Flash Minutes IDA AGM 27 October 2018

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Flash Minutes IDA AGM 27 October 2018

Post by IDA » Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:34 pm

Flash Minutes
IDA AGM 27 October 2018

Gérard Blanc (France) elected Vice Chairman, to replace Stéphane Baseden who has completed his term
Anne Vanneste (Belgium) elected Treasurer
Technical Committee ramps up checks at championships
More than one electric bilge pump may now be fitted
Drop nose pins not allowed for fixing mast heel position
Owners Committee will not be part of the IDA constitution but Officers were asked to form an informal consulting body along similar lines
National Class Associations may now issue personal sail numbers
The proposal to amend the Championship Regulations to have a list of preferred race officers which might be appointed by the IDA was withdrawn
Recommended that 10% penalty for UFD/BFD disqualification be removed from Gold Cup Rules by CYCA
Key championship updates
-90th Anniversary Regatta can no longer be held in Cannes as the subscriptions already exceed 120. It will either be in Monaco, or St Tropez. We expect a decision by early November.
-Netherlands reported detailed preparations for the GC in 2019 in Medemblik, which will include a very strong race management team that includes Team Chairman John Borsboom, Race Officer Nino Shmueli and IDA Sailing Coordinator Martin Payne.
-Venues for 2022 elected: Europeans will be in San Remo; Gold Cup in Ostend
-Venue for 2023 Gold Cup elected: UK, either Abersoch or Torquay

Tim Pearson
Secretary IDA

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