Calendar

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Sep
23
Sat
Hood Regatta @ Houston YC
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day
Hood Regatta @ Houston YC | La Porte | Texas | United States

Houston Open One Design Regatta

Sep
30
Sat
in 10 days- AYC Fall Series @ American YC
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
AYC Fall Series @ American YC | Rye | New York | United States

10 days until this event

Qualifying Event for the East Coast Regatta Series Trophy

Oct
7
Sat
AYC Fall Series @ American YC
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day
AYC Fall Series @ American YC | Rye | New York | United States

Qualifying Event for the East Coast Regatta Series Trophy

Oct
12
Thu
in 22 days- J/109 Class 2017 Annual Meeting @ Sail Newport
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
J/109 Class 2017 Annual Meeting @ Sail Newport | Newport | Rhode Island | United States

22 days until this event

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 in person and desire to call in.

The meeting presentation may be viewed online at this link when it is available.

The agenda is as follows:

  1. Welcome – Call meeting to order and vote to accept last annual meeting minutes – Class Secretary
  2. President’s report on 2017 accomplishments – Class President
  3. Reports from Fleet representatives
    1. Discuss future of New Jersey Fleet as separate or merged with Long Island Sound
  4. Finance Report – Class Treasurer
    1. Current year financial report projected to year end
    2. Proposed budget for next year
    3. IRS tax exempt determination as 501 (c) (7) Social Club and annual filing requirements
  5. Class Measurers Report
  6. North American Championship – Class President
    1. RFP Process & Results
      1. 2018 Location (Larchmont YC 10-14 October 2018)
      2. 2019 Location (New Bedford YC 20-24 August 2019)
    2. European Fleet Potential Participation
    3. Potential for Loaner Boats & Class insurance via Burgee Program
    4. Planning for 2020 and beyond will be done late in 2018 – potential for other YCs to host a dedicated event
  7. Proposed Schedule for 2018 class events (Need inputs from all the districts before meeting) – Class Vice President
  8. Website improvements
    1. Email tools for Executive Board allow personalized emails by group (Fleets, Current Members, etc.)
    2. Unified login across website for membership and forum (deferred from 2017)
    3. Sail tag transfer updates based on Class Measurer inputs
    4. Feedback on existing site and other potential changes, fixes or improvements
  9. Off year for Elections – officers serve through 2018 (Nominating committee to be formed later in 2018)
  10. Rules Change Discussion (posted on website 20 July 2017) – Class Measurer
    1. Ballot to be emailed to members by 16 October (Vote online via J/109 website)
    2. Voting closes midnight GMT 30 days after ballots emailed
    3. Secretary to tally and certify vote – If passed revised rules will be posted and would be effective 1 January 2018
  11. Other new business and discussion.
Oct
21
Sat
J-Fest Southwest @ Lakewood YC
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day
J-Fest Southwest @ Lakewood YC | Seabrook | Texas | United States

Come join us for the 7th Annual J/Fest Southwest to be hosted by Lakewood Yacht Club October 21-22, 2017! The regatta is open to all J/Boat owners, their crew, and their family and friends! The sailors will participate in top-notch racing on the water and enjoy a superb shoreside environment with food and entertainment.

Incredible prizes, supplied by our sponsors, will be distributed to JFest sailors! In addition, each skipper’s bag will have lots of goodies including coupons for local eateries and entertainment venues, as well as gifts of goods.

Oct
10
Wed
J/109 North American Championship @ Larchmont YC
Oct 10 – Oct 14 all-day

The 2018 J/109 North American Championship will be held at Larchmont Yacht Club as a stand alone event

Save the dates:
Wednesday 10 October 2018 registration
Thursday 11 October – Sunday 14 October racing

Larchmont YC

Larchmont YC

Aug
20
Tue
J/109 North American Championship @ New Bedford YC
Aug 20 – Aug 24 all-day

The 2019 J/109 North American Championship will be held at New Bedford Yacht Club as a stand alone event

Save the dates:
Tuesday 20 August 2019 registration
Wednesday 21 August – Saturday 24 August racing

New Bedford YC