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by Laurent Schock
11 Dec 2005, 04:33
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: What will happen on 1st of June 2006 ?
Replies: 17
Views: 12260

Rainer wrote:Hi Laurent,

the bulbs on your picture are not stainless steel, they are made from lead. But they have a very smooth surface.

Rainer
SORRY for the misinformation, I somehow thought they were made of steel!

Again sorry....
by Laurent Schock
10 Dec 2005, 05:53
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: What will happen on 1st of June 2006 ?
Replies: 17
Views: 12260

I have seen that in Germany they are offering stainless steel bulbs'. No need to cast anymore! , though I have never done it, I read on several occasions that it could have some health issues. Interestign ! do you have some pictures or links ? Anders http://www.modellsegeln.net/tipps/103-0360_IMG.J...
by Laurent Schock
09 Dec 2005, 04:53
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: What will happen on 1st of June 2006 ?
Replies: 17
Views: 12260

I have seen that in Germany they are offering stainless steel bulbs'.

No need to cast anymore! , though I have never done it, I read on several occasions that it could have some health issues.
by Laurent Schock
16 Nov 2005, 10:05
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: What will happen on 1st of June 2006 ?
Replies: 17
Views: 12260

time to use something else than lead...

a few choices:

http://www.science.co.il/PTelements.asp?s=Density
by Laurent Schock
04 Nov 2005, 10:04
Forum: General IOM
Topic: How to choose a radio transmitter?
Replies: 7
Views: 5655

Futaba FF6 also called 6XAS (40MHz), PPM and PCM, has all the gizmos...
one bad point, a bit "hungry" with batteries...but one day sailing is OK.

There's the newer model T6EXA even better!
by Laurent Schock
11 Oct 2005, 14:35
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: IOM 2005 World's Review and DeBrief
Replies: 25
Views: 17309

Yes, I did read it! and to be honest I still don't understand why! Though, completely on a different subject, I remember that on the "continent" we had to put a sticker on our car stating where the reg. plate was from...now gone with the EU! I guess it must fill somehow the same reason. Anyway, I am...
by Laurent Schock
11 Oct 2005, 13:42
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: IOM 2005 World's Review and DeBrief
Replies: 25
Views: 17309

Sorry, but this made me wonder...if "we" (I) race as an individual, why putting some "countries" code on the sail then?

just wondering
by Laurent Schock
26 Sep 2005, 13:23
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: How to get recognized as an IOM fleet?
Replies: 9
Views: 7767

And does anyone know if there is anyway an individual sailor can get recognised (by IOMICA/ISAF or whoever is governing the sport) apart from via 'his'/an NCA/DM/MNA? The specific problem which I am thinking of is as follows: A Mr X lives and sails permanently (and is legally resident) in country Y...
by Laurent Schock
21 Sep 2005, 11:30
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2005 WC Meeting
Replies: 20
Views: 15881

Re: 2005 WC Meeting

And finally, your sail panels must be from the same piece, sheet, or roll of material, not from different lots. Not what the rule actually intended, of course, but never mind, you don't make your own sails anyway, do you? Sail prices will only increase a little... How could someone proof this? :sho...
by Laurent Schock
11 Aug 2005, 08:59
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2005 worlds venue exact location ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3678

DT wrote:The links from Laurent don't show the sailing area and need to go a little further south
sorry, lets hope these are better:

http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/9986/worlds26wn.jpg

http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/7955/worlds14qj.jpg

http://img294.imageshack.us/img294/4648/wolrds36rl.jpg
by Laurent Schock
10 Aug 2005, 04:31
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2005 worlds venue exact location ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3678

There is also the one from the NASA, called WorldWind...it's also FREE http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/download.html A bit heavy, big download, and the PC should be quiet recent. System Requirements * Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, or XP * Intel Pentium 3, 1 GHz, or AMD Athlon or higher * 256 MB of RAM * 3...
by Laurent Schock
20 Jul 2005, 10:45
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Registering an IOM??
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Laurent, Welcome to Japan. I am a US citizen living in Japan (Tokyo). For tax reasons my official and real residence is Japan. I even have to keep track of where and how many days I spend outside of Japan. I bought an IOM while living here and it was measured in Japan and registered with a JPN numb...
by Laurent Schock
20 Jul 2005, 00:06
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Registering an IOM??
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Re: Registering an IOM??

I'd like to know how the registration works, does it work with: -nationality -residence (I herewith mean the OFFICIAL Address) -the ACTUAL address or country Hi Laurent If I may jump in here... I believe Roy is correct, it works with your "normal" address -- that is, the country where you are "norm...
by Laurent Schock
19 Jul 2005, 13:46
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Registering an IOM??
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

First thanks, I'll go into details... I am a Luxembourger living actually in Japan. I have a working Visa and all the papers are ok , but my official residential address is still in Luxembourg. This address is the one stated on all my official papers (passport, foreigner card aso...). I know it migh...
by Laurent Schock
19 Jul 2005, 11:41
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Registering an IOM??
Replies: 10
Views: 4740

Registering an IOM??

First, sorry if I posted this in the wrong section, was hesitating to post it under "Measurement and Measurers"...as I read the "how-to" thread...but couldn't find an answer... I'd like to know how the registration works, let me be more precise, does it work with: -nationality -residence (I herewith...