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by David Turton
31 Oct 2016, 21:47
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Pultruded Carbon Spars
Replies: 10
Views: 7008

Re: Pultruded Carbon Spars

There is an enormous variance in the quality of carbon fibre and the resins available to build masts and with that comes price variance. Inevitably opening up to carbon will lead to someone building a mast using ultra high modulus prepreg carbon, autoclaved baked at 200c to achieve the stiffest mast...
by David Turton
04 Apr 2016, 12:06
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2016 euro accommodation choice
Replies: 0
Views: 1828

2016 euro accommodation choice

Helloes,
where are most people staying?
by David Turton
10 Nov 2010, 21:29
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Now sold Thankyou
Replies: 0
Views: 3787

Now sold Thankyou

My Mad Max is for sale The boat has done little work since new. 2.5 yrs old Euro’s at Dubrovnik 1 state titles third in the other) One Australian National Championships 5th A rig sails where new for last years nationals B rig at best has been used in 6 races C rig never used in 1 race Mirage Sails A...
by David Turton
02 Nov 2010, 23:28
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2012 European Championships / 2013 World Championship
Replies: 59
Views: 31312

Re: IOMICA Fees

IOMICA receives an amount per competitor at each Euro and World Championship. Generally about $25aud depending on exchange rates. The organising authority of the event is responsible for all income and expenditure of that event and complying with the requirements of running an international competit...
by David Turton
28 May 2009, 03:04
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: ISAF reply to CR changes proposed at 2008 AGM
Replies: 23
Views: 11933

What have you learned? Access to and use of this forum is provided by IOMICA subject to the following Terms and Conditions: By accessing this forum, user acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. IOMICA reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting chan...
by David Turton
30 Apr 2009, 07:18
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: IOMICA, RSD, and the future of radio sailing
Replies: 10
Views: 7503

Copy of Australia's position as posted on their forum

The following is a policy statement issued by the Executive of the ARYA (Inc) today:- AUSTRALIAN RADIO YACHTING ASSOCIATION (Incorporated) THE FUTURE OF RSD – POLICY STATEMENT On 9 March 2009 a document titled The Future of ISAF-RSD was issued under the signature of the ISAF-RSD Permanent Committe...
by David Turton
13 Sep 2007, 11:15
Forum: Marketplace
Topic: Cockatoo for sale after worlds
Replies: 0
Views: 4114

Cockatoo for sale after worlds

I'd like to sell my Boat for delivery after the worlds in Marseille Cockatoo 2 (8 months old) Latest Fin,bulb and rudder 3 rigs, high tensile masts, Sails Etc fittings, All mirage sails Jib pivot A&B Rigs Timber boat and rig box. very pretty.... 280D RMG Winch Futaba S9451 servo Futaba 3VCS Radio Fu...
by David Turton
10 Aug 2007, 17:53
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Thank You Greg Willis
Replies: 33
Views: 21136

Thanks Andy, Roy views are based on actual experience and being the recipient of the said individuals correspondence. Your statements are well recorded across many sites unless you have subsequenlty edited out your critisims?(i accept i may be a tad attached to the last worlds, there was an enormous...
by David Turton
10 Aug 2007, 16:39
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Thank You Greg Willis
Replies: 33
Views: 21136

Fair Dinkum

Well Andy, Have a spray...here is a quote from one of societies modern day philosphers "one of the most amazing lessons in life is when you finally recognise you don't know what you don't know. Only when you know what you don't know can you pontificate with such, such eloquence quote "dalai lama"......
by David Turton
11 Feb 2006, 23:21
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Discount Worlds Merchandise
Replies: 0
Views: 3008

Discount Worlds Merchandise

We have some leftover stock and have discounted to below cost.
Hats $10 (peaks, buckets small size only, and broad brimmed available)
Shirts $15
Vests $25
Plus postage
email order to davidturton at the big pond.com,
Credit Card, Cheque or direct credit available. We have all sizes.
by David Turton
23 Jan 2006, 05:57
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: WC and EC in the future
Replies: 1
Views: 2746

a couple of other issues for consideration as well, 1. economics, current format dictates that you need about 7-9 international judges and with that comes cost 2. this opens another point, oncourse realtime judging and adjudicating, seemingly some beleive the cost isn't worth the result, whats the a...
by David Turton
02 Dec 2005, 02:34
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: IOMICA Executive positions
Replies: 16
Views: 13153

All about DT

Ok Roy here it is On the finance side 19 year career in finance 2 years with my own finance company 1219 financiers 17 yrs at ANZ some highlights established Private Bank business in Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Ran a Wealth Management business (financial Planning, Investment gearing) On the RC side ...
by David Turton
02 Nov 2005, 20:38
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Oval Foredeck holes
Replies: 70
Views: 49488

Here here,
Focus energies on promotion, and putting/keeping the fun in sailing
by David Turton
02 Nov 2005, 06:33
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: IOM Worlds 2005 DVD
Replies: 0
Views: 2671

IOM Worlds 2005 DVD

Hi All, DVD is now available from Quest Photos the official photographers for the event. 1,385 images of the boats and the people. Viewing time 92 minutes. I have watched and the photographers capture of the events atmosphere is excellent. Visit www.questphoto.com and click on Peter Duncan's galleri...
by David Turton
27 Oct 2005, 09:53
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Oval Foredeck holes
Replies: 70
Views: 49488

From memory there were a couple of boats at the last worlds that had concave decks. the proposed rule makes them illegal post change?

Does someone want to write a summary of the views for changing the current rule?
by David Turton
26 Oct 2005, 05:15
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Oval Foredeck holes
Replies: 70
Views: 49488

Semingly there seems to be general consensus that the oval holes don't break the rule as it is currently written?

Has anybody worked out what the effects are of having such a system?
by David Turton
21 Oct 2005, 15:20
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Oval Foredeck holes
Replies: 70
Views: 49488

Have retrofitted a system with a fully enclosed deck, not hard and didn't take long. A deck with easier access would make the glue job at the bottom of the boat neater. Now having used the system there is a couple of observations which i'm not sure are fast. 1. the jib forestay now pumps and it is m...
by David Turton
21 Oct 2005, 03:18
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Oval Foredeck holes
Replies: 70
Views: 49488

Putting the rule interpretations aside for a minute. Has any one else established if there is an advantage in doing this or the pros and cons. What's being gained, what's being lost? lets work it out. Has anyone worked out the process of retrofitting a tube and how expensive/inexpensive/simple/compl...
by David Turton
06 Oct 2005, 13:18
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: IOM 2005 World's Review and DeBrief
Replies: 25
Views: 17875

the starting tape [...] contained some timing calls in addition to the ones required (E3.5) A pity the organisers were not familiar with this rule. Another one for the Race Management Manual, then... The starting tape was exactly as prescribed by 3.5 except for the addition of music for the first m...
by David Turton
06 Oct 2005, 02:21
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Missing Worlds Mercahndise
Replies: 0
Views: 2539

Missing Worlds Mercahndise

Unfortunatley during the regatta we had 35 Shirts 10 Vests 46 hats lifted from the container and the administration tent. This equals just over $3000 of product. As the regatta was run to break even my personal funds have funded this shortfall. Each competitor was given one hat and one shirt, if for...
by David Turton
06 Oct 2005, 02:10
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: IOM 2005 World's Review and DeBrief
Replies: 25
Views: 17875

there needs to be some way to allow protests to be heard and not suspend all sailing. Absolutely right! What specific changes would you propose to the racing system to permit this? That is, I mean actual suggestions for modifying the heat racing system to achieve this? It was interesting watching t...
by David Turton
20 Sep 2005, 23:36
Forum: General IOM
Topic: Images from 2005 World Champs
Replies: 0
Views: 2946

Images from 2005 World Champs

available at www.questphoto.com look in Peter Duncans Galleries
by David Turton
20 Sep 2005, 23:35
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: IOM Worlds Web Daily Bandwidth Exceeded
Replies: 4
Views: 3883

Web Site

HI All, Event is progressing well, completed 14 races, lay day todaY. The competition is opening up and it is close at the top. photos of the event are best sourced from www.questphoto.com click on Peter Duncan Galleries, There are hundreds of images. Our webmaster is at the mercy of his provider an...
by David Turton
08 Sep 2005, 11:55
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Sailing Instructions, Umpiring Guide, HMS AMendments
Replies: 0
Views: 2490

Sailing Instructions, Umpiring Guide, HMS AMendments

Website has been updated today with the above info and also the Bus program for regatta transport.
by David Turton
02 Sep 2005, 10:13
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Word of advice for Overseas worlds entrants
Replies: 0
Views: 2436

Word of advice for Overseas worlds entrants

Many of us use Timber boat and rig boxes to transport our equipment. If you are entering Australia with timber products you need to ensure they are clean, no sign of rot or infestation by borers or termites. Also note we have strict entry controls on any food stuffs bought into the country. This web...
by David Turton
29 Aug 2005, 10:55
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Boats for sale at the worlds
Replies: 0
Views: 2428

Boats for sale at the worlds

HI All,
If you are interested in selling your boat during the worlds. Can you let me know details as i have 6 people so far that will buy boats if they are available and reasonably priced.
Thanks
David
by David Turton
19 Aug 2005, 14:19
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Notice to Competitors, Spectatotrs, Volunteers
Replies: 1
Views: 2373

This note has been emailed to all competitors

If you are a competitor and didnot receive the above note via email, please send me your current email address. I had a few bouncebacks form email addresses supplied.
Thanks
David
by David Turton
19 Aug 2005, 14:09
Forum: General IOM
Topic: GROVE Fruit Juice 2005 IOM World Championship, Merchandise
Replies: 0
Views: 2401

GROVE Fruit Juice 2005 IOM World Championship, Merchandise

Merchandise is available, being Polo Shirts, Reversable Vests, Hats, Boat Towells, Order form is located at http://www.rcyachts.net/iomworlds/Spectators%20Pack.htm and there is an online order form available. Please be aware that postage has not been allowed for in purchase price and will vary accor...
by David Turton
19 Aug 2005, 14:04
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Notice to Competitors, Spectatotrs, Volunteers
Replies: 1
Views: 2373

Notice to Competitors, Spectatotrs, Volunteers

Dear Competitor, The Grove Fruit Juice 2005 IOM World Championships are just around the corner and I would like to take this opportunity to thank-you for your competition entry. On behalf of the Mooloolaba Radio Yacht Club I look forward to welcoming you and your travel companions to our area. Follo...
by David Turton
11 Aug 2005, 09:08
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2005 worlds venue exact location ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3870

Got It
If you look towards the souhth see a long staright piece with a circle at the north end then move south to where you see an upside down l coming off the straight, thats it.
Conditions here today
comfortable 22c not much breeze we are right in the middle of a high (typical)
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