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Don Dwyer & J/109 Guardian J featured in WindCheck Magazine

Don Dwyer was featured in the September 2016 On Watch section of WindCheck Magazine. Don tells about his J/109 Guardian J, family, crew, and friends.   Read the article below from WindCheck Magazine with the original published at this link. Don Dwyer isn’t exactly new to sailing, although his path to becoming an avid sailor is somewhat …

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Class Officers for 2017-2018

J/109 Class Association

The J/109 Class held it’s annual meeting on 26 October 2016 in New York.  An announcement of the class officers elected to serve 2017 through 2018 was made President – Bill Kneller, Vento Solare #266 Vice President – Jonathan (JR) Rechtschaffer, Emoticon #200 Secretary – David Rosow, Loki #125 Treasurer – Bud Rogers, Big Boat, …

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J/109 Class 2016 Annual Meeting

The 2016 J/109 Class Annual meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 October at 6:30pm East Coast time in New York City.  The meeting location is: Offices of BCA 44 East 32nd Street, 12th floor Penthouse  New York, NY 10016   Nearest parking garage is 200 E32 near 3rd Ave Ask for Ray Pepi office phone 212-777-2626 upon arrival. …

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AYC Fall Series – Final Event for East Coast Championship Series

The American Yacht Club Fall Series is scheduled 24, 25 September and 1, 2 October 2016.  This is the final of four events for the East Coast Regatta Series Championship that includes: NOOD Regatta Annapolis Atlantic Highland Blue Water Regatta New England J/Fest Regatta Register now at this link.

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Loki wins 2016 North American Championship

NEWPORT, R.I. (July 16, 2016) — With 19 boats, the J/109 fleet was the biggest to compete in the 2016 New York Yacht Club Race Week at Newport presented by Rolex. By the time today’s first race started just after 1 p.m., however, only two mattered. David Rosow’s Loki (Southport, Conn.) and Donald Filippelli’s Caminos …

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North U – J/109 Starting Clinic

There will be a J/109 Starting Clinic held Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – the day before the North American Championship starts in Newport. Harbor Start: 1pm Sailing: 1:30 – 3:30pm Debrief: 4:30pm – 6:00pm at NYYC Preparation – Clinic Plan & Info to be distributed via email. 1:30-3:30 On the Water – 3 Rolling 5 minute …

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2016 North Americans @ NYYC Race Week

J/109 Class Association

The 2016 J/109 North American Championship will be held at New York Yacht Club Race Week 12 through 16 July. Registration is now open at this link with additional information posted on the New York Yacht Club web page.  The J/109 Class will offer a Corinthian trophy to the top finishing boat that races with sails …

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Register for AYC Spring Series

Register now for the American Yacht Club Spring Series at this link.  Always a great event and a great venue for two weekends of racing scheduled 23-24 April & 30 April-1 May.  The J/109 Class has a OD start with 9 Boats on the scratch sheet already.  This is a Great warm up event before …

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Oversized Spinnakers & Action Required

The message below was emailed to all USA and Canada owners and sailmakers on 15 February 2016. J/109 Owners, This email is being sent to all North American J/109 owners with an announcement about class spinnaker measurements and a reminder that you may renew your annual J/109 class membership, or join if you have not …

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Class Website Updates for 2016

Updated J/109 Website

Some website additions as we start 2016 … Sail Royalty Tag Data is now available for viewing online.  All measurement certifications are now submitted by the sailmaker online, eliminating the need to have paper forms scanned, faxed or emailed.  Once approved, a certificate is emailed to the owner and sailmaker, and may be reprinted anytime from …

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