas’ team on Good to Go, including #northsails Expert, Alex Curtiss. #NSVictoryList

North Sails is proud to have had a strong finish at this International #event, taking 8 of the top 10 spots. #northsails was also represented in 36 out of the 40 competitors.

The #monaco Sportsboat Winter Series will continue next month, December 9-12 for Act 2, and then will continue into 2022, serving as great preparation for teams looking to compete at the World Championships in 2022.