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by ole_peder
09 Feb 2014, 18:19
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Nordic IOM Championship 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 2118

Re: Nordic IOM Championship 2014

The Nordic sailors register by their respective countries representatives. FIN: Riiku Lindström SWE: Claus Lindström DEN: Lasse Rand NOR: Jørn Hoelsæther For the “International” entrants: Use this https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1L3okKr9GGgmnKxD3eFqr0H23j2MPDYSgc-yxU7x1UxI/viewform Deadline for entr...
by ole_peder
08 Feb 2014, 16:18
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Nordic IOM Championship 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 2118

Nordic IOM Championship 2014

The Nordic countries organizes a Nordic Championship in IOM every year, for the IOM class 2004 was the first year. In 2014 Norway is hosting the championship. Norsk Modellseilforening will host the event and it will also serve as NMS 110 year anniversary. Date: 30 - 31 of august 2014 Place: Oslo Eve...
by ole_peder
08 Sep 2012, 14:25
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2012 Nordic IOM Championship. 6. and 7. october
Replies: 0
Views: 2856

2012 Nordic IOM Championship. 6. and 7. october

The NOR for the 2012 Nordic IOM Championship is out.

Info and links can be found at IOM-nordic.org

The event will take place in the city of Sandefjord, Norway
by ole_peder
18 Nov 2009, 17:43
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: Election Reform
Replies: 35
Views: 16226

It is very seldom that big organisations and specially organisations with members across the borders has a voting process that gives votes on a one to one basis. how we are oganized is common for many organisations. It is good reasons for why some NCA has higher participation than others. The bigger...
by ole_peder
24 Oct 2009, 10:35
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 59509

I have been following this discussion with great interest. As many previous discussions this has been a playground for the native english speaking, with some few exceptions. Those exceptions is trying to clear up the mess the english speaking are making, discussing nitty gritty details in som paragr...
by ole_peder
13 Aug 2009, 16:19
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 59509

Here is how the situation looks like in Norway. We have approximately 130 boats, wheras 29 is certificated. We have races approximately every second week in 5 places along the coastline. Norsk Modellseilforening which dates bact to 1904 is currently DM and have been DM since the 1920 when the intern...
by ole_peder
02 May 2009, 11:44
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: IOMICA, RSD, and the future of radio sailing
Replies: 10
Views: 7186

Today is is all RC sailing in Norway ( IOM) organized in ordinary sailing clubs under the Norwegian Sailing Federation apart from Norsk Modellseilforening, which has been the Norwegian representative since early 1920 when the International Model Yachting Union was started. We have a descition in NMS...
by ole_peder
24 Mar 2009, 17:39
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Battery Weight & Placement
Replies: 118
Views: 45121

As many times before great effort is put into discussing themes of no significance. Bear in mind that the ground rule, if it isn't specificcally allowed it is prohibited. Batteries, corrector weights or other "loose"equipment are not ment to be shifted around, and therefore you are not allowed to ch...
by ole_peder
06 Feb 2009, 18:38
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Carbon fibre sail battons
Replies: 8
Views: 4075

With previous discussions in mind I would not use CF battens. I have a feeling it would open yet another can of worms. There is no reasons to use CF battens in an IOM sail other than it looks nice and seems to be "high tech" The only place one can justify using CF is in the keel and here it is legal...
by ole_peder
04 Feb 2009, 20:15
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Coming of age
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

I kind of agree with Roy in this matter, 25, 50 75 and so forth are the celebration dates, I have a feeling that 21 is connectet to US. We in Norway don't have any celebration at 21. BUT I am in favor of a common day all over the world to put up a celebration race when the class is 25. We can put up...
by ole_peder
04 Feb 2009, 18:22
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Coming of age
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

Alfonso
No I can not see that topic.
by ole_peder
03 Feb 2009, 18:28
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Coming of age
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

What happened with this topic????

I sugest that the Exec promotes a date for a world wide race day, unless this will die quietly.
by ole_peder
25 Jan 2009, 22:12
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Coming of age
Replies: 13
Views: 4937

If we can agree upon a date we could promote that event. In Norway we have a race 21 of june, the same time as the racing in the WC starts, I know that in Spain they are going to have their regional Catalonian championship. Wouldnt it be great if we could have a race all over the world at the same t...
by ole_peder
21 Jan 2009, 22:10
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Can You See It?
Replies: 22
Views: 8735

One can question what is fair. If one can not se your boat and obstruct another, not willingly, but by accident, shall the boat that was obstructed suffer due to the other skipper did not see his boat?? Approaching a mark far away, a lot of boats are about to round. One are bound to loose sight of y...
by ole_peder
24 Jan 2008, 22:19
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: The Nordic IOM Championship, May 2 and 3 , Oslo Norway
Replies: 0
Views: 1987

The Nordic IOM Championship, May 2 and 3 , Oslo Norway

The Nordic IOM Championship will be held May 2 and 3 in Oslo Norway.
In aditional to the Nordic IOM sailors we hope for other sailors too.

A maximum limit of contestants is set to 38.

The preliminar division is set to 8 from each Nordic country and 6 from others
by ole_peder
01 Oct 2007, 23:10
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: The Nordic IOM Championship 2007
Replies: 0
Views: 2145

The Nordic IOM Championship 2007

The Nordic IOM Championship 2007 was arranged by SRSS 29 to 30 of september. 37 participants, 4 from FIN. 4 from DEN, 9 from NOR and the rest from SWE. The biggest race on the mainland in northern Europe? Well it seems that the IOM class in the Nordic countries is continuing to grow. Reports and res...
by ole_peder
12 Sep 2007, 20:12
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Spektrum DX6 & 7
Replies: 107
Views: 64245

I support Val by whole my hart!!!!!! I hope this is the end of yet another discussion over something which don't have anything with sailing to do. Us non english speaking countries do have problems when the fluently english speaking wordtwister starts fireing up their discussion over minor details, ...
by ole_peder
23 May 2007, 10:47
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Scandinavian IOM Cup 2007
Replies: 1
Views: 2375

The 2007 Scandinavian IOM Cup Race 1where hosted by Norsk Modellseilforening in Oslo Norway. 27 skippers competed in two heats. 14 races was held and all 3 countries was represented on the podium. The winner was Torvald Klem (NOR), second Søren Andresen (DEN) and third Anders Wallin (FIN). There wa...
by ole_peder
10 May 2007, 10:27
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Scandinavian IOM Cup 2007
Replies: 1
Views: 2375

Scandinavian IOM Cup 2007

Hi all. I will draw your attention to this years SCANDINAVIAN IOM CUP which consists of 3 races: Race 1, 18-19th may in Oslo, Norway Race 2, 2-3rd sept in Ã…bo, Finnland Race 3 29-30th sept, in Sweden There are still available spaces 18-19th of may in Oslo See iom-nordic.org for further info.
by ole_peder
10 Nov 2006, 18:44
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: HMS and Scoring of DNF, OCS etc
Replies: 13
Views: 8878

There are some issues which was made clear to me during a discussion in Norway, and which also Steve Landeau pointed out. The lower heat guy working his way through the heats finishes in fact every heat he is promoted from so the idea to give him scores for the best placing is fair and logic, but as...
by ole_peder
05 Nov 2006, 12:57
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: HMS and Scoring of DNF, OCS etc
Replies: 13
Views: 8878

Well its still the same race he don't finish. Yes I admit that he has had 4 good races, but he must have had some poor races before that starting in the E heat. I mean it doesn't matter how many good races he/she have had before a DNF or likewise it is still a DNF. The bonus for the good sailing is ...
by ole_peder
05 Nov 2006, 09:44
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: HMS and Scoring of DNF, OCS etc
Replies: 13
Views: 8878

Ralph
I tried to mail you, but it just bounched back

maybe you could try mine?

ole-peder at modellseiling dot org
by ole_peder
03 Nov 2006, 21:46
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: HMS and Scoring of DNF, OCS etc
Replies: 13
Views: 8878

HMS and Scoring of DNF, OCS etc

We have been sailing after the HMS system for a long time,I personally like the system since it gives everybody starting in a race a possibility to win. After going in the system i detail there are som minor things that I feel isnt so logical, that is whenone have a DNF, OSC and so on. Since all hea...
by ole_peder
24 Oct 2006, 01:15
Forum: General IOM
Topic: New boy
Replies: 21
Views: 14654

The following is copied from the Sphinchter homepage

"The name Sphincter comes from the eye contraction muscle,
called spincter pupillae. Since I am an optician working with
eyes this felt this was a suitable name."
by ole_peder
17 Oct 2006, 21:00
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM Rules Adopted By Others
Replies: 26
Views: 13766

I fully support Steve's point of view
by ole_peder
15 Oct 2006, 16:43
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Autocad 14
Replies: 6
Views: 4884

Hi
I have been using Prolines to design mine IOM's. I have downloded a copy of Freeship and it seems to be a great program.
I will test it, but what I have seen so far I think I will use this in the future.
by ole_peder
15 Oct 2006, 10:23
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Autocad 14
Replies: 6
Views: 4884

There are no free AutoCad on the net, but there are "free" versions around for download using such programs as BearSheare.
Just bear in mind that this is no leagal versions
by ole_peder
14 Oct 2006, 22:46
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Autocad 14
Replies: 6
Views: 4884

Hi
There are some newer versions around these days, 14 must be from the previous millenium.

If you can't open them they are made on later versions than what you have.
by ole_peder
12 Oct 2006, 10:28
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM Rules Adopted By Others
Replies: 26
Views: 13766

Now we are talking. Regarding the legal stuff I will not go into that. I think that Lester has a much better overview of that then me. I have read the draft of the phigit, yes it simpifies some matters, but the clear references ti yhe IOM rules removes a lot of the complexity from the phigit rules. ...
by ole_peder
11 Oct 2006, 21:59
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Phigit class
Replies: 14
Views: 10384

Of course the rules are simpler if the the idea is to use an IOM rig, only one line in the rules are necessary: Rigs to be IOM rigs. And then leave the IOM class to define the rules. I haven't been able to find any class rules. I think it was in the MM article I saw the depth gauge as in Marblehead,...