Articles by: pixilico

Texan Caldwell Triumphs at J/22 Jammin’ Jamaica

As is customary in Jamaica in early December, there was incredible weather for the 2021 Jammin’ Jamaica-Carnival Edition, sailed on the Montego Bay Yacht Club’s fleet of J/22s. Great wind, bright sunshine and crystal-clear waters. A couple of boats even saw a pod of dolphins during the windward leg on […]

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HAY-J Crowned J/22 South African National Champion

After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic delays, the South African J/22 Class enjoyed their National Championship on a lake in South Africa. It was an amazing turnout of 20 boats, one of the largest fleets in years, to get back out on their boats and enjoy some camaraderie […]

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South Africa Provincials

The NR Provincials saw nine J/22 entries. Congratulations to Richard Tanner and William Norton on Baby J for their first place. Second was Richard Wiederhold, Greg and Alex on Battleaxe, and third was Joint J skippered by Rob Edwards, crew Marco Seitz and Luke Fisher. Fantastic to have a new […]

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Jeff Progelhof Triumphs at J/22 World Championship

Jeff Progelhof’s Schitzen Giggles went wire to wire to secure the title of 2021 J/22 World Championship, racing J/22 hull #24. With crew Paul Foerster (former J/22 World Champion) and Rod Favela, the Rush Creek Yacht Club-based team tallied just 21 points in nine races, including one discard (1-1-1-6-2-4-[9]-2-4). Travis […]

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WORLD SAILING APPROVES NEW J/22 CLASS RULES

At the December 2, 2020 IJ22CA World Council meeting, the new J/22 Class Rules were unanimously approved by all voting National Class Associations. International Technical Chair Ron Harris led a working group to rewrite the Class Rules into World Sailing format. The Rules have been approved by World Sailing and […]

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