Category: Class Business

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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Meet Jim Goldberg, Member at Large

Jim Goldberg has been named as the Member at Large on the J/109 Executive Board to serve in 2017-2018.  His responsibilities are included below, followed by a brief introduction where you can learn about Jim and his First Mate Lana. The Member at Large shall serve as an ambassador for the class, reaching out to …

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Results from 2016 Annual Meeting

J/109 Class Association

The J/109 Class held its 2016 annual meeting in New York City on 26 October.  The minutes of the meeting are posted on the class website at this link.  Subsequent to the annual meeting the Executive Board held a teleconference on 17 November to address some near term actions and is documented in the conference …

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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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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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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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