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by Ken Dobbie
19 Feb 2018, 23:35
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: ARYA National Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 1088

ARYA National Championships

The link to results including IOM Class is at https://www.risdonbrookradioyachtclub.c ... -2018.html
by Ken Dobbie
07 Nov 2013, 00:10
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2013 AGM Schedule
Replies: 24
Views: 11751

Re: 2013 AGM Schedule

Sounds like a good reason to vote NO
by Ken Dobbie
26 Jan 2013, 05:46
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2013 World Championships
Replies: 44
Views: 20427

Re: 2013 World Championships

When will the NoR be issued?
by Ken Dobbie
24 May 2012, 05:21
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Data transmission from the boat
Replies: 41
Views: 16051

Re: Data transmission from the boat

The other International classes are development classes and do not have restrictions on the number of functions which can be radio controlled nor should they.
by Ken Dobbie
19 Jun 2011, 00:26
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Single Panel Molded Sails
Replies: 90
Views: 40500

Re: Single Panel Molded Sails

Hi John, I agree that may be someone should have proposed a class rule change but he didn't. I any case that is not important now, the important issue is: Do the members of this class want to allow this type of sails or not? The Exec can prepare a proposal of class rule change to forbide this kind ...
by Ken Dobbie
18 Jun 2011, 03:17
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Single Panel Molded Sails
Replies: 90
Views: 40500

Re: Single Panel Molded Sails

The interpretation is at http://www.iomclass.org/doc-files/Techn ... -IOM-5.pdf

Heat and/or force is not permitted in the shaping of sail material with or without seams
by Ken Dobbie
14 Mar 2011, 22:03
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: 2011 IOM World Championship NOR
Replies: 9
Views: 6090

Re: 2011 IOM World Championship NOR

markc.dennis at btinternet.com

Regards

Ken
by Ken Dobbie
16 Feb 2011, 00:01
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: IOM Class Rules 2011
Replies: 1
Views: 2976

Re: IOM Class Rules 2011

Suggest this information be sent to NCA's via email.
by Ken Dobbie
18 Feb 2010, 12:06
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: RSD is now IRSA
Replies: 3
Views: 3788

Re: RSD is now IRSA

I suggest interested members read the full press release at http://www.radiosailing.org/document-fi ... n_5rjh.pdf
by Ken Dobbie
28 Oct 2009, 00:28
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Brig North wrote: That post if from two weeks ago, and unlike the US forum, there isn’t a running total of votes. But if we assume Mr. Dobbie’s estimate is correct, and if we go with the current Australian member count of 486 members, and if we assume voter turnout to be 70 (at least as great as...
by Ken Dobbie
21 Oct 2009, 21:51
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Alfonso wrote Hi Ken, Don't worry about ISAF they are already adviced. I have answered all your questions but you are the only one who has not give any explanation. I am still waiting. I do worry and it seems I won't get a straight answer. FYI nominations for the RSD closed on 29 Ausust, I signed an...
by Ken Dobbie
21 Oct 2009, 16:34
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Alfonso That IOMICA has made an incorrect statement on the application to ISAF is the issue here and it is clear that you do not want to provide a direct answer to my question. Lester I am aware of the statement you have quoted but again with respect it does not answer the question I ask. To advise ...
by Ken Dobbie
21 Oct 2009, 13:02
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Alfonso, with the geatest of respect you have not answered my question. It has nothing to do with RSD nominations and your claim of last minute nominations has nothing to do with IOMICA's application to ISAF. In any case the nominations were submitted in accordance with the notice for the General As...
by Ken Dobbie
20 Oct 2009, 22:12
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Aphonso wrote in reply to Tony Edwards Again I feel to disagree. It is true that you were present during the last part of the meeting (let us say the last 5 minutes?), but not when the affiliating to ISAF was discussed. In fact only one person from GBR was present at that moment and you know who it...
by Ken Dobbie
20 Aug 2009, 05:50
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

[quote]Quote:
A. An international Jury appointed either by the Class or ISAF?
As per the current situation it is the organising authority responsibility to appoint the Jury in accordance with RRS Appendix “Nâ€
by Ken Dobbie
11 Aug 2009, 02:58
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Barry Fox wrote: Based on our email conversation (that I consider offline and will not re-post here) your comment about not engaging anyone is fairly out of line. If everyone will read all the words in the communications you have received so far you will see that we have to option to withdraw our ap...
by Ken Dobbie
11 Aug 2009, 02:05
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Bruce Anderson wrote: At the AGM in Barbados, upon passage of the resolution allowing the EXEC to explore the possibility of ISAF membership, I told everyone at the meeting that everyone in IOMICA would be presented with the facts and have an open discussion prior to any action. Not sure what the ti...
by Ken Dobbie
10 Aug 2009, 23:52
Forum: General IOM
Topic: IOM in ISAF
Replies: 198
Views: 57666

Bruce At what cost for your positives? We will reach a point in the future where we will run out of NCA's who are prepared to gamble on conducting a Continental or World championship given the cost of running it to current ISAF requirements. In my opinion IOMICA should be talking to ISAF with the vi...
by Ken Dobbie
14 Jul 2009, 10:13
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: Results of 2009 AGM
Replies: 41
Views: 22128

Lester wrote
The official with responsibility for counting the votes of the election, Anders Wallin, has re-issued a corrected count of the votes. Everyone has this.
I haven't

Ken Dobbie
NCA Representative - AUS
by Ken Dobbie
19 Jun 2009, 05:28
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2009 AGM
Replies: 37
Views: 19897

AUS Voting form forwarded to Anders today. Mr Jeff Byerley will be our delegate to the WC Meeting.


Ken Dobbie
NCA Representative AUS
by Ken Dobbie
29 May 2009, 23:29
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: ISAF reply to CR changes proposed at 2008 AGM
Replies: 23
Views: 11145

Robert wrote
I will appreciate answers from IOM ICA Exec on following questions having in mind recent ISAF letter dealing with IOM class rules:
Isn't this a question for the new Executive although I surmise Robert already knows the answers.
by Ken Dobbie
22 May 2009, 10:30
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: World Champs 2009
Replies: 102
Views: 35217

In the early days of the class, light-weight cloth was difficult to source and clear materials were sometimes given a thin coat of paint to aid visibility. This practice was clearly outside the class rules and was discontinued. The availability of light weight coloured sail cloth is restricted to sp...
by Ken Dobbie
29 Apr 2009, 14:48
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Hull Measurement Form
Replies: 34
Views: 13845

When I first measured IOM's circa 1994 - 95 the CR's were around seven pages, there was no fundamental/event divide, we tanked the boats weighed them, securely fastened corrector weights with epoxy or silicon and went sailing. Today we have a CR comprising 24 pages, as measurers we are told we only ...
by Ken Dobbie
22 Apr 2009, 05:47
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: The Chairman Resigns
Replies: 7
Views: 4946

Andy, I would like to express the appreciation of the NCA for AUS for the work you have undertaken on our behalf and whilst I appreciate that as Chairman you had no option other than to hold to IOMICA's undertaking in respect of the MOU it is sad that a previously strong and active organisation in R...
by Ken Dobbie
15 Apr 2009, 13:26
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2009 AGM
Replies: 37
Views: 19897

9.3 still applies
by Ken Dobbie
15 Apr 2009, 13:19
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2009 AGM
Replies: 37
Views: 19897

Ken, I believe regulation 5.3 was deleted, not 9.3 constitution.

Agreed, sorry for the confusion.
by Ken Dobbie
15 Apr 2009, 11:52
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2009 AGM
Replies: 37
Views: 19897

9.3. No Officer shall be a Member NCA Representative or a Member NCS.
This clause was deleted in its entirety (Resolution 2.2 2007 AGM)
by Ken Dobbie
14 Apr 2009, 04:04
Forum: Class Associations and Class Management
Topic: 2009 AGM
Replies: 37
Views: 19897

I can't see how we can post the notice of meeting one day and close resolutions and nominations the day following.
by Ken Dobbie
02 Mar 2009, 00:14
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: World Champs 2009
Replies: 102
Views: 35217

NZL had three entries, Vickers 9, Smale 48 and McPherson 55.
by Ken Dobbie
11 Feb 2009, 00:05
Forum: Class Rules
Topic: Batten Materials
Replies: 4
Views: 2947

A rule to formalise this would save any arguments.