J/70s Head South for Winter
Published on December 11th, 2016
Fifty-three J/70 teams traveled to Davis Island Yacht Club in Tampa, Florida for the first event of the 2016-2017 Quantum J/70 Winter Series on December 10-11. Basking in sunshine and breeze between 10-18 knots for seven races, Marty Kullman on Reach Around finished strong to secure the weekend victory with 13 points.
Kullman was able to discard a 15 from the opening contest, and added in four bullets. Bruno Pasquinelli’s Stampede took second place with 19 points, followed by Darby Smith’s Africa with 35.
The 23-boat Corinthian division was topped by Andrew Loe.
2016-17 Quantum J/70 Winter Series
Event #1 – December 10-11, 2016
Event #2 – January 7-8, 2017
Event #3 – February 4-5, 2017
Source: J/70 class