2017 J/24 World Championship at PCYC, Sept. 15–23
The International J/24 Class Association and the Port Credit Yacht Club of Mississauga, Canada, will be hosting the 2017 driveHG.ca World Championship for J/24 Class yachts. The J/24 is an international One-Design keelboat class and the most popular racing keelboat in the world with over 5480 boats being sailed in 165 fleets and 110 countries. The international J/24 Class Association is mandated to encourage, promote and develop amateur sailing world wide.
Through the week long J/24 racing event, competitors arrive for 3-1/2 days of official boat measuring and required safety checks, and five days of racing held on Lake Ontario’s western waterfront. Eighty-five teams, involving at least 400 top racing yachtsmen and yachtswomen are expected to compete in the challenging ten-race series. Competitors will be provided with meals and entertainment at various events and times.