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TWO EVENTS LEADING TO THE J/24 WORLDS

Around the Island Race to Celebrate the J/24 Class’ 40th Anniversary

NEWPORT REGATTA

North Sails Clinic with Will Welles & Tim Healy – Friday 1:30 – 4:00 pm
The Newport Regatta will be a great tune-up event for the Worlds. Join Will and Tim  at Sail Newport on Friday (1:30-4:00 pm) for a North Sails clinic.

Make it a long weekend! Fleet 50 invites all out of town teams to sail in the Thursday night race and enjoy the camaraderie of the fleet members.

J/FEST & AROUND THE ISLAND RACE

To commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the J/24 Class, J/Fest New England and Sail Newport invite all J/24 sailors, past and present, to enter the Around the Island Race on Friday, August 11th. Stay for the weekend and sail the J/Fest New England Regatta.

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Will Welles

One Design Expert, Sail Expert — Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Will Welles has been a member of the North Sails Rhode Island team since January of 2007, although in total he sports more than 22 years of experience in the sailmaking industry, including a six-year apprenticeship at the North Sails...

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