America’s Cup J-Class

The largest ever fleet of J-class to race together assembled off Bermuda for two series of races. Seven of the 120ft sloops that contested the America’s Cup from 1930 to 1937 sailed off Bermuda. the 87 year old Shamrock V was the only yacht sailing to have contested an America’s Cup – being Sir Thomas […]

The largest ever fleet of J-class to race together assembled off Bermuda for two series of races.

Seven of the 120ft sloops that contested the America’s Cup from 1930 to 1937 sailed off Bermuda.

the 87 year old Shamrock V was the only yacht sailing to have contested an America’s Cup – being Sir Thomas Lipton’s final Challenger, launched in 1930.

J- Class Regatta - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

J- Class Regatta – 35th America’s Cup – Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

J- Class Regatta - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

J- Class Regatta – 35th America’s Cup – Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Shamrock V - J- Class Regatta - 35th America's Cup - Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Shamrock V – J- Class Regatta – 35th America’s Cup – Bermuda June 19, 2017 © Richard Gladwell www.photosport.co.nz

Here is the first gallery of images from the second day of racing.

by Richard Gladwell, Sail-World

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