The Special General Meeting has closed and the votes tabulated.
The result is that the motion has been defeated.
See the links below for full results.
In recent weeks documents have been issued by some NCAs and by the potential future president of the RSD. In all these communications it is concluded that all the owners who have been called in the next election must vote NO to the affiliation of IOM to ISAF. But before discussing this issue there are some statements, common in almost all documents, which deserve discussing. (Leer versiÃ³n en espaÃ±ol) Continue reading
This text is still a draft where some minor changes can be included and that it will only be signed if the proposal of affiliating ISAF pass.
AGREEMENT RELATING TO THE
ONE METRE RADIO SAILING YACHT
AGREEMENT dated the day / / 2010
1. International Sailing Federation Ltd (ISAF)
2. International One Metre International Class Association (IOMICA)
RECITALS: Continue reading
The deadline for submission of Certificated Owners lists has passed for the upcoming Special General Meeting. Below is a list of those counts, the number of eligible votes that will be cast at the World Council meeting based on those counts as well as accounting for the Executive’s votes as well. If everyone sends in a vote count then the number required to pass the motion will be 54 votes. If less than full vote participation occurs then that number will reduce by some amount.
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This link leads to a FAQ article that clarifies the some of the impact of membership in ISAF. It is intended to be an impartial appraisal of the various conditions that would to IOM ICA becoming a directly recognized International Class. As always, if further questions come out of this information, please contact someone on the Executive as soon as possible to allow time to provide an answer.
Special General Meeting dealing with a decision regarding pursuing ISAF International Class status for the IOM class.
The Special General Meeting will take place electronically and it will be at the end of day on October 31th.
Each NCA has until 3 October to submit Certificated Owners List to confirm voting strength.
The meeting will consist of voting on the resolution showing in the agenda.
To vote on a resolution that will determine if IOM ICA will pursue becoming a directly affiliated ISAF International Class.
For the purposes of this vote, the question deals with moving ahead in time for this yearâ€™s ISAF meeting on November 5th, 2009.
This will be considered a Special Resolution and will require a 2/3 (67%) majority to proceed with the
ISAF application………(download the whole Agenda)
Following up on the request of the owners to find out more about a direct class affiliation with ISAF, we have found out that the timing of the next opportunity to have an affiliation approved is November 5th, 2009. The deadline for a submission that would put us on the agenda for this meeting was August 2, 2009. If we are not on the agenda this year then the next opportunity appears to be in one year’s time.
We know that the owners have not granted permission to carry out the affiliation as part of their approved request, but it is necessary to take the first step of making a formal submission to gain access to more detailed, formal information.