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by Bill Green
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Free Sailing
Topic: WHat are the Rule Regarding Vane Gear
Replies: 2
Views: 555

Re: WHat are the Rule Regarding Vane Gear

Dave, the answer to your question is simple, there ain’t any. It’s a piece of kit that has got to do a job and there are many and various types. They come in all shapes and sizes dependent on what you are using it in. Little ones for 36’s, big ones for A’s and anything in between. Roger Stollery pub...
by Bill Green
Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: IOM Forum
Topic: ASBO refurb post recovery from bottom of the lake
Replies: 3
Views: 790

Re: ASBO refurb post recovery from bottom of the lake

Just a quick note to say the RMG switch is IP65 rated, that means it will work in a wet environment but not designed to operate fully submerged. When returned to us it was working but it could not be guaranteed for how long hence replacement was the safe option.
by Bill Green
Mon Oct 09, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: A Class Forum
Topic: RA Match Racing
Replies: 2
Views: 764

Re: RA Match Racing

Mark At this moment in time there is no radio match racing for any class. Match racing is used by the free sailing folk as it is the only viable format for that form of racing. In the past the Race of Champions had a mix of Fleet and Match Racing but the event has not been held for a couple of years...
by Bill Green
Mon May 22, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: A Class Forum
Topic: Free Sailing "A's" and IRSA A Class ICA
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Re: Free Sailing "A's" and IRSA A Class ICA

An error has been pointed out to me in the Q&A section. The answer to Question 8 says that certificates will be lodged with the
Race organiser, this in fact should read "may" not "will"
by Bill Green
Sun May 21, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: A Class Forum
Topic: Free Sailing "A's" and IRSA A Class ICA
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Re: Free Sailing "A's" and IRSA A Class ICA

This was received from Val Provoost and I was asked to post it here by Anthony Hello Tony, I got the thread on the Forum and ploughed my way through it. I have already had conversations with Bill and Peter over quite a time so I amwell acquainted with the problem. However there are several aspects o...
by Bill Green
Fri May 19, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: A Class Forum
Topic: Free Sailing "A's" and IRSA A Class ICA
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Free Sailing "A's" and IRSA A Class ICA

The following is addressed to all A Class vane sailors, some of which may have already received and responded to the request to vote on the proposal. It is here to provide clarity and as a request to those that have not yet voted to do so. INTRODUCTION Peter Wiles and Bill Green have been nominated ...
by Bill Green
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Radio 36
Topic: Rule change: carbon masts
Replies: 24
Views: 6148

Re: Rule change: carbon masts

As an owner of both radio and vane 36's I have the following to add to the thoughts. I have no problem with the use of carbon for masts and spars. The class is the only class which is unrestricted except for mast/spar material it is logical to remove this restriction and make the Class free in all r...
by Bill Green
Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:24 pm
Forum: IOM Forum
Topic: Changes to the Ranking Scoring System
Replies: 0
Views: 768

Changes to the Ranking Scoring System

At the September Council meeting it was agreed that the Ranking points awarded to the IOM National should be increased to 200 points. After consideration and discussion within the Racing Regulation Team it has been realised that this has the potential to create problems for those who want to enter t...
by Bill Green
Wed Dec 09, 2015 6:27 am
Forum: Free Sailing
Topic: Class Captains Report to 2015 AGM
Replies: 0
Views: 1195

Class Captains Report to 2015 AGM

Please see below the CC's report which essentially deals with the outcome of the vane sailing questionnaire and the formation of the Vane Racing Team. Background In July 2015 MYA Chairman Keith Coxon July 2015 authorised the formation of a group to advance the cause of vane racing. This is the Vane ...
by Bill Green
Wed Dec 09, 2015 5:29 am
Forum: A Class Forum
Topic: Proposed Changes to the Class Rules in 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

Proposed Changes to the Class Rules in 2016

We have received notice that the A Class rule is being updated and we ask that all owners review the proposed rule changes and comment accordingly. There is a very short time frame to respond to IRSA so we need to seek your views. Please click on IRSA 2016 International Class Rules to view the docum...