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  1. Loki Wins 2018 North American Championship — October 16, 2018
  2. Loki Wins 2018 East Coast Regatta Series — October 4, 2018
  3. Proposed Officer Slate to Serve through 2020 — September 24, 2018
  4. Winner of New North Sails 3Di Main! — September 11, 2018
  5. Gut Feeling Wins East Coast Championship — September 10, 2018

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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

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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Report Sails Transferred, Retired or Destroyed

Sails that were previously registered and transferred to new owners may have sail registration updated so the current owner shows on the Sail Tag Registration List. Additionally, old sails may be retired from service. This means that a sail is no longer useable for one design events, and will be removed from active display on …

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Rules Changes for Administrative Clean-up Passed

From the Class Secretary – Voting for the proposed rule changes brought forward by the Technical Committee in July closed after 30 days on November 12, 2017. The proposal received more than the two-thirds votes necessary to be adopted. These changes were mostly administrative and included replacing references from the defunct ISAF to the new …

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Class Website Update October 2017

The Class Website is now on a faster server … The J/109 Class website was moved to a faster server earlier the week of 16 October 2017. We made a few adjustments and now everything should be operating smoothly. If you run into any website problems or have suggestions, please email admin@j109.org. Over the winter …

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