AGM – 2021

Minutes of the 2021 AGM

The Minutes of the 2021 AGM of the RG65 UK National Class Association have been completed and are shown below. A downloadable version of the minutes is available HERE

Minutes of the 2021 AGM

of the

RG65 UK National Class Association

The 2021 AGM of the RG65 UK National Class Association was held on 3 March 2021 and is minuted as follows

  1.  A quorum was confirmed as per the Constitution
  2. The Agenda was approved, that being:
    1. Committee Motions
      1. Motion 1 – Allow 4 Rigs to be used at events
      1. Motion 3 – Allow IRSA 65 Class boats to race in RG65 events
    1. Member Motions
      1. Member Motion 1 – Split the DF65 and RG65 into separate registers
    1. Election of Officers
  3. The results of the electronic voting held between 17 February 2021 and 3 March 2021 were reviewed and confirmed as:
    1. 115  votes cast
    1. 10 Votes were rejected as duplicates
    1. 105 Votes were validated
      1. This represents turnout of 7% of the 1,457 members invited to vote
  4. All Motions were carried
    1. Motion 1 – 89% in favour
    1. Motion 3 – 84% in favour
    1. Member Motion 1 – 87% in favour
  5. All Officers were elected as follows.
    1. Graham Elliott elected Class Captain and Chairman with 100% of votes in favour
    1. John Tushingham was re-elected as Racing Secretary with 95% of votes in favour
    1. Wayne Stobbs was re-elected as Membership Secretary with 99% of votes in favour
    1. Peter Baldwin was elected as Secretary and Web officer with 100% of votes in favour
  6. 19 comments were left by voters and the committee will deal with them outside the AGM
  7. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

Notice

 The 2021 RG65 UK National Class Association AGM will take place electronically to a published timetable and closes on the 3rd March 2021

Any item or motions to be included on the Agenda from members to be received by email by the 1st February 2021 using the email address waynestobbs@gmail.com

Any nomination for the elected officer positions of Class Captain, Racing Officer, Membership Officer and Web Officer to be received by email using the email address waynestobbs@gmail.com by the 1st February 2021.

Nominations should include a proposer and seconder who shall be full members of the Association. Please note that the currently appointed Racing Officer and Membership Officer have confirmed their willingness to stand for re-election.  The position of Class Captain is currently vacant and candidates are sought, and that of Web Officer will become vacant at the AGM.Motions to be proposed by the executive

The committee will propose a motion to add an appendix to the 2014 RG65 Class rules to allow for 4 Rigs to be used at any event.  This appendix will expire when an updated version of the RG65 Class Rules is published. 

The committee will propose a motion to add an appendix to the 2014 RG65 Class rules requiring all hulls to bear their UK registration number on the outside of the hull.  This appendix will expire when an updated version of the RG65 Class Rules is published.

The committee will propose a motion to add an appendix to the 2014 RG65 Class rules allowing boats that are compliant with the “IRSA 65 Class” rules to participate in events organised by the RG65 UK National Class Association.  This appendix will expire when an updated version of the RG65 Class Rules is published.  

Committee Nominations

2 Offices, John Tushingham and Wayne Stobbs standing for re-election

2 Nominations for Vacant posts. See HERE

Committee Motions

Committee Motion 1 – Allow up to 4 Rigs to be used at an Event – See HERE

Committee Motion 2 – Require Registration Number to be marked on Hull – Motion withdrawn

Committee Motion 3 – Allow Class 65 Boats to take part in RG65 Events – See HERE

Member Motions

Member Motion 1 – Split DF65’s out of the RG65 Class Association – See HERE

Minutes and Results