Category: New England (RI to ME)

Loki Sets the Standard, Again – Rosow & Crew Win 4th Straight North American Championship

The J/109 Class held its annual North American Championship over four days in August on the waters of Buzzards Bay.  New Bedford Yacht Club (South Dartmouth, MA) played host to 11 boats vying for the Class’s top prize from August 21 through August 24, 2019. Over the course of the week, the fleet saw nearly …

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Leading Edge Wins 2019 East Coast Championship

Congratulations to Tom & Diana Sutton of Houston, TX and the Leading Edge crew for winning the J/109 East Coast Championship at J/Fest New England hosted by Sail Newport the weekend of 10-11 August.  The six race series occurred over two days with Leading Edge having a commanding lead at 10 points, 8 points ahead …

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Growth Spurt Wins East Coast Regatta Series 2nd Event

Sail Newport hosted the second J/109 Class event for the 2019 East Coast Regatta Series at the Newport Regatta held 6-7 July.  Participation was down with only four boats entered in the J/109 Class over the long Independence Day holiday weekend but the competition was still tight.  In the end, Growth Spurt was on the podium …

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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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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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