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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

J/109 Class Association

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

J/109 Class Association

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

Updated J/109 Website

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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Results from 2017 Annual Meeting

J/109 Class Association

The J/109 Class held its 2017 annual meeting in Newport, RI on 11 October.  The minutes of the meeting are posted on the class website at this link.  The following summary is posted for all class members to read: The Treasurer’s report stated that the Class’s cash position was healthy and had grown in recent …

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2017 J/109 Class Annual Meeting

J/109 Class Association

The 2017 J/109 Class Annual meeting will be held on Thursday 12 October at 6:30pm East Coast time in Newport, RI.  The meeting location is: Sail Newport 60 Fort Adams Drive  Newport, RI 02840   Those attending in person please RSVP online at this link The dial in number is (641) 715-3580 Participant Code: 435584# for those unable to attend …

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Class Association receives Tax Exempt Status

J/109 Class Association

The Internal Revenue Service has determined that the J/109 Class Association is a tax exempt “Social Club” under the Internal Revenue Code section 501 (c) (7).  This determination was communicated by the IRS in a letter dated 7 September 2017 to the Class Association. The Class is required to maintain certain documentation publicly available and …

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