Exec Update July 2007

World Council

Preparations for the AGM continue, as yet there have been no submissions for resolutions and the list of Exec nominations remains incomplete.

Measurement

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Events

Standard Sailing Instructions for the World Championships have been finalized and forwarded to YCPR. Stage 1 & 2 competitor allocation has been completed and we’re still working on umpiring instructions.

Infocomms

The website has been updated to reflect the progress of Resolutions and Exec nominations for the forthcoming AGM. This page will be updated regularly as nominations & resolutions come in.

Andy Stevenson
GBR 1779
IOMICA Secretary

Exec Update June 2007

World Council

All the annual reports are in except one. A campaign of chasing will begin shortly!

The AGM this year will be held at the World Championships in Marseille, the 18th or 19th has been suggested but is subject to confirmation.

Assuming the above, timescales are as follows:

  • AGM resolutions / Exec nominations due by 09 August 2007
  • A notice of meeting & final agenda will then be released by 23 August 2007
  • Each NCA must advise its voting strength by 20 September 2007

An announcement will follow in due course once venue & dates have been finalised, but it would be prudent for those with resolutions to propose or a desire to serve on the Exec to start getting themselves organised.

Measurement

It has been pointed out that there’s a typo in the new Rig measurement form. A revision is available for download from the web site. My apologies for the slip up.

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Events

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Infocomms

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Andy Stevenson
GBR 1779
IOMICA Secretary

Exec Update May 2007

World Council

I’m still missing 2 annual reports. Reminders to the offending parties will go out soon.

At the moment it is likely that the IOMICA AGM will be held at the World Championships this year, assuming sufficient turn out of World Council members. It’s worth a gentle reminder that it won’t be too long before we’ll need to start thinking about submissions for AGM resolutions.

It’s also re-election time for the Executive Committee; anyone with an interest in serving should start to make themselves heard.

Details of the required timings will follow a firm decision on where & when the AGM will take place.

Measurement

A new electronic version of the certificate has been distributed. So far the response has been positive.

Final versions of the measurement forms are now available from the website.

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Events

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Infocomms

Please everyone remember that new users registering on the forum should in addition to registering through the forum software send email to vcinfocomms. Otherwise your username request will not be handled!
 
As the national sub-forums on the IOMICA forum have seen very little use I have not created national sub-forums for the new NCAs, and in the long term it is probably best to remove all of the national sub-forums since they do not seem to be needed.

If anyone has a good IOM racing picture for the IOMICA website we could use a change. So email it to vcinfocomms!

Andy Stevenson
GBR 1779
IOMICA Secretary

Exec Update April 2007

World Council

I’m still missing 3 annual reports. Come on chaps, you know who you are!

The new versions of the Class Rules, Boat Measurement form and Rig Measurement Form are available for download from the IOMICA website; this is a change from previously as they had been hosted on the ISAF-RSD website.

The Certificate has also been updated; this has been circulated to each World Council representative.

There have been a good number of questions regarding the updated certificate and measurement forms, the Exec are considering several suggestions and will update the World Council shortly.

Measurement

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Technical

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Events

We have finalized the version of HMS 2007 that will be used for the World Championships and have four applicants for the guest spots.

We are now working on the Sailing Instructions and the Umpiring Instructions.

Infocomms

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Andy Stevenson
GBR 1779
IOMICA Secretary

Exec Update March 2007

World Council

The IOMICA annual report is underway, I can’t complete it until all the NCA annual reports are in and I’m still three missing, I’m sure those three know who they are, but reminders will go out again shortly.

RSD ratification of the class rule changes has been completed and new versions of the Class Rules and IOM measurement forms have been produced. Details can be found on the website shortly.

An application has been received fro The Malta Model Boat Association to join the World Council as the NCA for MLT. The paperwork is currently with the Exec for scrutiny.

Measurement

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Events

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Infocomms

‘spam’ registrations to the forum have increased so much since December that it has been impossible to manually sift through all new account requests (about 1200 of them right now).

New forum users should first register on the forum normally, then email VCInfocomms (“vcinfocomms� at “iomclass.org�) and confirm their registration (please state your username, your full name, and your boat registration number).

Apologies to those legitimate users who have registered since December but not yet been approved.

Andy Stevenson
GBR 1779
IOMICA Secretary

Exec Update February 2007

World Council

The successful application of NED for NCA status brings the World Council membership to 21, an application from MLT is hopefully imminent.

The Exec has officially announced the return of ESP to the World Council.

RSD has responded to the request for ratification of the AGM resolutions, we’re confident that an amicable solution can be reached and an announcement will happen soon.

NCA Annual reports are starting to pick up a little pace; there are still 13 to go.

Measurement

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Technical

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Events

The events sub committee is working diligently with YCPR to translate and publish HMS 2007 and the Sailing Instructions for the World Championships. We have received 4 applications from skippers not represented by NCA’s for our 10 guest spots.

Infocomms

The website is now fully functional on WordPress, it’s certainly making updates easier and we’ve had no negative feedback yet.

Andy Stevenson
GBR 1779
IOMICA Secretary