Category: Regattas

Rush Wins East Coast Regatta Series 1st Event

Cedar Point YC hosted the first J/109 Class event for the 2019 East Coast Regatta Series at the One Design Regatta held 1-2 June.  Competition for the three top finishers out of sixteen boats was close throughout the entire series.  In the end, Rush was on the podium with top honors. Congratulations to Bill Sweetser …

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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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Loki Wins 2018 North American Championship

The 2018 J/109 North American Championship hosted by Larchmont Yacht Club is now in the record books.  This regatta provided a challenge for all twenty boats with winds across the four days from a drifter to a gale!  David Rosow skippering Loki sailed a spectacular regatta with a score of 40 points over 10 races… and elected …

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Loki Wins 2018 East Coast Regatta Series

The competition for the East Coast Regatta Series trophy was determined after the 2nd weekend of the American YC fall series.  David Rosow sailing Loki held the trophy as the defending champion and was able to successfully hold off a challenge at the final event by Bengt Johansson and the Zig Zag crew.  Earlier in the …

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Gut Feeling Wins East Coast Championship

Congratulations to Ted Herlihy and the Gut Feeling crew for winning the J/109 East Coast Championship hosted by Ida Lewis YC the weekend of 8-9 September.  The six race series occured over two days with Gut Feeling discarding a 3rd place for a total score of 6 points.  Two boats from Texas rounded out the podium with …

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Rush Wins Rolex at NYYC Race Week

Congratulations to Bill Sweetser and the Rush crew for winning the J/109 Class at 2018 New York YC Race Week – the second qualifier in the J/109 East Coast Regatta Series. Bill made a last minute swap from the IRC Class that he has historically raced in and done very well over the years. Joining …

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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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