The International J/24 Class Association and the Port Credit Yacht Club of Mississauga will be hosting the 2016 North Americans and, in 2017, the 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.
2016 North American Championship September 8th – 11th, 2016
A week long event, with competitors arriving for official measuring and boat required safety checks, 4 days of racing held on Lake Ontario’s western waterfront. This event will lead to the World Championship the following year at the same venue.
2017 World Championship September 15th – 23th, 2017
A week long event, with competitors arriving for official measuring and boat required safety checks, 5 days of racing held on Lake Ontario’s western waterfront. Ninety teams, involving at least 450 top racing yachtsmen and yachtswomen are expected to compete in the challenging nine-race series. All competitors will be provided with meals and entertainment at various events and times.