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 2019Continue reading “J/109 UK & Ireland Class Rules 2019”
What a difference a few weeks make. Do you remember the fun we used to have?
To help you through your isolation, here are a few pictures from the Class Dinner we held on 8th February at the Royal Thames Yacht Club. Fantastic food and service provided by the club, excellent music from Red Line DJs and a great selection of prized organised by Chris and presented by Jo.
Thank you all for supporting this event. We hope to be back on the water and in the party spirit again soon.
Sevenstar have approached the class with an offer for those hoping to participate at Cork 300 /the IRC Europeans. They have agreed a partnership and have managed to get a good deal on the port call costs in Cork. This has lowered the cost for the shipment significantly and as such Sevenstar can now offer affordable mast-up, keel-on transports to Cork and back.
Transport: Southampton to Cork – mast up
Planned loading days between 16-30th June
Ocean freight yacht £ 8,900 GBP
Cork 300 Week 13 -18th of July
Transport: Cork to Southampton – mast up
Planned loading days between 20 – 27th July
Ocean freight yacht £ 11,500 GBP
Cowes week 8 – 15 August
While this would get you back for Cowes Week, the dates for the outbound would mean that you would miss the J-Cup open 2nd to 4th July.
If you are interested in further details, please contact:
Racing Yacht Logistics
Meridians House, 7 Ocean Way, SO14 3TJ, Southampton, UK
+44 2380 215063
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SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT AGENCY UK LTD.
Member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA)
Seventeen J/109s battled for One-Design victory at Cowes 2019, but in spite of assembling one of the mosts competitive fleets in recent history, the Dutch team aboard Jack Rabbit delivered another convincing victory, winning every race.Continue reading “Dutch J/109 team triumph again 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to come along.
You can find out more about Van Beelen Ropes at VB-Ropes.com
This years Cowes Week, which starts on Saturday 10th August, will see 17 J/109s line up for a week of highly competitive, one design racing.Continue reading “Seventeen J/109s line up for Cowes Week 2019”