INTERNATIONAL 505 CLASS YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION

Notice is hereby given that the 2000 Annual General Meeting of the
Association will be held on Wednesday 22 November 2000 at the Point Yacht
Club, Durban, South Africa

The meeting will start at 19.00 hrs depending on the timing of the World Championship Race

AGENDA

  1. Approval of Minutes of 1999 AGM (previously circulated to National Association Secretaries)
  2. President's Report (Pip Pearson)
  3. Secretary's Report (Chris Thorne)
  4. Treasurer's Report (Stephen Burwood)
  5. Appointment of Auditor
  6. Report from International Rules Committee (Rob Napier)
  7. Election of: (nominations from National Associations have to be with Int Secretary by 22 October)

    [webmaster - see the appended nomination report]

  8. Rule Changes
    1. To receive proposal from the IRC to change Measurement Rules 8.4 (Spinnaker).

      (Text of proposal will be circulated at least two weeks before event )

      [webmaster - see the appended proposal]

    2. To empower the IEC to modify Championship Rules 5.6 and 5.7 (Category B advertising) with effect from 1 January 2001 to take account of the anticipated changes in the ISAF advertising code which are to be voted on at the ISAF Annual Meeting in November. The intention will be only to make those modifications necessary to bring the spirit and effect of our existing rules within the new ISAF framework. Any modification made by the IEC will be subject to ratification at the 2001 AGM and postal ballot as necessary - Proposed by IEC
  9. Any other proposed rule changes made in accordance with Rule A.11, A.12 and A.13
  10. World Championships 2001. (International Secretary to Report)
  11. World Championships 2002 and 2003 (Representatives of Australian and Swedish Association to Report)
  12. European Championships 2002 (German Association)
  13. Other future Championships

Close of meeting.

C G Thorne - International Secretary - 30 Sept 2000

INTERNATIONAL 505 CLASS YACHT RACING ASSOCIATION

Following the Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Association to be held on Wednesday 22 November 2000 at the Point Yacht Club, Durban, South Africa, the following proposals have been received.

 

Item 7

The following Nominations were received before the deadline of 22 October:

President: Ali Meller - proposed by US Association

Vice President: Tom Bojland - proposed by Danish and Swedish Association

 

Item 8a

Proposal by International Executive Committee:

Spinnaker

Rule 8.4.2 to be deleted and replaced with:

8.4.2 The following dimensions shall not be exceeded:

 

Delete Rule 8.4.3 - (75% rule)

Spars

Rules 7.2.4 to be deleted and replaced with:

      1. The highest point of entry onto the block, sheave or fairlead for the spinnaker halyard shall not be more than 5955mm and not be less than 5054mm above the deck band.

No rigidly fixed point for attachment of the block, sheave or fairlead may extend more than 35mm from the surface of the mast.

 

C G Thorne

Int Secretary

5 Nov 2000