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Mainsail Cut On The Sparcraft Aftermarket Mast on the J/105

The original Hall spar on the J/105 bends primarily at the upper quarter when backstay is applied. That is a universal defect in the Hall spar, and why you commonly see permanent bend and stress cracks at the hounds, and increasingly breaks. It is more frequent in windier areas like San Francisco Bay, though it happens everywhere.…
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Fleet 6 Feb 1 Annual Meeting Recap

Greetings Fellow J-105'ers, We had a productive Zoom Fleet 6 meeting on 2/1, thank you for all those who attended and participated. Below is a meeting recap: Regatta Schedule: Below is the 2021 Fleet 6 Regatta schedule.  Please note the dates in highlight are official regattas that count towards the Fleet Championship.  The other regattas are popular regattas…
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J-105 Fleet 6 Annual Meeting – 2/1

Greetings Fellow J-105'ers, and Happy New Year, We are planning now for the 2021 sailing season ! The Fleet 6 Annual Meeting, usually takes place during the first week in February. This year we will use Zoom for our annual meeting which will be: Monday, February 1, 7:30pm. --> CONTACT US FOR ZOOM INVITE Agenda: 1.…
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February 2020 J/105 Fleet 6 Annual Meeting Recap

Greetings Fellow J/105'ers, LI Sound Fleet 6 held our annual meeting last Saturday, at Harlem YC. I am pleased to report that the J/105 Class, as well as Fleet 6 remains in a very strong position. We continue to attract more boats than any other fleet in our regional regattas. Our numbers in general are…
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Welcome 2019 – J/105 Fleet 6 Update

Greetings J/105 Fleet 6 sailors, Much to cover in this update, starting with the J/105 Fleet 6 annual meeting which was recently held at Harlem YC. For those of you who could not attend, below is an outline of what we covered. Fleet 6 Officers were elected as follows: Fleet Captain : Thom Hering - Trifecta…
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J105 Fleet 6 – 2018 Season Wrap-Up

Greetings Fellow Fleet 6'ers! A few weeks ago on November 10 , Fleet 6 had our final event of the year - the 2018 Awards Dinner at Harlem Yacht Club on City Island. It was a great event that included a full menu and open bar. More importantly, it brought the fleet together in an easy…
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Boat #64 For Sale

Fleet 6 member George Wilbanks has put #64 Revelation up for sale: Pre-scrimp, race ready, proven winner, great sails, new bottom wet sanded to 800 grit. New Harken headstay this season. All new standing rigging in 2014. 6 station Tacktick including custom 3 instr mast mount with large display. Tiller. Sail inventory includes custom designed…
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Notice: Mast-Mounted Spin Cam Cleat Allowed

Fleet 6 members take notice: The J105 Class has approved a new rule that a mast mounted spinnaker cam (or clam) cleat is now allowed. Rather than wait until 2019, the Class has allowed it (based on Rule 87) to take effect immediately. Fleet 6 is in favor of this new rule change and is…
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J105 Fleet 6 News & Updates – For March 29, 2018

Greetings Fellow J105 Sailors, As we all think about getting ready for Spring sailing, Fleet 6 management over the past few months has been busy preparing for an active 2018 season, and we have much to report. a.) For most of you who are (still) on Facebook, we are happy to announce that we now…
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