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North Star Sailing Club
Cheboygan MI, USA
July 26-29, 2018 , 2018

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Annapolis Yacht Club
Annapolis MD, USA
September 21-24, 2017


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2014 North American Champion Crowned

After three action packed days and eleven exciting races, Bill Wildner and the Crew of Mr. Bill's Wild Ride captured their 4th J35 North American Championship this weekend at the Muskegon Yacht Club in Muskegon Michigan.  Bill credits his steady and loyal crew who have been with him through all 4 Championship campaigns.  The boat was perfectly prepared, the sails were crispy, and the crew work was flawless!  Ed Bayer and the crew of Falcon (Four time NA winners) placed second and Bruce Metcalf and the crew of Bozo's Circus, a last minute entry, rounded out the podium placing third.  Conditions were outstanding with steady breezes of 8-10 knots, making it easy for the race committee to bang out all eleven races and get everyone back to the dock early every day for refreshments, lies, and good food.

Race Chairman and Class President, Larry Taunt commented that "the J35 fleet has an outstanding group of owners and crew.  The racing was intense with ridiculously close crossings, and all the boats finishing within seconds of each other. The level of competition is simply outstanding. On shore we have almost as much fun as the Muskegon Yacht Club provided great food, drink, atmosphere, and a pool to cool everyone off. I wish we could do this every weekend!"

This was the 30th J35 North American Championship Regatta and while the fleet is aging, this venerable design is still very competitive around the country and provides an extreme level of competition when they get together to play.

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Mr. Bill's Wild Ride

Bozo's Circus

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Muskegon Yacht Club
Muskegon, MI, USA
August 21-24, 2014

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Erie Yacht Club
Erie, PA, USA
September 14-16, 2012


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Time for Renewal

It is time to Join or renew your dues for 2018. For members you can see if you are paid for 2018 under the "members only" section of this web page. If it is or if you need to join or re-join click on the Join/renew button and complete the online form or download the PDF document. Once again we are offering 1 year for $75 and two years for $125. Joining the Class Association helps us maintain this website, sponsor the North American Championship regattas, maintain and support the class rules and templates, and continue to promote the J35 as one of the premier One Design keelboat racers of all time.

2018 J35 North American Championship Regatta Announced

The J35 Class Association is pleased to announce that the 2018 North American Championship Regatta Hosted by the North Star Sailing Club, will be held immediately following the annual Port Huron and Chicago Races to Mackinac Island on July 26-29 in Cheboygan MI, Measurement day will be Thursday July 26th and racing will be held Friday through Sunday July 27-29. Registration is currently open at www.yachtscoring.com . More details to follow Soon!


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J35 Specifications
LOA 35.5'
LWL 30.0'
Beam 11.8'
Draft 6.90'
Displacement   10,500 lbs.
Ballast (lead) 4,400 lbs.
100% SA 632 ft2
I 46.40'
J 14.70'
P 41.50'
E 14.00'
DSPL/L 174
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