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06/01/2010 New Class Secretary
 
  IOMICA SGM October 2009   
01/11/2009 Outcome of the SGM
31/10/2009 Result of the owner ballot
30/10/2009 The on-line voting form closed at 7pm on Friday 30th October
28/10/2009 A response to Mike Clifton's statement from the German Sailing Association is published together with a response from Jan Dejmo
20/10/2009 A statement from Mike Clifton, RSD Chairman elect is published together with a response from Jan Dejmo
13/10/2009 Australian Radio Yachting Association statement
and statement from Jan Dejmo (RSD Acting Chairman)
12/10/2009 click here to make your vote on-line
09/10/2009 Voting arrangements for GBR owners. 
08/10/2009 A statement from the NCA for GBR has now been published.
01/10/2009 Owner list submitted to IOMICA. 
28/09/2009 Thread on IOMICA forum, also watch IOMICA home page.
28/09/2009 New Zealand Radio Yachting Association statement
22/09/2009 A statement from the NCA for GBR will be issued shortly.
20/09/2009 IOMICA calls a Special General meeting to vote on whether to become a directly affiliated ISAF International Class
 
  IOMICA AGM June2009   
17/06/2009 Result of the owner ballot
03/06/2009 IOMICA candidate statements
28/05/2009 Email-shots
26/05/2009 Owner list submitted to IOMICA. 
26/05/2009 GBR owners - detailed arrangements for voting in the AGM:
NCA for GBR owners - how to vote in the 2009 IOMICA AGM
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Web page last updated  20/09/2010  

Richard Rowan writes ...
06/01/2010
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This is to advise GBR owners that Andy Stevenson has taken over from me as Class Secretary.  His contact details are now available on the NCA Committee page
 
  IOMICA  
 SGM 2009 
01/11/2009 
Outcome of the SGM


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IOMICA Special General Meeting
31st October 2009
Resolution:
It is resolved that IOM ICA will pursue direct ISAF International Class status
 
The results of the vote were:

Yes - In favour of the Motion    37   47%
No - Opposed to the motion    42   53%

The motion was defeated.
 


Linked here as pdf files
Minutes of the Special General Meeting
Analysis of the vote
 
31/10/2009 
Result of the NCA for GBR owner ballot


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Thanks to those 174 owners who submitted votes.   The results of the ballot are:
IOMICA 2009 SGM
Owner Ballot Results for NCA for GBR
Resolution:
It is resolved that IOM ICA will pursue direct ISAF International Class status
 
To be voted on by (owner type) certificated
Number of owners entitled to vote

Certificated

587
Votes for 13
Votes against 128
Abstensions 0
  Valid votes 141
  invalid votes 32
The reasons for votes being declared invalid include:
- registered owners whose boat certificate had lapsed due to a change of ownership not being notified to the registrar;
- owners whose MYA affiliation had lapsed;
- owners who were members of the MYA but who didn't have any IOMs registered.
 
28/10/2009
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A response to the statement from Mike Clifton has been received form the German Sailing Association
click here the read the statement (pdf file)

Also published here is Jan Dejmo's email response
click here to read the statement (pdf file)
 
20/10/2009
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A statement has been received from Mike Clifton RSD Chairman Elect
click here the read the statement (pdf file)

Also published here is a response from Jan Dejmo (Acting Chairman ISAF RSD)
click here to read the statement (pdf file)
 
13/10/2009
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A statement has been received from the AustralianRadio Yachting Association
click here the read the statement (pdf file)

Also republished here is a statement from Jan Dejmo (Acting Chairman ISAF RSD and member of the ISAF Equipment Committee) click here to read the statement (pdf file)

Jan Dejmo's statement was originally posted by Lester Gilbert in a thread on the MYA Interactive Forum 
click here to go to that thread
 
09/10/2009
Click here for the arrangements for GBR owners to vote in the SGM.
 
08/10/2009
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A statement by the MYA acting as the NCA for GBR has now been published
click here the read the statement (pdf file)
01/10/2009
I would advise that I submitted a list of 568 Certificated and 43 Registered owners to IOMICA today.  The number of boats with full certificates was 933 and correctly registered but without a full certificate 66.

Although I have now submitted the list of owners to IOMICA,  any GBR owner wishing to update his/her information should do so via this link   Click here to register with the NCA Secretary

28/09/2009
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Click here to go to the thread on the IOMICA Forum.  Be advised that this is now a very lengthy thread.
Also keep an eye on the IOMICA home page
28/09/2009
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A statement has been received from the New Zealand Radio Yachting Association
click here the read the statement (pdf file)
22/09/2009
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The IOMICA SGM was discussed at an MYA Council meeting on 19th September and it was agreed that a statement should be prepared to assist GBR owners to make a decision in this matter.  The statement will be published on this web page very soon.

20/09/2009

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IOMICA Special General Meeting called to vote on whether the IOM class becomes a directly affiliated International class.

On 17th September, IOMICA called a Special General meeting of the class to consider the following resolution. 
It is resolved that IOM ICA will pursue direct ISAF International Class status.

The SGM will be held on 31st October.  Prior to that,  IOM NCAs throughout the world will be required to submit updated owner lists and to ballot their members on the resolution.  Please note that only "certificated" owners will be entitled to vote on this matter.

The following timetable will apply to the ballot in GBR:

By Saturday 3rd October
Updated owner lists must be submitted to IOMICA.  All owners who have made any recent changes to their boats or to their personal affiliation status are requested to update the relevant information immediately via this link  Register with the NCA Secretary

Friday 30th October
The NCA for GBR ballot will close.

Saturday 31st October
The SGM will be held electronically.

Links
IOMICA's notification page

For the information of GBR owners,  the lengthy Agenda document published by IOMICA has been split into more easily digested parts and is reproduced here - click on the links below to view the document segments in pdf format:
The Agenda
Appendix A - a discussion on the matter including a list of pros and cons
Appendix B - Changes that will be necessary to the Class Rule
Appendix C - Changes that will be necessary to the IOMICA Constitution
Appendix D - Changes that will be necessary to the IOMICA Regulations


  IOMICA 
  AGM 2009 


17/06/2008 
Result of the owner ballot


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Thanks to those 58 owners who have submitted votes.   The results of the ballot are:
2009 IOMICA AGM
Owner Ballot Results for NCA for GBR
Resolution Number in Agenda 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7
To be voted on by (owner type) cert & reg cert cert cert cert cert cert
& reg
    Chairman VC Technical            
    A Moreno B Andersen R Grubisa V Provoost            
Number of Owners Votes for 33 23 30 25 45 48 48 43 31 37
Reg Cert Votes against         6 4 4 2 12 10
5 53 Abstensions         2 1 1 6 10 11
  Valid votes 56 55 53 53 53 53 53 58

03/06/2009

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Graham Bantock has suggested that I alert UK owners to some IOMICA prospective candidate statements available on the IOMICA forum - go to this link  http://www.iomclass.org/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=1395

If,  after reading the candidate statements,  any GBR owner would like to change his vote,  then he/she can do so by simply submitting another voting paper to me.

I am pleased to be able to advise that I am now getting a steady stream of votes from GBR owners. Thank you to those owners for their support.
 

28/05/2009

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Two email mailshots were completed yesterday,  one to club secretaries and one to individual owners.  My apologies for referring to the 2008 AGM in the subject line of the email top the owners.  Unfortunately,  this year I didn't have time to fully sort out the database routines that create the email mailshots.  I had 6 "failure to deliver" reports in respect of the club secretary email batch and about 70 out of the 350 odd emails sent to owners.

As of 11.00am this morning,  I would like to thank 9 "early bird" owners for having submitted a vote to me.

I have also made some changes to the initial paragraph below - initially I had indicated a date of 24th May for owners to update their information.  I have now modified the date for submitting owner information for this AGM.  However,  to save time for future AGMs,  it would be useful for owners to continuously update their personal and boat information with the Class Association.

26/05/2009
I would report that I submitted a list of 508 Certificated and 42 Registered owners to IOMICA on 25th May.  The number of boats with full certificates was 814 and correctly registered but without a full certificate 65.

Although I have now submitted the list of owners to IOMICA,  any GBR owner wishing to update his/her information should do so via this link   Click here to register with the NCA Secretary

26/05/2009
  IOMICA AGM 2009 


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The 2009 IOMICA AGM will be held at the IOM World Championships at Barbados on 23rd June.    This year there are 7 resolutions one of which deals with elections for two IOMICA Executive Officers,  3 are concerned with changes to the Class Rules, 2 deal with changes to IOMICA's constitution and finally, one tasks the IOMICA Executive with investigating whether the Class should affiliate to ISAF as an international class.   The Notice of the AGM,  Agenda and accompanying information may be found at IOMICA - 2009 AGM

Although I did not stand for class secretary at the MYA AGM last year,  I have undertaken to deal with the GBR vote for this AGM.  This decision was made just prior to IOMICA's deadline for submitting NCA voting strengths.  This late decision has affected the ability of GBR owners to update their information -  however,  the computer database has been maintained  and required little update work to prepare a reasonably current list.

The schedule for NCA for GBR Owners in respect of preparing for and voting in the 2009 AGM is as follows:

prior to Tuesday 16th June
All GBR boat owners are requested to update their personal and boat information.  In particular,  it would be very useful for up-to-date email addresses to be provided.  The information is required to ensure that owners status is accurate in respect of their entitlement to vote on the different resolutions and to maintain the accuracy of the Class Association database.

by Tuesday 16th June
All GBR Owners voting papers must be returned to the GBR Class Secretary.   The NCA for GBR vote will be collated and passed by Richard Rowan to Mark Dennis who will be acting on behalf of the NCA for GBR at the IOMICA AGM.

Click on the link below for detailed arrangements:
NCA for GBR owners - how to vote in the 2009 IOMICA AGM

by Sunday 24th May
Up-to-date GBR Owner information is required to compile a list of owners to submit to IOMICA.