16 - 19 March 2017

St Barths Bucket 2017

A four day regatta for the J Class. Two days of windward leeward racing and 2 days around the Islands.
Six J Class yachts have confirmed their participation – with regular participants Velsheda, Ranger, Lionheart
Hanuman being joined by J8 Topaz who made her first appearance at this regatta in 2016 and JK3 Shamrock
under new ownership.

It is believed that this is the first time that six J Class yachts will be seen racing together in the history of
the Class and much excitement surrounds this. A short film of the regatta will be made by OCT Films and
published to this website, and Carlo Borlenghi, the world renowned yachting photographer will be recording
the event.

The yachts will either be berthed at anchor or in Gustavia (weather dependent). Racing starts on Thursday
16th March with a windward leeward race just for the J’s. On the water umpiring will be managed by
Alfredo Ricci and Bill O’Hara. Live tracking for the racing will be provided by TRACTRAC. and up to date reports
will also be available on Facebook

The racing will be under the JCA’s own handicap system and the results will be posted to this page.