Yachting Australia hosting National Yacht Owners Meeting on issues affecting the sport
Released: Monday, 4 June 2012
Yachting Australia will hold a national meeting of owners and interested parties regarding participation, rating and handicap rules, event formats and other related issues.
The meeting will be held at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, Sydney, on Friday 27 July, from 9:00am to 12:30pm, with a dial-in facility available for the first time to those unable to attend in person.
Issues that have been raised with Yachting Australia range from how yacht owners interests are represented with the organisation, managing risk and safety, racing rules and rating systems, and how events are formatted and scheduled.
The meeting will be led by various speakers including Matt Allen, Yachting Australia Vice-President and Chair of the Offshore Keelboat Policy Committee, Chris Oxenbould, Chair of the National Safety Committee, David Tallis, Chair of the Racing Rules Committee and Denis Thompson, International Race Officer and director of many of Australia’s key yachting events.
Supporting this group will be Ross Kilborn, Yachting Australia’s Sport Development Director and Glen Stanaway, Sport Services Manager.
The meeting will provide an opportunity to hear what is happening in the sport and have your say.
Please see the link below for further details.