Notice is hereby given that the 1999 Annual General Meeting of the Association will be held on Wednesday 7 July 1999 at the Ecole Nationale de Voile St Pierre Quiberon, France

The meeting will start at 19.30 hrs depending on the timing of the preceding World Championship Race


1. Approval of Minutes of 1998 AGM (previously circulated to National Association Secretaries)

2. President's Report (Pip Pearson)

3. Secretary's Report (Chris Thorne)

4. Treasurer's Report (Stephen Burwood)

5. Appointment of Auditor

6. Report from International Rules Committee (Rob Napier)

7. Election of:

International Secretary

International Treasurer

Chairman of the International Rules Committee

8. Rule Changes

a) amend A7.2 so that nominations for International Officers have to be received by International Secretary no later than one month before the date of the AGM in the year of election. At present the date is fixed at 31 July, which causes problems if the AGM is held earlier in the year. - Proposed by IEC.

b) Empower the IEC to modify Championship Rules 5.6 and 5.7 (Category B advertising) with effect from 1 January 2000 to take account of the anticipated changes in the ISAF advertising code which are to be voted on at the ISAF Annual Meeting in November. The intention will be only to make those modifications necessary to bring the spirit and effect of our existing rules within the new ISAF framework. The modification made by the IEC will be subject to ratification at the 2000 AGM. - Proposed by IEC

9. Any other proposed rule changes made in accordance with Rule A.11, A.12 and A.13

10. Report on experiments with larger spinnaker (Tom Bojland)

11. World Championships 2000. (South African Association)

12. World Championships 2001 and 2002 (Representatives of Cascais and Perth)

13. European Championships 2000 (UK Association)

Close of meeting.

C G Thorne - International Secretary - 30 May 1999