J/70 National Championship at Vallarta Yacht Club

Team Angels - Vallarta Yacht Club
April 30, 2017


The Mexican National J/70 Championship will be held in Banderas Bay May 5-7, 2017.

Headquarters for the activities will be the Vallarta Yacht Club by Paradise Village in Nuevo Vallarta.

Event Schedule:

May 3-4 - Boat lauching from the VYC crane will be done according to schedule. Please contact onthewater@vallartayachtclub.org to arrange for a launching time

May 5 - 9:30 - 11:30 am - Registration in the VYC Clubhouse

May 5 - 1:00 pm - Race Day 1

May 6 - 1:00 pm - Race Day 2

May 7 - 1:00 pm - Race Day 3

May 7 - 6:30 pm - Trophy Presentation

May 8-9 - Boat Retrieval - Retrieval with the VYC crane will be done according to schedule. Please contact onthewater@vallartayachtclub.org to arrange a time

According to Wikipedia: "The J/70 is a small racing keelboat, built predominantly of fiberglass. It has a fractional sloop rig, a transom-hung rudder, a retractable bowsprit and a fin keel. It displaces 1,790 lb (812 kg) and carries 628 lb (285 kg) of lead ballast. The boat features a very large asymmetrical spinnaker with an area of 491 sq ft (45.6 m2)."

Please continue to check Vallarta Yacht Club for additional information and the latest updates.

If you would like to arrange accommodations at Paradise Village Resort, please contact office@vallartayachtclub.org.
 

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