Now in its sixth season, the European Sailing Champions League, a competition on J/70 yachts between sailing club teams, kicks off with the first qualifier event of the 2019 season in Palma de Mallorca. From May 9 to 12, a total of 27 Club Teams from 16 nations will be contesting the regatta, including the Société Nautique de Geneva from Switzerland, the runner-up from season 2018. The event website. —- Meanwhile, the Sailing Champions League has hit the Australian Shores. Why not extend it to the Americas, Asia and Africa ? A competition by Sailors for Sailors !