2019 International DN Rank List

Dn Iceboat World Championship Jump

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The 2019 International DN Ice Yacht Racing Association Rank List has been published. See it here.
If you have a question about a rank calculation, please contact exec.secretary@idniyra.org.

 

July Runner Tracks Newsletter: Special Epic Edition

Attention IDNIYRA members! Please take the time to read this special issue of Runner Tracks. The governing board is asking for your input on the proposed new agreements that will form the basis for a more unified world wide class.
We ask all members to review the documents and submit comments via email to:
Eric Anderson eric.anderson5193@att.net
Executive 
Secretary Deb Whitehorse exec.secretary@idniyra.org
for publication in September 2018 Runner Tracks.

Current Issue: EPIC AGREEMENT EDITION: July 2018


RUNNER TRACKS IS AVAILABLE IN THREE DIFFERENT FORMATS:
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Download pdf file (best for tablets)
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  • Special Edition: First Publication of the Epic Agreement & Regatta Management Agreement, the proposed new agreements that will form the basis for a more unified world wide class.
  • An EPIC Agreement for the Future of the DN Class by Eric Anderson

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2018 Ballot Results

Following are the results from the 2018 ballot. All measures passed by a strong majority.

Many thanks to outgoing Commodore Eric Anderson for his dedication to the DN class and to outgoing Treasurer Wes Wilcox for his years of service.

2018-2019 Executive Committee Members
Commodore Warren Nethercote
Vice Commodore Dave Elsmo
Treasurer Ray Gauthier
Secretary Deb Whitehorse
Past Commodore: Bob Cummins

PASSED:

MODIFY THE LANGUAGE OF THE IDNIYRA CONSTITUTION, ELECTRONIC VOTING
IDNIYRA CONSTITUTION ARTICLES VI, VII, VIII, XI, XII
69 Yes, 1 No

MODIFY THE LANGUAGE OF THE IDNIYRA BYLAWS – DN RACE SYSTEM & DN RACING RULES
68 Yes, 2 No

MODIFY THE LANGUAGE OF THE IDNIYRA BYLAWS 8) RACING PROCEDURE
69 Yes, 1 No

MODIFY THE LANGUAGE OF THE IDNIYRA BYLAWS DN RACE SYSTEM ADDING RETIREMENT AS A SCORING OPTION
69 Yes, 1 No

 

Sailing World: “First Time Experiences of Iceboat Racing”

Sailing World Dn Iceboating

Photo: Gretchen Dorian

First Time Experiences of Iceboat Racing

In iceboating, there’s a first time for everything.
By Peter Mcgowan June 5, 2018

I look to my left and then to my right and think, I can outrun these guys. I’m rocking the boat, carving channels in the ice so my runners don’t stick. One hand is on the tiller, and the other is clenching the limp wire shroud. The stay flexes as I rhythmically push and pull the boat, building up potential energy, like drawing a bow. When the race starts, I want to be on the back stroke so I can catapult it ­forward and sprint away from the line. Continue reading on Sailing World.

VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!


IDNIYRA members will soon receive via the postal service an IDNIYRA ballot where you can vote on the election of the Governing Committee and vote on proposed changes to the Constitution and Bylaws. The ballot is attached to 4 pages of Constitution and Bylaws proposals. Please take the time to review the proposals, fill out the ballot, detach it from the proposals, put it in an envelope, and mail to Secretary Deb Whitehorse.
This ballot gives you the opportunity to approve the use of electronic voting by internet for issues that affect North America. Please make your voice heard on this important measure.
DIDN’T GET A BALLOT? Please email to me exec.secretary@idniyra.org and I will send one to you.
DEADLINE: All ballots must be postmarked by July 1, 2018.
PROPOSALS: Download the Proposals to Change the Constitution & Bylaws