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The minutes for the annual meeting held on 22 October 2015 have been posted at this link in addition to the meeting presentation previously posted at this link. Based on actions resulting from the meeting minutes, a rule change electronic ballot is being sent to all current class members. A modified version of the proposed Bob Stay …View full post
The class rules have been updated to reflect changes effective 22 October 2015. This update allows the use of a jib inhaul system. Class rule 4.3.7 now states The Jib may be in hauled forward of the mast with the lazy sheet or behind the mast in a horizontal manner with a control line system. The updated …View full post
Many of the learning opportunities and sailing events we enjoy with the J/109 Class Association are made available to us by US Sailing, the national governing body for our sport. US Sailing is a nonprofit, member supported organization. Every US Sailing member contributes to the development and availability of the programs the J/109 Class Association benefits …View full post
Bill Gladstone of North U facilitated a starting clinic for the J/109 Class at the 2015 Block Island Race Week. This was a great opportunity for registered competitors to get coaching on how to start in a large fleet. The clinic was conducted in very light air. Bill prepared the following video to share with …View full post
Bengt Johansson and the crew from Zig Zag won a very tightly contested J/109 East Coast Championship. The J/109 East Coast Championship was held at the Red Grant Regatta hosted by Raritan YC on July 11&12 as part of RYC’s 150 year celebration. Nine boats from New England, Long Island Sound, Chesapeake and New …View full post