Fortaleza Brazil 23/10/2001

International Board Sailing Association Annual General Meeting 2001

Chairman Peter England, invited Don Sutherland to chair the meeting

I. Register of voting delegates

Committee present :
1. Wojtek Brzozowski
2. Jamie Lever
3. Dorota Staszewska
4. Peter England
5. Ceri Williams


Committee proxy :
6. Arnon Dagan (Jamie Lever)
7. Theo Don (Peter England)


FW members delegates :
8. Piotr Jankowiak (POL)
9. Masimo Mesarini (ITA)
10. Bruno De Wannemaeker (BEL)
11. Nikolaj Kruppa (DEN)
12. Jeroen Coppens (NED)
13. Ansis Dale (LAT)
14. Ceri Williams (UKWA)


FW members proxy votes :
15. Germany - Ceri Williams
16. Austria - Ceri Williams
17. USA - Ceri Williams
18. Spain - Peter England
19. France - Peter England
20. Czech - Ceri Williams


II. Minutes of last meeting
Taken as read


III. Chairman Report
Presented by Peter England


IV. Financial Statement
A Budget for 2000 was presented. The new IWA Treasurer, John Ellis (professional accountant) is in process of preparing statement up to and including FW Worlds, Brazil. Accounts for the year end 2001 will be circulated as soon as available.


V. Youth Report
Unavailable at present. Theo Don to circulate statement as soon as possible


VI. Future events
List of future events circulated - for 2002 Euros, Asians and Worlds. Asian confirmed. Committee to finalize criteria for selection of venues and to conclude agreements for 2002 Euros & Worlds.


VII. Future Youth & Junior FW events
Committee to prepare proposals. Largs, Scotland 2002 confirmed, pending on site inspection.


VIII. Class Rule Submission to ISAF
Proposals approved inc. Max. sail size for Men (12,5), Youth& Woman (11,0) , Junior (10,0).


IX. Class Constitution
Adopted as presented with the following amendments:
a. 6.6 delete 12; insert 15
b. 7.1 delete. Insert "The Class Committee size shall be determined by the general assembly and is elected for a period of four years. After an initial two years (2002,2003) at least 50% of those elected in 2001 shall resign, but may candidate for a further term of four years. At least one from each specific interest (Technical, Youth, Women, Sailors) shall sit for the full term. All retiring Class Committee members may stand for re-election.
c. 7.5 delete 5; insert 50% (2/3 for e-mail voting?)


IX a. Committee Election
The following candidates for Class Committee were elected:
Phil Mcgain (AUS)
Massimo Maserini (ITA)
Bruno de Wannemaeker (BEL)
Matthias Regber (GER)
Ceri Williams (GBR)
Arnon Dagan (ISR)
Jamie Lever (GBR)
Peter England (GBR)
Dorota Staszewska (POL)
Wojtek Brzozowski (POL)
Nikolaj Kruppa (DEN)
Marc Cardon (FRA)
Didier Flamme (FRA)
Theo Don (NED)


X. Future affiliations / Class management
Deferred to Class AGM


XI. AOB.
Committee agreed to meet 8:00 PM, 24th Oct. Plaza Hotel

19th of October 20182018 Annual General Meeting minutes

The meeting was held on Wednesday 19th September 2018, Clube Naval Portimao.

9th of October 2018Committee changes ...

Following this years AGM Vasco Chaveca has decided to step down from the class committee.

29th of June 20172017 AGM of the International FW Class - MINUTES

Thursday 29th June 2017, Santa Croce, Italy.

8th of February 2017General Meeting approves change to Production Board Rule

The committee approved a change from 50 boards to 25 boards required to commit to producing by brand registering a design with World Sailing.

15th of December 2014Alex Morales joins the management committee

Steve Bodner, long serving member of the FW community, has decided to stand down from committee duties; Alex Morales has been co-opted to fill the vacancy and to represent the North American formula community.

20th of April 2014AGM Agenda published .....

The 2014 AGM will take place during the upcoming Worlds in the Azores.
There have been no proposals submitted to change Class Rules or Championship Rules.
AGM_agenda_proposals_2014.pdf
Delegate_appointment_AGM.pdf
PROXY_VOTE_FORM.pdf

28th of August 20132013 Annual General Meeting Minutes

Annual General Meeting of the International Formula Windsurfing Class held on Thursday 11th July 2013 in the competitor area, event site, Viganj, Croati. Here're minutes from the 2013 AGM.

2nd of July 20132013 AGM Agenda is published ...

This years Annual General Meeting can look forward to a good attendance, since the venue looks to have attracted a (potential) record entry.
It may be the first visit to Croatia for an IFWC Worlds, but if you are not booked in now you may be asking yourself - Why Not !?
The Agenda is long, even without many submissions to vote on, because there are some important "discussion" items that will help drive future class policy .

Agenda & proposals
Voting Paper

14th of January 2013New Racing Rules of Sailing - Windsurfing Competition Rules - changes explained

Andrus Poksi, ISAF IJ from Estonia, has very kindly put together this short summary of changes to WCR in the RRS 2013>2016 edition.

26th of November 2012Class Rules updates

The updated version of class rules is now available.

22nd of October 2012FW AGM 2012

Minutes are now published for the 2012 AGM held in Conil, Spain.
See also the Voting Results paper for details of voting - how many voted yes or no!
A detailed commentary o the meeting will be published later .
AGM minutes
AGM voting results

30th of September 2012

AGM 2012 - Agenda
Please read:
AGM_agenda_proposals_2012.pdf
AGM_agenda_proposals_2012.doc
2012_FW_AGM_voting.pdf