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J/105 Rules Proposal Approvals

On 4/15/19, the Executive Committee of the J/105 Class Association voted to change Class Rule 7.1 to increase the maximum crew weight to 500 kg. Although this Rule change will not take effect until 2020, your fleet can request, under RRS 87, to utilize the crew weight of 500 kg for the remainder of 2019…
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Strong Close at Charleston Race Week

Sperry Charleston Race Week concluded April 14 in spectacular fashion with strong winds producing exciting action. ORC D was won by Skimmer, a locally-based J/105 team led by Miles Martschink and Ben Hagood. "This was our first experience with ORC racing," said Tucker, "and with some more measurements, we probably could have optimized our rating…
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Tight Battles at J/Fest San Francisco

The annual J/Fest San Francisco, hosted by St. Francis Yacht Club, provided excellent race management and close racing for the fleet of one-designs that included J/105s. Over the two-day weekend, the fleet was able to get in three races per day for a total of six overall. In the 25-boat J/105 division, the top of…
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Center Sound Series Finale

The third and final race of the Center Sound Series took place on Puget Sound. In the end, the Corinthian Yacht Club of Seattle managed to run three good, challenging races, from fast drifting to hiking hard in 15-25 knots breezes. PHRF 4 CLASS was the one-design J/105 fleet. Winning was Erik Kristen’s MORE JUBILEE,…
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