Category: Class Business

2022 J/109 Class Annual Meeting

J/109 Class Association

Pursuant to Sec. 6.4 of the J/109 Class Constitution, the Executive Board will hold its annual meeting on October 25, 2022 at 1900 hours Eastern time.  The meeting is open to all J/109 Class members. The meeting will be held via Zoom teleconference (details at bottom) The agenda is as follows: Welcome Finance Report President’s …

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Proposed Officer Slate to Serve Through 2024

J/109 Class Association

The nominating committee appointed by the Class President in June hereby presents the following slate of candidates to be elected as J/109 Class Officers for the two year period commencing 1 January 2023.  All votes are submitted online using a special voting link provided to current members. Voting commences 17 September 2022 and closes at …

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J/109 Class Mourns Loss of Jeremy Macan

On Sunday, June 5, the J/109 Class lost one of its avid sailors, Jeremy Macan.  Please see below for his obituary.   Hazlet – Louis Jeremy Macan, 49, is a beloved son, brother and friend. He was an avid sailor and spent most of his life on the water. He was a member of the …

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Proposed Officer Slate to Serve Through 2022

J/109 Class Association

Pursuant to Sections 6.13 of the J/109 Class Constitution, the Nominating Committee proposes the following Class Members to hold office through the 2022 Annual Meeting: President—John M. Greifzu, Jr., Growth Spurt #261* Vice President—Peter Priede, Full Tilt #249* Secretary—Cory Eaves, Freedom #255* Treasurer—Bill Kneller, Vento Solare #266 At-Large Member—James Murray, Callisto #368* Chief Measurer—Bengt Johannson, …

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Class Officer Vacancy – Nominations Wanted

Every even year, at the Annual Meeting, the J/109 Class elects officers to serve two-year terms. We have one Class Officer who is looking to step down if another member would like to take on a role with the Class. Please send nominations to johngreifzu@gmail.com if you are interested. Best regards, John Greifzu, Class President

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Rule Change for 2020 NA Championship Oversized Spinnaker Passes

From the Class President – I am pleased to announce that J/109 Class voting members have overwhelmingly approved the Class Rules change that applies to the 2020 North American Championship at Columbia Yacht Club in Chicago, Illinois. In short, this new rule (which expires at the end of 2020) permits the Great Lakes Fleet to …

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Test Auction – Ignore

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Win A New North Sails Spinnaker!

Here is your chance to win a new North Sails Spinnaker being sold by the J/109 Class via online auction. North Sails is providing the spinnaker to the class to help sponsor the 2019 North American Championship at New Bedford YC.   Win a New North Sails Class A2 Spinnaker! North Sails has donated a …

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2019 J/109 Race Schedule

Major regattas are on the calendar to 2019 with J/109 participation encouraged.  Additionally there are some local regattas listed on the website calendar.  The following regattas are scheduled with links to registration (if available) J/109 North American Championship—August 20-24 at New Bedford YC – New Bedford, MA J/109 East Coast Championship—August 10-11 at J/Fest New …

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J/109 Corinthian North American Champion Perpetual Trophy

Since its inception, the J/109 Class Association has been committed to promoting competitive, Corinthian one-design racing.  As part of that commitment, in 2016, the Class began recognizing the top Corinthian boat at its annual North American Championship.  Today, the Corinthian North American Champion is the boat achieving the best score at the North American Championship sailing with …

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