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RSVP Form – 2017 J/109 Class Annual Meeting

Thursday October 12, 2017 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM   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 by completing the form below (scroll …

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Proposed Rules Changes for Administrative Clean-up

Preamble: The proposed rule changes were brought by the Technical Committee to the Executive Board for review and comment. The Executive Board approved proceeding to vote the following, with Executive Board comments incorporated. Background: The J/109 Class Constitution and Class Rules refer to ISAF. On November 14, 2015, ISAF changed its name to World Sailing. …

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Gut Feeling Wins Corinthian Trophy at 2017 NAs

Gut Feeling skippered by Ted Herlihy captured the 2017 J/109 North American Championship Corinthian trophy.  Finishing just one half point behind was Emoticon skippered by JR Rechtschaffer.  John Greifzu, Jr. skippering Growth Spurt for just his second J/109 North American Championship finished third for the Corinthian trophy with a crew that included his 6 year old son. …

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Loki Wins 2017 North American Championship

Skipper David Rosow and the Loki crew captured the J/109 North American Championship at the Storm Trysail Club 2017 Block Island Race Week in a convincing fashion. Quantum professional Kerry Klingler trimmed the main while amateur Brian Comfort served as tactician as the Southport, Connecticut entry closed the regatta with three straight bullets finishing the …

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North U J/109 Starting Clinic at BIRW

There will be a J/109 Starting Clinic held Sunday, June 18, 2017 – the day before the North American Championship starts at Block Island Race Week. The Storm Trysail Club Race Committee will be calling the practice starts for the North U Starting Clinic on Sunday, June 18 to be conducted by North U Director Bill …

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2018 & 2019 North American Championships Scheduled

J/109 Class Association

The J/109 Class is pleased to announce that the 2018 North American Championship will be hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club –  Larchmont, NY 10-14 October 2018, and the 2019 North American Championship will be hosted by New Bedford Yacht Club – New Bedford, MA 20-24 August 2019.  Our North American Championship will be a stand alone …

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Jib Car Purchase Adjustment Rules Change Passed

J/109 Class Association

Class members voted overwhelmingly to allow the class rules change with voting closed at noon 13 February 2017.  The proposed rule change posted on the forum was brought by the Technical Committee to the Executive Board, with a ballot mailed to all eligible voting members on 13 January . Background: To obtain full advantage of the …

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BoatUS Discount for J/109 Owners

BoatUS

J/109 Class Association is a BoatUS Cooperating Group and members are invited to join or renew their BoatUS members at a 50% discount.  The J/109 Class Association Cooperating Group number is GA85182S. BoatUS membership benefits include: 24/7 Dispatch to over 600 towboats in 300+ ports nationwide Assistance from Expert Captains Available boat insurance from boating …

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AYC Spring Series with discount for Fall Series!

The American Yacht Club Spring/Fall Series registration is open! Competitors can save $100 by entering both spring & fall regattas and paying the fee prior to April 26th. Registration Link NOR Link Who is racing?    The AYC Fall Series is a Qualifying Event for the East Coast Regatta Series Trophy J/109 North American Championship at …

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Proposed Rules Change on Jib Car Adjustment Purchase

J/109 Class Association

A ballot mailed on 13 January to all Voting Members contains the proposed rule change brought by the Technical Committee to the Executive Board for review and comment. The Executive Board approved proceeding to vote the following, with Executive Board comments incorporated. Background: To get the full advantage of the recently approved in hauling rule, …

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