2018 International Melges 24 World Council Annual General Meeting

International Melges 24 Class Association 
 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018 
Saturday, 10 November 2018

Club Nàutic S’Arenal Mallorca
C/ Roses, s/n. Llucmajor - 07600 Mallorca, Spain
Phone. +34 971 440 142  
cnamoorings.com

 

Short summary - Voting Results and Decisions Made

1. Arrival coffee / tea from 9.30 – 10.00 am in the meeting room

1st session: 10:00- 11:30

2. Open Welcome, Introduction of new representatives, Chairman’s report
3. Round Table Class Reports & Updates
    - Introduction of classes representative and highlight of max 1-2 from the NCA report  

Class reports:

4. Minutes of the last meeting ; Short Summary  
5. Financial Report and Budgets   
6. Marketing & Communications Report  


Break 15 min: 11:30 – 11:45


 2nd session: 11:45 – 13:15

7. Technical Report
8. Builder's Report  


Lunch 13:15-14:15 


3rd session: 14:15 - 15:45

WORLD COUNCIL VOTES - EXEC COMM & COUNTRY VOTES

9. Elections of Executive Committee 

The following Executive positions are up for election at the 2018 Annual General Meeting (See the full list of current Exec Comm):

  • Vice Chair Europe, Miles Quinton elected on 2015, 3 year term, up for election 2018 - no nominations submitted 

10. National Class Association Submissions to AGM 

11. Proposed Class Rule Changes 


Break 15 min : 15:45-16:00 


4th Session: 16:00 – …

12. Proposed changes to Class Constitution   

13. Future Events, current situation

  • 2019 Worlds – Cagliari, ITA - Current situation, overview from ITA class - Venue changed to be Villasimius in Sardinia and dates to October 5-12 - WEBSITE
  • 2019 North Americans – Grand Traverse YC, MI - Current situation - overview from US class

14. Future Events, proposals & decisions 

15. Any Other Business 
 - Review and approval of IM24CA Regatta Regulations and Championship Rules

  • John Abel and Arto Kiiski will present updated documents

  - Chair of the Technical Committee

  • Peter Göckel appointed pre 2010 , no term limits (year to year per old and new constitution).  Peter has decided to retire since 2018. - According to the constitution - The Chairman of the Technical Committee shall be appointed by the Executive Committee on an annual basis, but with no fixed limit to the period of office. The Executive Committee is in the process to find a person to replace Peter shortly. 

 


ACCOMMODATION - Azuline Hotel Bahamas, and you can find more information at the hotel website here   
Avenida Europa s/n El Arenal, S'Arenal (Majorca) , Phone: +34 971 44 32 00 
Special price for Melges 24 AGM visitors: 40€ double room b&b in single occupancy or 30€ double room, double occupancy b&b   
For the booking please send an e-mail to piret@melges24.com for how many nights, which room type and how many persons you would like to make a booking.

The hotel is in 10 minutes walking distance from the Club Nàutic S’Arenal Mallorca, where the meetings will take place. 

Palma Mallorca Airport (PMI)  is 10,9 km from the hotel and the journey would take about 12 mins.
Here is an easy way to book a transfer  
With Taxi it’s about 8 min and the approx price is 15-19€ https://www.rome2rio.com/map/Palma-Mallorca-Airport-PMI/Azuline-Hotel-Bahamas-y-Bahamas-II-El-Arenal 


 

PROXY FORM - Word document for download

Agenda has been sent to: 

                    Honorary Member of the World Council: Mr. Buddy Melges (via Harry Melges III)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE -Responsibility

 Surname

 First Name

Participating

Proxy to/for

Chairman

Wathne

Jens

YES

 for NOR

Vice Chairman, Europe

Quinton

Miles

YES   for UK

Vice Chairman America 

Stamper

Duncan

 online

 for CAN

Treasurer

Grondin

Laura

YES

 for USA

Member Europe

Good

Michael

YES

 for SUI

Member North America

Arntson

Paul Krak

online

 

Member Asia Pacific

Nixon

Kevin

online

 for AUS

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Advisor

Espin

Antonio

 

 

Tech Comm Chairman (Acting)

Göckel

Peter

YES 

 

PR/Media & Gen. Admin.

Salmistu

Piret

YES 

 

IM24CA Championship Coordinator - Europe

Fluck

Benedek

 online

 

IM24CA Championship Coordinator - Western Hemisphere/Asia-Pacific

Abel

John

 online

 

 

 

 

 

 

Builder / dealer

Surname

First Name

 

 

US: Melges Boatworks

Melges

Harry

 

 

Europe: Melges Boatworks

Michetti

Federico

 

 

Europe: Melges Boatworks

Bambozzi

Luisa

 

 

 

   

 

 

NATIONAL CLASSES - Country

Surname

First Name

Participating

Proxy to/for

Australia

Abbott

Ken

no

to Kevin Nixon 

Austria

Schineis

Michael

no 

 GER - Michael Tarabochia

Bulgaria

Kirchev

Ivan

no 

 

Canada

Berezin

Dan

online 

 

Canada - Vice Chair

Kushner

Kathy

online

for CAN

Chile

Gallyas

Pablo

no 

 

Czech Republic

Musil

Tomas

no 

 

Denmark

Blume

Soren

YES

 

Denmark - observer

DeWitt Fordham

Nicklaus

YES

 

Estonia

Tõniste

Tõnu

no 

 

Finland

Sinivuori

Kari

no 

 

France

Infante

Denis

no 

 

Germany

Tarabochia

Michael

YES

for AUT, SLO 

Greece

Syrigos

John

no 

 

Hungary

Csoltó

Ákos

no 

to Botond Weores 

Hungary - observer

Weores

Botond

online

 

Italy

Racchelli

Andrea

YES

for HUN 

Japan

Ishiguro

Kentaro

no 

 

Korea

Kim

T.M.

no 

 

Mexico

Anda

Tona

no 

 

Netherlands

Veraar

Ronald

 

 

Norway

Gisle 

Bo 

no

to Jens Wathne 

Spain

Stenersen

Niels

no 

 

Slovenia

Jerkovic

Jure

no 

to Michael Tarabochia 

Slovenia - observer

Parunov

Branko

YES  

Sweden

Skålen

Tomas

 no

 

Switzerland

Good

Michael

YES 

 

Ukraine

Yano

Andriy

no 

 

United Kingdom

Pinner

David

no 

 to Miles Quinton

United States

Weisleder

Travis

no 

to Laura Grondin 

 

Sunday - 19 August

The date of the AGM will be notified by announcement on the IMCA website not less than 85 days before the date of the meeting. 

Friday - 14 September

Motions and nominations to be proposed at the AGM shall be submitted to the International Secretary not less than 8 weeks (56 days) before the date of the said AGM 

Download here the form for submissions

Submissions can be made about:
Constitution, Future Events, Class Rules, Technical  issues, Regatta Regulations, General  policies, Nomination of the officers. 
The only post open for the elections currently is Vice Chairman Europe. See the list of Executive Committee. 
 
Bids open for the future events:
Worlds 2020; Europeans 2020; Worlds 2021; North-Americans 2021; Worlds 2022 etc.  For these NCA's interested to bid, the bid package will be sent.

Friday - 28 September

The Secretary shall distribute an Agenda of all motions nominations and relevant paperwork for the AGM not later than 6 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Friday - 12 October

Amendments to the above motions shall be submitted no later than 4 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Friday - 19 October

The Secretary shall distribute an attachment to the Agenda of any such amendments not later than 3 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Friday – 9 November

Tech Comm Meeting 

Saturday – 10 November

AGM 2018 - Mallorca