IOM National Class Association for GBR

IOMICA SGM October 2009

NCA for GBR owners - Voting arrangement

IOMICA are holding a Special General Meeting electronically on 31st October 2009.  Each IOM NCA is required to compute its voting strength by 3rd October 2009 and to then submit the vote of its members by 31st October 2009.

The purpose of the SGM is to vote ON the motion  "It is resolved that IOM ICA will pursue direct ISAF International Class status".

Only Certificated owners may vote on this motion.

Your eligibity     How to vote    On-line voting form   Membership status   Help

For GBR Owners,  the following arrangements have been made to enable them to take part in the IOMICA vote:

(1) Eligibility

Each Owner should check his eligibility to take part in the GBR vote.   Detailed information on how to determine eligibity is given in this document   IOM NCA for GBR - Membership information sheet (pdf format).  This document provides detailed information on membership classification,  boat ownership,  registration,  certification and relevant class official contact details.

In summary,  if you are affiliated to the MYA via an MYA club and you own at least one IOM which is correctly registered with the GBR IOM Registrar and holds a current certificate,  then you can take part in the vote.

An email will be sent to each MYA Club Secretary with a valid email address (anticipated to be done on or shortly after 9th October) containing a summary of the information in this page and with a request to notify his/her members of these arrangements.

Individual club members can also vote directly as set out in section (2) below.


(2) How to vote

Individual owners wishing to vote should read the IOMICA Special General Meeting Agenda and Appendix documents as published on this web site. 

Once you have read the above documents,  you can then make your vote as follows:

Method (a)  -  print the voting paper using the following pdf file Voting paper (pdf file),  complete as appropriate and return it to Richard Rowan by post.  The postal address is given on the voting paper.

Method (b)  -  download the following word document file  Voting paper (Word doc file),  complete it as appropriate using Word and return it by email.  Email votes should be returned to

Method (c) - via an online web form.  Click here to open the form

Votes must be submitted not later than Friday 30th October 2009.


(3) Membership status

If you require current information on your membership status in the NCA,  then please contact Richard Rowan  (contact details below).

Please note that only Certificated and Registered members can take part in the vote. 

In order to be classed as a Certificated and Registered member,  you must be affiliated to the MYA via an MYA club.

If you haven't affiliated with the NCA or if you are not sure that you are affiliated,  then do so now.  
Follow the instructions on this page    Click here to register with the NCA Secretary


(4) Help

If you need any help with any aspect of the above,  then please contact Richard Rowan by either of the following methods:
Telephone 07904 333430

Email to