Fritt fram för nya fall-material

Nu har rösterna från höstens omröstning om ändringar i klassreglerna räknats och båda förslagen har gått igenom.

Regeländringen om att tillåta syntetiska fall (t.ex. Dyneema) trädde i kraft 1/1 2017 och ändringen kring anmälningsproceduren till Nordamerikanska Mästerskapet träder i kraft 31/3 2017.


Förslag att tillåta andra material än stålvajer till fallet

Amend Specification H. 3 to read:
"Halyard shall be either steel cable with a minimum diameter of 3/32" (2.4 mm) or rope of optional material with a minimum diameter of 3/32" (2.4 mm)"

Resultat omröstning "Syntetiskt fall"

Yes/No = 13:1 (2:1 required - Art. VIII Spec. Mgmt. Sys.)

Förslag att ändra reglerna kring anmälan till Nordamerikanska Mästerskapet.

By Laws: Change Section
B) North American Championship Regatta to read:

4) Entries
a) The regatta is open to any member of the Association who has paid all current dues. The Regional Read Commodore (Race Chairman) will draft the NOR and submit it by Oct. 1 for review by the governing committee. The NOR will contain the events dates, registration deadlines, and entry fees. The NOR will be published no later than Nov. 1 of the year before the regatta.

b) Novice entries: Novice DN racers may enter one or both regattas of two years association dues are paid. No other event registration fee will apply. A DN racer shall be considered a novice if that person has never belonged to IDNIYRA, or if their membership has lapsed five or more years. A novice must comply with all other entry requirements.

c) Junior entries: A junior member who is age 24 and under, as of the first day of a Gold Cup or North American Championship may have a reduced entry fee established by the Regional Rear Commodore.

d) Refunds of entry fees: Refunds are not given in the event of cancellation of event, moving sites or a withdrawal of the entrant after the entry fees are paid without consent of the Regional Read Commodore."

Resultat omröstning "Anmälan till NA Championship"

Yes/Total = 71.3% (66.6...% required - Art. XI Constitution)