J/24 Fleet Regatta – the season opener for the 2017 J/24 Hungarian Sailing Series

J/24 Fleet Regatta – the season opener for the 2017 J/24 Hungarian Sailing Series

Maximum number of 8 races sailed in perfect conditions was a result of the three-day Balatonfüred J/24 Fleet Regatta - the season opener for the 2017 J/24 Hungarian Sailing Series. Gábor Sallai and his team on BIGFIVE was the winner with 21 points. In second place was ST.JAMES skippered by Farkas Litkey with 24 points. Litkey was the helmsman and tactician of the Italian Team Pelle Nero, who won the third place of Italian J/24 Winter Series. Following in third place, was JUKEBOX – the second overall of the Italian J/24 Winter Series - skippered by Miklós Rauchenberger with 24 points total. What a perfect regatta! What else can we say about the days where all matches: wonderful weather with blue skies and sunshine, various North and East winds 6 to 16 knots and happy J/24 sailors enjoying all of it at the first regatta of the Hungarian sailing season. The final results show a high level, strong and very even...
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Registration is Open for the 2017 J/24 European Championship

Registration is Open for the 2017 J/24 European Championship

The enthusiastic Hungarian J/24 racers are excited to look forward to the J/24 European Championship to be held in Hungary between 24 September and 1 October, 2017. The preparation of the event is followed by active interest: several teams from Germany, England, Italy, Sweden and France already expressed their will to participate. Europe’s most beautiful lake and a great J/24 family are looking forward to welcoming all of you in Hungary at the 2017 European Championship! Registration is now open. Don’t miss the deadline for early bird registration, which will close on May 31. The schedule and the Notice of Race are available at http://j24europeans2017.hu/. Online registration is at http://j24europeans2017.hu/entry/. ...
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BYC’s 150th anniversary

BYC’s 150th anniversary

Balatonfüred, 19th of March, 2017. - This is a very exciting year for the Balatonfüred Yacht Club which will be the venue of the J/24 European Championship 2017. The organization celebrates its 150th anniversary this year.  The  Club was founded on 16th of March, 1867 in Balatonfüred.  The jubilee year kicked off on 16th of March with a small celebration and will continue throughout 2017 with a number of exciting events scheduled to celebrate this milestone anniversary. Click here to view photos from the event. (more…)...
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J/24 EC lauched at Budapest Boat Show

J/24 EC lauched at Budapest Boat Show

24/02/2017. - The 2017 J/24 EC is widely marketed in Hungary: the Budapest Boat show was held between 23 Feb and 26 Feb where both the J/24 class and the EC was highlighted. We did introduce the J/24 class, the preparations of the event and the sponsors to the audience. Thanks to our sponsors, there are several prizes awaiting the participants. Official sponsors: Slam Hungary, Audi, Quantum Sails Hungary, Hungarian Yacht Association. Bravo Boats provides jury and race committee ribs.          ...
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