2017 IFA AGM Agenda


Balatonfoldvar, Hungary

3rd of September 2017
9.30 am Balatonfoldvar YC


Supporting paper and reports: 

1. Draft Constitution update here. Updated to include electronic voting 25 August 2017 here.
2. Media and Marketing Report 2016 here.
3. President's Report here
4. Vice-President Sailing Report here
5. IFA Major Event Strategy here
6. Event Calendar 2018-2020 here Version 2 (after discussions with World Sailing) here

 1. National Class Associations

To receive the list of National Class Associations (NCA) and the Treasurer’s statement of the NCA Representatives’ voting powers based on the IFA dues received.

2. Minutes from the last meeting
To approve the minutes from the 2016 IFA AGM (previously circulated on IFA website, to secretaries)

3. Accounts
a. To approve the 2016 accounts
b. To approve the 2017/2018 budget

4. Executive Committee Reports
a. the President (previously circulated)
b. the Vice-President Sailing (previously circulated)
c. the Vice-President Development (previously circulated)
d. the Vice-President Masters (previously circulated)
e. the Treasurer (given with Accounts as circulated)
f. the Chairman of the Technical Committee ((previously circulated))
g. the Chairman of the Media and Marketing Committee (previously circulated) (2)

5. Elections of Members to IFA Committees
a. To elect the members of the Executive Committee
(i) The President
(ii) The VP Sailing
(iii) The VP Development
(iv) The Treasurer
b. To review the membership of the Technical Committee and elect its Chairman
c. To elect the members of the Marketing Committee

6. IFA Constitution
a. Review and adopt the Executive proposed changes (1)

7. IFA Championships

a. Format and racing rules:
(i) Update on 2017 format trials (see report from trials here.)
(ii) Consider submissions
- Last day options
- Triangle course
- Racing wind limit
- Rule 42 (wind limit and boom dipping)
- Touching the marks on downwind sailing
(iii) Consider options for the 2020 Olympic Games racing format

b. Future major events strategy and schedule
(i) 2018 Europeans Cadiz Spain
(ii) 2018 Worlds update
(iii) 2018 and 2019 Silver Cup (receive recommendations following U23 meeting)
(iv) 2019 and 2020 IFA major events – consider options and planning

c. Championship manual updates (to note the last changes)

8. 2020 Olympic Games and World Sailing events
a. 2020 quota and qualification
b. Update on WS events (SWC, Olympic test events…)

9. Technical Committee [the Executive will recommend at the meeting to omit this section.]
a. Technical matters arising from the TC Chairman report
b. Submissions:
(i) Sail limitation
(ii) Traveller position
(iii) Gunwale positioning
(iv) Carbon booms
c. Any Rule matters arising and technical matters in general (e.g. equipment cost control)

10. Media and Marketing
a. Media plans for future events

Any other business






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