2016 J/70 North American Championship



 2016 J/70 North Americans



May 25, 2016:

Access event photos here!

May 11, 2016:

Please note that the Final Sailing Instructions are now available on Regatta Network or here.

April 28, 2016:

You can now order the official Musto regatta merchandise using this link.


April 6, 2016:

The early entry deadline is coming up on April 15 at 11:00pm! Register now to take advantage of the lower entry fee!

Mar. 10, 2016:

Registration for the 34th Annual Shoe Regatta hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club is now open on Regatta Network. This is the ideal warm-up event for the Championship! Information available on the LYC website. The NOR is here.

Mar. 8, 2016:

Preliminary Sailing Instructions have been posted. Click here to view the SI.

Feb. 29, 2016:

Addendum 1 to the Notice of Race has been posted. Click here to view the Addendum.

Welcome to the 2016 J/70 North American Championship.

Lakewood Yacht Club and the International J/70 Class Association invite you to the 2016 edition of the J/70 North American Championship. Lakewood Yacht Club is located in Seabrook, Texas just outside Houston. The regatta will be held on beautiful Galveston Bay from May 19 to May 22, 2016.
On this website, you will find:


    • Official Notice of Race 
    • Online registration form 
    • A listing of current entries
    • Information on charter boat availablity 
    • Information about lodging
    • Infomation on weather

Lakewood Yacht Club is located south of Houston on Clear Lake with quick access to Galveston Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. Bay Area Houston is home to the nation’s third largest number of marina facilities and Lakewood Yacht Club is the most prestigious yacht club in the region. For more information about Lakewood Yacht Club click HERE.lycpics.jpg


Lakewood Yacht Club hosts Annual Shoe Regatta before the J/70 NAC 2016!


shoeregattaflyer.jpgLYC will host its traditional Shoe Regatta on May 14-15,  immediately before the J/70 North American Championship in 2016. This will be the 34th edition of this annual local favorite event. The regatta will feature a J/70 class and J/70 NAC competitors are welcome to use the event as a warm-up and familiarization with the local conditions and the competition for the upcoming championship. The Shoe Regatta will be sailed in the same area as the 2016 J70 Torqeedo North American Championship.
2016 J/70 NAC competitors will have the opportunity to store, launch and haul their boats on site before the Shoe Regatta and in between events and enjoy Texas hospitality at Lakewood Yacht Club during their stay.Regatta documentation for the Shoe Regatta is now available on Regatta Network and the LYC website at www.lakewoodyachtclub.com.

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