For those who have not heard, after a long and successful tenure as President of the U.S. class, Tim Sayles has handed the reins to Buzz Ballenger of Santa Cruz, CA. Buzz is known worldwide as an expert sparbuilder, boat builder and competitor in dinghies and keel boats.
Noroton Yacht Club, May 29th, 2011
- Tim opened the meeting at 7pm.
- Tim began with a big thank you to Job Sandberg and the Noroton Yacht Club for putting on a great event despite less than stellar weather
- A well received thank you was issued for the many years and many projects that Jonathan Clapp took on as secretary- treasurer of the class. We all wish him luck with his new job and hope to see him again
- Topics that were discussed:
- President’s report
- Treasurer’s report
- Measurer’s report
- Increasing Participation
- The Santa Cruz Worlds
The 2011 Class schedule is being developed.Â The primary anchor dates are National at Noroton Yacht Club, World Championships in Italy and North American Championships at CORK after return from Worlds.Â The two main US events are happening on the east coast this year, breaking with general proactice of having a major event on each coast.Â This is to facilitate shipping to Worlds this year.Â Similarly, in 2012, we plan to have both events on the west coast, in addition to the Worlds Championship that will be held in Santa Cruz.Â