Class Rules

J/109 UK & Ireland Class Rules 2019

At a very well attended Special General Meeting of the J/109 UK & Ireland Class association on 7th August in Cowes, a decision was taken to amend the class rules to make it easier for IRC focused boats to take part in class racing and for boats set up for class racing to be competitive under IRC.  Since then, the committee has been working on bringing the rule into effect.  This note aims to explain how yachts racing in one-design regattas can comply with the new rule, which is now available on the web site: J/109 UK&I Class Rules 2019

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Van Beelen Ropes to supply Draw Prize for J/109 Class Dinner at Cowes 2019

At least 100 J/109 sailors are expected at Cowes Corinthian Yacht Club on Tuesday 13th August for the class Cowes Week Dinner.

The winning prize in the draw: J/109 Jib Sheets

Dutch team Jack Rabbit, through their rigging business Van Beelen, have very kindly donated a set of J/109 jib sheets in dyneema sk78 with a technora cover. We’ll draw for the winner at the dinner, with one entry into the draw for every ticket purchased.

We still have a few tickets available for Tuesday, so please mail if you would like to come along.

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