Tor Bay a Superb Championship Venue

The Royal Torbay Yacht Club is looking forward to welcoming the J/70 Class to Torquay for the World Championships

August 29th to September 6th 2019

Tor Bay proudly boasts some of the finest sailing waters in the world and is an internationally renowned venue. The Royal Torbay Yacht Club has established an enviable reputation over many years in hosting major National and International sailing events from the J Class racing in the 1930’s to the sailing venue for the 1948 Olympics. In more recent years the club has hosted numerous National, European and World Championships, including the Melges 24 and 32, SB20, International Dragon Class, Albacores, Cadet, Tasars and International Moths.   Read More.

Bob Penfold – Race Director

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Latest Updates

UK Qualifying System for the 2019 J70 World Championship

The International J/70 Class Association (IJ70CA) has established the criteria for World Championship qualification. Based on the criteria set forth by the IJ70CA, there will be 20 available berths for UK competitors at the 2019 World Championship. Read More…

Torbay offers a world renowned sailing location

On behalf of the J/70 UK class association we are very excited to be hosting the 2019 J/70 world championships in Torbay, in association with the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. Read More…

The officers and members of the Royal Torbay Yacht are looking forward to welcoming J70 sailors from across the world. Torbay is a truly magnificent venue and boasts some of the finest sailing waters in the world.