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by Sen Peter Gilkes
26 May 2009, 12:41
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

I have checked and continue to check at this end and it apears that none of the countries from which competitors will be coming will require a Visa. I will have a post done in the coming days from our Ministry of Gov't to confirm the requirement. We may still have a open slot for a competitor if you...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
11 May 2009, 02:48
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

A quick update re the status of entries for The IOM Barbados Worlds 2009 event, we have just received news of a couple cancellations and as a result of this, we now find ourselves with a couple of openings for the event, should anyone that you know be thinking of doing this event NOW will be a good ...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
01 May 2009, 06:59
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

The Organising Committee of the IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009 event are all extremely happy to report that we are now fully booked up and our Entry list is completely full. I would like to thank each and everyone of you who have taken the time out to enter this event and to travel from near and far to ma...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
27 Apr 2009, 06:31
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009 Sailing and Social Schedule June 19th - 27th 2009 We have finalised our package for the Yacht Club Dinner evening that will include a Steel Pan Player, Dancers, and other local cultural displays. This evening will give you a taste of Barbados from its Roots to where we are t...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
25 Apr 2009, 07:07
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Some great news, I have just been informed that the Barbados Tourism Authority has arranged for the International press to cover first the Mount Gay Regatta and then the IOM Barbados Worlds 2009 among these guest we should be having the editor from Sailing Anarchy taking part.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
24 Apr 2009, 13:54
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

I would suggest, listing their sailing background, achievements todate and present area of sailing and level of competition attended, and the number of world championships attended and placings.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
24 Apr 2009, 05:49
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Attention Participants: Please submit a digital copy of your National Anthem, either through email or hand delivered for use at our closing ceremonies.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
24 Apr 2009, 04:51
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

In our effort to make this event an event in a class of its own, we are respectfully requesting that each of you sailors that have entered the IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009 we would like a brief BIo from you to use in our promotion for this event, if you can put them together and submit them to us by ema...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
23 Apr 2009, 06:23
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

The committee is beginning to try to make some firm plans and to this end we would like those sailors to please provide travel details to Penny at barbadosworlds@gmail.com for processing. Further to this we need to know who maybe staying at any of our approved hotels so as to begin making travel arr...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
23 Apr 2009, 05:41
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Mr Gilbert, You need not worry too much about how they complete the entry, as like you I am sure that each and everyone planning on ertering will be fully aware as to how they need to go about completeing the enrty form. Once again they can email barbadosworlds@gmail.com and we be only to happy to h...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
22 Apr 2009, 14:47
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

You are free to submit your entry and join the event, there is NO limitation or restriction on any one or any country but if you were to read the list of entries you will clearly see these countries to be well represented and they have been praised for doing so. We stand ready and willing to accommo...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
22 Apr 2009, 08:51
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Friends of IOM Sailing, The Barbados Organising Committee is very pleased to report that the French have added another IOM sailor to their team of competitors, we are now left with SIX only spots to fill, we really would like a full slate of competitors to take part in this IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009....
by Sen Peter Gilkes
22 Apr 2009, 04:30
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Please be advised that further to a conversation between the Manager of Virgin Barbados Mr Colin Symes and myself, Virgin Barbados has advised Virgin UK about the special requirements for those sailors that will be travelling with their sail boxes and their hulls and they should not expect any issue...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
19 Apr 2009, 01:58
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Please find listed below an outline of events for the duration of the IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009 event from 20 th June - 27 th June. We are trying to finalise our package for the Yacht Club Dinner evening that will include a Steel Pan Player, Dancers, and other local cultural displays and we also wan...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
19 Apr 2009, 00:31
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

IOM / BARBADOS WORLDS - 2009 Sailing and Social Schedule June 19th - 27th 2009 June 19th 1700 hrs Volunteers briefing at the Boat Yard Bay Street June 20th 0900 hrs Registration, equipment inspection, practice sail 1800 hrs Opening Ceremony at the Boat Yard Bay Street June 21st 0800 hrs Volunteers ...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
16 Apr 2009, 03:11
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: World Champs 2009
Replies: 102
Views: 38915

Great did she assist you in getting sorted out?

The dates quoted for travel are a bit flexible should anyone want to extend their stay, Kim can assist in making this happen.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
15 Apr 2009, 05:32
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: World Champs 2009
Replies: 102
Views: 38915

Tony,

I am not sure why you are not getting thru but this lady has already booked 39 persons for BGI, may I suggest a call to 1246 436 2110 or 1246 228 4886 or by email at kim.rawlins@fly.virgin.com

I will recheck her email address tomorrow when they open for business.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
13 Apr 2009, 02:48
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

We expect that very shortly we will be able to post the list of activities scheduled to be held during the IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009. As things progress with our planning we can also now confirm that the organising committee will be setting up a desk in the arrivals section of the Grantley Adams Inte...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
12 Apr 2009, 04:38
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Bruce / Lester, I really do not have the time nor the mindset to be distracted with non essential clutter, more to the point we now have nine places remaining open for the IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 2009, and we would like to fill each one of them. Thanks and keep the entries coming into barbadosworlds@gma...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
12 Apr 2009, 04:33
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Lana, thanks for your great effort in getting this additional entry for the event and also for your massive effort with assisting us with matters that you are assisting us with, it is truly appreciated.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
10 Apr 2009, 19:05
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

This is going to be some what more involved and complicated to arrange but I am discussing it with those in authority to see what maybe able to be arranged. Have you had any additional request for the remaining guest spots? Our two visitors from Portugal have had to withdraw due to a death in the fa...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
10 Apr 2009, 04:13
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Please note that the Virgin Atlantic and the Little Good Harbour slots are filling up quite quickly now and should you be looking to book either of these two options, you may want to do so sooner rather than later. On another housekeeping matter and to bring you up todate on our arrangements for the...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
02 Apr 2009, 05:43
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

Please note that at this stage the Barbados Organising Committee of the IOM Worlds has 10 guest spots available for use, anyone looking to attend this regatta should make their intention known as soon as possible so that the final competitors list can be formalised
by Sen Peter Gilkes
23 Mar 2009, 02:46
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: World Champs 2009
Replies: 102
Views: 38915

List of Allocated Places for Stage 1 and Stage 2 Last minute applications for Stage 2 may be sent to barbadosworlds@gmail.com before March 28, 2009 IOM BARBADOS WORLDS 09 ALLOCATION STAGE 1 and STAGE 2 March 20, 2009 COUNTRY NAME SAIL NUMBER Gibson, Brad AUS 42 Argentina 1 Pollono, Ricardo ARG 63 Au...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
16 Mar 2009, 11:46
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Can You See It?
Replies: 22
Views: 9388

Ken, your comments are duly noted and we will deal with them for the Worlds upcoming event, I hope that at the end of doing so, both you and the rest of those coming to Barbados to compete will be happy with what we present to you. Also I am happy to see that the UK has submitted a full list of entr...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
03 Feb 2009, 03:25
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

The site has been updated and is fully functional once again.
by Sen Peter Gilkes
29 Jan 2009, 16:38
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

I am pleased to offer the rates as per below: We have held 50 economy seats departing London Gatwick Airport on VS029 on June 18th and returning to Gatwick on June 28th on the VS30 - 10 days in Barbados, at a rate of US$655 inclusive of all taxes and for children under 12 US$573 inclusive of all tax...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
28 Jan 2009, 03:19
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

For the information of those coming to Barbados Via London, we are in the final stages of our discussions with VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRLINES to secure a very special rate on the London / Barbados return portion of your travel arrangements, as soon as this is concluded and the details are known I will pos...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
22 Jan 2009, 13:07
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: International Entrance Fees
Replies: 47
Views: 18491

We will be setting up thru our various boards of Tourism access to travel information to Barbados and to hotels that are linked to the IOM Worlds 2009 program. To this end I can confirm that we have received a great offer from Little Good Harbour for the use of their rooms there added to which the o...
by Sen Peter Gilkes
14 Jan 2009, 15:40
Forum: Events and Event Management
Topic: Barbados Worlds 2009 International One Metre Notice Of Race
Replies: 119
Views: 52776

We are in the process of going thru our staffing requirements for the Worlds event and to this end I would like to suggest that if they are any of you planning on visiting Barbados for the event and not sailing and would like to offer your help, you may do so by sending either myself an email at spa...