2013 IOM ICA Annual General Meeting

Meeting Agenda

1. Call To Order
2. Confirm Quorum
3. Approve Agenda
4. Declare Voting Strength
5. Election of Officers
5.1. Chairman
Nominations for Fred Rocha (USA) for the position of Chairman have been
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Request for Interpretation of Class Rules concerning chainplate position.

Request for IOM Class Rules Interpretation from CAN NCA.

With the emergence of the new high prismatic narrow hulls with chines, the decks are becoming much narrower than traditional IOM designs.

With a narrow deck, the chainplate position moves inboard and the shroud base gets narrower. I have attached a pictures of a narrow IOM (see below) with rounded sides where the chainplate eye has been placed proud on the center of the topsides to widen the shroud base. See diagram F.

My question is does this contravene class rules?

D.2.3.c Fittings shall not project outboard of the hull shell or deck. Continue reading