J/88 and J/111 Midwinter Championship
Published on January 26th, 2020
The J/88 and J/111 Classes held their Midwinter Championship on January 24-26 in St Petersburg, FL. Competing as part of J/Fest, conditions on Tampa Bay ranged from 6-8 knots on Friday and Sunday, with Saturday having the best breeze at 10-12 knots. Iris Vogel’s Deviation won half of the eight races to claim the J/88 title while J/111 World Champion Rob Ruhlman on Spaceman Spiff was top J/111, finishing tied with Ian Hill’s Sitella but winning on countback.