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40 Years of J/24 Champions

The J/24 Class was established in Ireland very soon after the class was launched in the USA in 1979. It is understood that LEYC’s Joey Kelly brought one of the first J24s into Ireland. The 40th National Championship took place in Foynes Yacht Club in 2018. YEAR BOAT OWNER(S) 1979 Barbarian  Sean Dillon 1980 Jeepers... Continue Reading →

Annual General Meeting

The J/24 Association of Ireland Annual General Meeting will take place at Lough Erne Yacht Club on Friday, 23rd August 2019 at 1830hrs.    Agenda   Attendance/Apologies Minutes of AGM held at Lough Erne Yacht Club on 28th September, 2018. Presidents Report Treasurers Report Election of Committee 2020 J/24 Ireland Events Any Other Business  ... Continue Reading →

J24 Southerns Report

The J24 Southern Championships were held at Tralee Bay Sailing Club over the weekend of 24/25 May. Fifteen boats travelled from all over Ireland for the event including four local boats. Racing was scheduled at 1125 on Saturday but contrary to the forecast there wasn’t a puff of wind. Eventually a light breeze filled in from... Continue Reading →

2019 J24 Nationals Accommodation List

The J/24 National Championships will take place in Lough Erne this August. Latest accommodation list for Lough Erne attached. For queries contact Caitriona Johnston on 0044 (0)7704 083848. The event takes place on a Bank Holiday Weeked in Northern Ireland therefore it is advisable to book accommodation as soon as possible. J/24 Nationals 2019 Accommodation... Continue Reading →

J24 Event Calendar for 2019

The J24 Class in Ireland currently has 32 active boats representing 14 clubs. The Class Association intends to encourage more of the 60 J24s in Ireland to participate in one design events by:- Organising training and support for J24 owners and sailors Keeping costs of participating events to a minimum Focusing on fun and fair... Continue Reading →

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