The J/109 Class Owners’ Forum is a discussion board for owners, crew, and other parties who are interested in sharing information about the J/109 one-design class. Please post using your full name and e-mail address. Anonymous or disrespectful posts will be removed.
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DO find the appropriate topic and sub-topic if one exists before starting a new conversation.
DO enter your real name with hull number, boat name or home port when posting messages here.
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DO use the documentation to learn how to do searches, message formatting, and registration.
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DO NOT post classifieds here. There’s a separate classified section at j109.org.
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