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2019 J/109 Race Schedule

Major regattas are on the calendar to 2019 with J/109 participation encouraged.  Additionally there are some local regattas listed on the website calendar.  The following regattas are scheduled with links to registration (if available) J/109 North American Championship—August 20-24 at New Bedford YC – New Bedford, MA J/109 East Coast Championship—August 10-11 at J/Fest New …

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J/109 Corinthian North American Champion Perpetual Trophy

Since its inception, the J/109 Class Association has been committed to promoting competitive, Corinthian one-design racing.  As part of that commitment, in 2016, the Class began recognizing the top Corinthian boat at its annual North American Championship.  Today, the Corinthian North American Champion is the boat achieving the best score at the North American Championship sailing with …

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Website Updates Scheduled Oct-Nov 2018

Updated J/109 Website

Log In / Log Out moved to Menu Bar Website updates are planned over the next few weeks.  You may see some subtle changes in the appearance as these updates are made.  The content will be unchanged, other than adding events to the calendar.  The Log in / Log Out  buttons now appear on the right …

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Loki Wins 2018 North American Championship

The 2018 J/109 North American Championship hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club is now in the record books.  This regatta provided a challenge for all twenty boats with winds across the four days from a drifter to a gale!  David Rosow skippering Loki sailed a spectacular regatta with a score of 40 points over 10 races… and elected …

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Loki Wins 2018 East Coast Regatta Series

The competition for the East Coast Regatta Series trophy was determined after the 2nd weekend of the American YC fall series.  David Rosow sailing Loki held the trophy as the defending champion and was able to successfully hold off a challenge at the final event by Bengt Johansson and the Zig Zag crew.  Earlier in the …

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Proposed Officer Slate to Serve through 2020

J/109 Class Association

A nominations committee lead by the Class Vice President JR Rechtschaffer has proposed the following slate of officers nominated for election, to serve through 2020. President – Bill Kneller, Vento Solare #266 (Currently serves as President) Vice President – John Greifzu, Jr., Growth Spurt #261 (Currently serves as Long Island Sound Fleet Captain) Secretary – …

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Winner of New North Sails 3Di Main!

Bidding is closed – we have a winner! North Sails has donated a new One Design 3Di RAW 760s Mainsail with a luff bolt rope to the J/109 Class.  The sail will be auctioned with the split proceeds going to the J/109 Class to defray the 2018 J/109 North American Championship expenses.  The winning bidder …

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Gut Feeling Wins East Coast Championship

Congratulations to Ted Herlihy and the Gut Feeling crew for winning the J/109 East Coast Championship hosted by Ida Lewis YC the weekend of 8-9 September.  The six race series occured over two days with Gut Feeling discarding a 3rd place for a total score of 6 points.  Two boats from Texas rounded out the podium with …

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Win a New Quantum Sails Spinnaker!

Quantum Sails has donated a new One Design spinnaker to the J/109 Class.  The spinnaker will be auctioned with the proceeds going to the J/109 Class to defray the 2018 J/109 North American Championship expenses.  The winning bidder will provide the desired color scheme and sail numbers upon notification of the winning bid with payment …

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Rush Wins Rolex at NYYC Race Week

Congratulations to Bill Sweetser and the Rush crew for winning the J/109 Class at 2018 New York YC Race Week – the second qualifier in the J/109 East Coast Regatta Series. Bill made a last minute swap from the IRC Class that he has historically raced in and done very well over the years. Joining …

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