New NCA: The country of Japan

Notification of Welcome

Re: Announcement of the country of Japan formally joining the WORLD COUNCIL as the newest NCA

World Council Members:

I, Fred Rocha, serving as Chairman of the Executive Committee am proud to announce the completion and approval of the application process allowing Japan to become the IOM ICA family’s newest National Class Association.   Continue reading

IOM ICA 2017 AGM: Notice of Meeting

October 2nd, 2017:
Resolutions for an ordinary or annual meeting of the World Council shall be specified to the IOM ICA Secretary in writing at least 10 weeks before the meeting at which they are to be proposed. Sooner is better.

October 16th, 2017:
At least 8 weeks’ notice in writing shall be given of any ordinary or annual World Council meeting by the IOM ICA Secretary to the members of the World Council, together with a copy of the agenda for the meeting and of any resolutions which are to be proposed at the meeting

November 13th, 2017:
Four (4) weeks before any meeting of the World Council, Member NCAs and NCSs shall declare in writing to the IOM ICA Secretary, by boat number and owner’s name, the Registered Owners, Registered Boats, Certificated Owners, and Certificated Boats that the Member NCA or NCS represents

December 11th. 2017:
Meeting Day. The meeting is virtually all about totaling any votes submitted and reporting the outcome.

Please submit any resolutions as soon as you have them prepared so that the appropriate Sub Committee can review them and have them put on the agenda.

Note that this is also an election year and any and all positions are available for nominations to be submitted. Those nominations must be submitted by the closing date for resolutions so that the names can be published in the Agenda that will follow 2 weeks later. Four of the current incumbent positions have reached their maximum term of 8 years, so please give serious consideration for nominations to the positions of:

·       Vice Chairman of Events

·       Vice Chairman of Technical

·       Vice Chairman of Info-Communications

·       Treasurer

With Kindest Regards,

Gary Boell

IOM ICA Sercretary

2017 AGM Notice of Meeting pdf file

PRE-NOR IOM European Championships 2018

Dear IOM skippers, you will find below Pre-NOR for IOM Europeans 2018 in Rogoznica (Croatia).
Event website is already in place at .
According to IOMICA Championship Rules, non-European NCAs should ask for a spot latest October 6th 2017 by email to vevents”at”
Allocation of places document will be available after this date
O. Cohen IOMICA VC Events.

NCA application received from Japan.

The formal notice of the announcement of the application received from the country of Japan to form an NCA and join the World Council has been posted in the forum board.

The effective date of this announcement is posted on August 16th, 2017 and  will serve as the initiation date for the four week review period by the Executive Board to make a determination and ruling of acceptance.

Gary Boell
IOMICA Secretary

2017 Edition IOM Class Rules

2017 Edition of the IOM Class Rules, Measurement Forms and Q&A have been published on the IOM ICA website under tab “Class Rules 2017“.

All 2017 edition documents are valid from 1st May 2017.