J/109 Class Association May Newsletter

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May 28, 2024
J/109 UK & Ireland Class Association
Welcome to the class May Newsletter.

The season is well underway, and J109's have been winning events. Next up is the J Cup in June, and the J109 AGM (20th June).

Remember to visit our website: J109uk.com

2024 Class Membership

Make sure you renew your membership before the One Design regattas which start with  the J Cup on 21st June, and before the class AGM on 20th June.

Download the membership form below and send your incredibly good value £25 membership fee to the class's bank account (details on the membership form).

Download the 2024 class membership form

2024 Season's Championship and Solent Series

The Season's Championships kicked off in April with the Warsash Spring Series. JAGO's second place means they are leading, but it's early days yet.  The Championship continues with the J Cup on 21st June, and the Taittinger regatta on 12 July.  There are 7 regattas which count, as can be seen in the J109 2024 calendar, which you can download below.

The Solent Series, meanwhile, kicked off with the JOG Lonely Tower race, in which Jukebox was the only J109 finisher. It continues with the Taittinger regatta in July.  There are 4 regattas that make up the series.

Download the 2024 Calendar

J109 Europeans and IRC Europeans

The 2024 J109 Europeans are taking place at the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire, as part of the J Cup Ireland on 7 - 8 September. This is followed by the IRC Europeans at the same venue on 10- 15 September.

Expect  Mocking-J, Jings, Tighey Boy, Jukebox, Chimaera, and others at both events.

Racing Reports

J109s did well at the RORC Easter Challenge, with Jukebox finishing second and Mojo Risin' 4th in class 3.

The JOG Nab Tower race in strong weather conditions saw 5 out of 6 109's retiring, but Jukebox held on to secure 5th in IRC 2. Jukebox took 2nd in the Great Escape race, with Just So 3rd.

Just So won class 2 in the Cherbourg - Cowes race, the Cowes - Weymouth race, the Yarmouth - Cowes race and were third in Cowes- Yarmouth, and as a result are leading class 2 in  the JOG Coastal series.

JAGO  came second in IRC 2 in the Warsash Spring series, with  Jybe Talkin' third. While in the Spring Championship,  Jukebox dominated with 6 first places, to win class 2.

Mojo Risin' came fourth overall in RORC's De Guingand Bowl race, and are lying third in the RORC points championship in IRC 3 with consistent results in the Cervantes Trophy and Myth of Malham races.

In Scotland, Blue Jay brought home the Kip regatta RC35 class, with  Jingscoming third.

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