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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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Sevenstar Yacht Transport to Cork Week 2020

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:

Wouter Verbraak
Racing Yacht Logistics

 
Address
Phone
 
Meridians House, 7 Ocean Way, SO14 3TJ, Southampton, UK
+44 2380 215063
Mobile +44 7557 526 451
Email
Website:
wouter@sevenstar-uk.com
sevenstar-yacht-transport.com

SEVENSTAR YACHT TRANSPORT AGENCY UK LTD.
Member of the British International Freight Association (BIFA)

Events, News

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 j109ukrachel@gmail.com if you would like to come along.

You can find out more about Van Beelen Ropes at VB-Ropes.com