September 25, 2020

Cayman Islands team may be a surprise factor in j/22 Worlds


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(Le Crouesty, France)- With twenty-six teams attending from Netherlands, Germany, France and the Cayman Islands and, for the first time, no Americans sailing, the J/22 Worlds were certain to establish new leaders on the world stage.

Sailing in the gorgeous, famous waters off Le Crouesty, France and hosted by the extraordinary YC Crouesty-Arzon, the sailors are certain to be in for a treat given the fact the weather cooperates for some of the best French sailing anywhere.

From the Netherlands teams, certain to be a factor in the top results will be Wouter Kollman’s HENRI LLOYD team.

Sailing well for the French host teams have been JULIE sailed by Jean Queveau, Clair Pouteua’s SOFFE and Bernard Andre’s MAJIC.

The German teams have been sailing faster, consistently and Christian Rieckborn’s JOLLY JUMPER and Rheinhold Gross’s JAMAICA’s KRONJUWEL 22KARAT will be a factor in the competition.

A surprise factor may be the sole Cayman Islands team sailed by Mike Farrington on JUST LEAVING, recent champions in their local waters.

For more on this story go to: J/22 Worlds sailing information

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