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by IanHB
12 Apr 2006, 09:49
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: New NZRYA Managment Team.
Replies: 0
Views: 3136

New NZRYA Managment Team.

At the recent IOM National Championship a "Special General Meeting" was held to elect a new management team for the New Zealand Radio Yachting Association. The results of that meeting are posted here. Chairman; Ian Hull-Brown. Secretary/Treasurer; Con Renner. Communications; Chris Harmer. Registrar ...
by IanHB
06 Apr 2006, 03:57
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2006 New Zealand National Championship Results
Replies: 5
Views: 4778

2006 New Zealand National Championship Results

Final results of this regatta sailed in great conditions and spirit.


http://www.radioyachting.com/2006%20IOM%20Nationals.htm
by IanHB
20 Mar 2006, 06:22
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Deck Limit Mark
Replies: 14
Views: 11423

Graham, I would accept a deck limit mark either directly behind your aluminium plate or beside your mast.
Its sole purpose is to specify where you want your mast height to be measured from.
In your case that would be the deck under the mast and not the raised foredeck. Yes?
by IanHB
18 Sep 2005, 03:33
Forum: General IOM
Topic: RM1000
Replies: 4
Views: 4202

Sorry to say it but what sort of ROCKET SCIENTIST would name a One Metre RM1000. :idea: DUH! JFYI I also have some plans for later developments of this Marblehead design from Geof Draper along with others from his board with strong family influences, "MISS ME" and "HEATWAVE". I know this is not the ...
by IanHB
16 Sep 2005, 04:52
Forum: General IOM
Topic: RM1000
Replies: 4
Views: 4202

I have plans, a plug and even a mould for this Marblehead design.
If any of these interest you please email me directly.
sailing..at..goldenhorn..co..nz
by IanHB
28 Jul 2005, 09:29
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Umpires Obligation?
Replies: 18
Views: 12391

:D In my opinion an umpire has no obligation to call a possible infringment until the skippers involved call each other to avoid contact. It does not stop that umpire from being ready to voice their decision as soon as it is requested, but I firmly believe that the umpire is simply an observer until...
by IanHB
24 May 2005, 07:53
Forum: General IOM
Topic: TS2 "replacement"
Replies: 7
Views: 5997

:D Thanks Nick. It all works for me now. :shock: :P :roll:
No idea what made the change but all in the world is good.
Thanks mate, as always your pictures are great.
by IanHB
22 May 2005, 07:33
Forum: General IOM
Topic: TS2 "replacement"
Replies: 7
Views: 5997

No sorry mate still no joy.
I get the counter and the headings but no pictures. :roll:
by IanHB
20 May 2005, 05:20
Forum: General IOM
Topic: TS2 "replacement"
Replies: 7
Views: 5997

:?: Sorry Nick but your Craig Smith page is not working for me.
All I get is a blank page. :shock:
by IanHB
21 Feb 2005, 08:36
Forum: Measurement and Measurers
Topic: Guide to 'How do I register/certify an IOM'
Replies: 9
Views: 10759

:D Thank you all for your help, I am now a happy camper. :P Yes Roy I am a registed measurer, in fact our clubs CHIEF MEASURER. :roll: Cool eh. I was actually on the IMYRU Technical Committee with Jan Dejmo in 87 & 88 and had some input into the formation of the class. So you can see, I know enough ...
by IanHB
20 Feb 2005, 11:45
Forum: Measurement and Measurers
Topic: Guide to 'How do I register/certify an IOM'
Replies: 9
Views: 10759

HELP PLEASE, I am trying to find the measurement forms to download.
I want both the HULL and the RIGS forms.
I have visited the IOM class website but it is not obvious to me as I can no longer see a downloads page .
I am sometimes a little thick so need your help. :cry: :?:
by IanHB
20 Feb 2005, 11:19
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Sail Markings Question?
Replies: 15
Views: 11137

Generally advertising isn't a problem on our sails or boats - they are Category C as far as IOM Class Rules and ISAF are concerned and although your MNA may have some rules about it, the restrictions are minimum. But your blackouts aren't advertising are they. Roy, are you saying that if I should t...
by IanHB
15 Feb 2005, 21:02
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Vickers V 5
Replies: 3
Views: 4003

:P Without sounding like sour grapes, just be aware that simply having a higher number does not necessarly mean that it is better. You should understand that we are currently sailing version 5.4 of the design which has been developed in isolation from the original designer. As all those who have bee...
by IanHB
13 Feb 2005, 23:56
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Sail Markings Question?
Replies: 15
Views: 11137

Sail Markings Question?

:shock: I recently purchased a second hand rig from a friend to use on my new V5. He had marked the sails with his boat registration number using a marker pen. Rather than risk ruining the sail by attacking it with thinners I deceided to spray paint over his numbers and then to apply my numbers in a...
by IanHB
09 Feb 2005, 11:53
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Weight Distribution? - Triple Crown
Replies: 11
Views: 6954

:D Graham, you should be both pleased and proud of your fine performance to build and sail an IOM which can do so well "out of the box". You will now begin the process where, after every outing, you will return to the work bench to change something that will improve the boat little by little as you ...
by IanHB
03 Feb 2005, 13:08
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Vickers V 5
Replies: 3
Views: 4003

Vickers V 5

:shock: Here are some photos of the Vickers V 5 which is produced by Michael Garden here in Wellington. This one on loan to me for a couple of weeks. :roll:

http://nz.msnusers.com/SharedPicturesIa ... v5iom.msnw
by IanHB
01 Feb 2005, 02:34
Forum: General IOM
Topic: The Forest vs The Trees
Replies: 20
Views: 11953

:lol: What a load of rubbish. If you can`t stand the heat then get out of the kitchen. :shock: Sorry, not trying to offend anyone but this talk of one metres being expensive always makes me angry. Compared to what? If you want to compete at a world championship level in any sport, you have to make s...
by IanHB
21 Aug 2004, 06:07
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Naming competition for new BAG
Replies: 10
Views: 7952

Nick, I posted my original reply on the rcsailing.net site which as you know has recently shot its self in the foot, so I will reply here as this forum is a little less silly. My suggestion is that you have to stay with the BAG theme, so the next in the series should be SWAG. This word also has some...
by IanHB
03 Jun 2004, 04:35
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: ISAF-RSD Recomendation regarding appendix E
Replies: 8
Views: 5761

At the recent NEW ZEALAND IOM National Championship Regatta it was brought home to me as RACE OFFICER just how inadquite is the present system of TWO digits only on the sails. We had entered, three boats all carrying the number 22 on their sails. The first entry was told to do nothing, the second to...
by IanHB
11 Apr 2004, 07:33
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Converting to 75 MHz
Replies: 11
Views: 6818

:shock: Man its no wonder my boat has been doing strange things, those bloody aliens must be on my frequency. They are obviously rubbish sailors as they can`t win a race with my boat. :shock: :twisted:
by IanHB
11 Apr 2004, 07:22
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Argument at the pond side following an incident
Replies: 5
Views: 4357

Yes I would like to agree wholeheartedly with the stand expressed by Steve. At the recent New Zealand IOM National Championship, I as the race officer, took the time at the briefing to explain my expectation of conduct, in the event of an offence on the water. I am pleased to report that by and larg...
by IanHB
27 Mar 2004, 09:26
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Converting to 75 MHz
Replies: 11
Views: 6818

:shock: My Question is have the USA regatta management researched the possibility of a temperory dispensation to use selected 40 Mhz frequencys for the duration of the regatta? The argument that a transmitter of such low power in such a remote locatation will not impact on any other user may carry s...
by IanHB
26 Jan 2004, 00:07
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Hull Corrector Weights
Replies: 64
Views: 50421

Roy, The offending underweight boats were disqualifed from the race they were currently in and relegated to the bottom of the lowest fleet.
That is apart from the disgrace.
by IanHB
23 Jan 2004, 10:05
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Hull Corrector Weights
Replies: 64
Views: 50421

During the 1997 World champs in Wellington we check weighed a number of boats straight off the water after finishing. They were allowed to drain any water only. Two of these compeditors were found to be under weight. Their excuse was that they had replaced their batteries as used at the earlier regi...
by IanHB
21 Jan 2004, 02:04
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Race Course Design
Replies: 18
Views: 11517

Leeward gate

I am interested to know more about the Leeward Gate mentioned in previous posts? I have heard of a system where their are TWO leeward turning marks set aprox 5-6 metres apart which boats must pass between and then may choose to turn left or right to begin the next windward leg. Is this is what is me...
by IanHB
13 Jan 2004, 07:48
Forum: Measurement and Measurers
Topic: Checkstays?
Replies: 11
Views: 12192

Checkstays

:cry: Chris, Sorry mate but your recently fitted (Lowers) are NOT legal and will have to be removed for competition within the class. It was after a discussion I had with Noel B that I realised I was not up to speed with the latest version of the rating rule. Not to worry I am working on that and wi...
by IanHB
08 Jan 2004, 21:30
Forum: Measurement and Measurers
Topic: Checkstays?
Replies: 11
Views: 12192

Thanks!

Lester, Thank you so much you have solved my challenge. You have also shown up my stupitity in not reading the rules throughly enough to see that my question is answered within, DUH! I shall carry on reading and come back in the technical area with any other dumb questions. :roll: :shock: :lol: :ide...
by IanHB
08 Jan 2004, 04:33
Forum: Measurement and Measurers
Topic: Checkstays?
Replies: 11
Views: 12192

Checkstays

Roy, I am happy if you wan`t to move this subject to the technical area, it was simply as a measurer I needed a definative answer before outlawing an owners boat. My own understanding of CHECKSTAYS is that they are attached below the lower mast band and connected to the chainplates with some adjustm...
by IanHB
07 Jan 2004, 08:42
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Frequency management at a large event
Replies: 5
Views: 3825

Frequencys

Lester, Is it possible in England to have some more frequencys made available on a temperory basis? If you approach the Radio licence authority and ask for a temperory dispensation to use the so called aircraft only frequencys, with a letter to the local model aircraft club in the area of the regatt...
by IanHB
07 Jan 2004, 08:00
Forum: Measurement and Measurers
Topic: Checkstays?
Replies: 11
Views: 12192

Checkstays?

Is there a written defination of CHECKSTAYS? I think I know what they are, but I need to be positive in my interpration before I give out the wrong advice. :D If nothing is written then how about this? :?: CHECKSTAYS (Whiskers, Lower lowers) Stays connected to the mast below the bottom mast band, to...