Friendly Reminder: 2 Spec Changes in Effect

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The two specification ballot proposals that IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA EU approved back in Autumn 2021 came into effect on May 31, 2022.
They are G.14 Sail Window Size and A.30 National Letters and Sail Numbers. The DN World portal Specifications section has been updated to reflect the changes. The DN World portal at dniceboat.org will always have the most up-to-date specifications.

Results of the Autumn 2021 Ballot

NOTE: The 2 proposals that were approved come into effect 31 May 2022!

The Autumn 2021IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA EU combined ballot closed at 1200 US CT October 21, 2021. Two-thirds of ‘yes’ votes are required for a question to pass. The results are as follows:

61% percent of eligible members participated in the ballot. Abstentions were allowed on individual questions.

Question 1: PROPOSAL TO CHANGE SPECIFICATION G14 SAIL WINDOW SIZE 160 yes / 8 against (95.2% yes, Question 1 passes and comes into effect May 31, 2022.)

Question 2: PROPOSAL TO ADD SPECIFICATION I. FITTINGS SELF-RELEASING STEERING POST HEAD 65 yes / 82 against (55.8% no, Question 2 fails.)

Question 3: PROPOSAL TO CHANGE SPECIFICATION A30 NATIONAL LETTERS AND SAIL NUMBER 110 yes / 50 against (68.8% yes, Question 3 passes and comes into effect May 31, 2022)

VOTE BY CONTINENT

1. G14 SAIL WINDOW SIZE 
Votes tallied: 168
Abstentions: 4 NA EU Total
Yes – I approve the amendment 107 53 160
No – I reject the amendment 6 2 8
113 55
2. I. FITTINGS SELF-RELEASING STEERING POST HEAD 
Votes tallied: 147
Abstentions: 25 NA EU Total
Yes – I approve the amendments 37 28 65
No – I reject the amendments 63 19 82
100 47
3.  A30 NATIONAL LETTERS AND SAIL NUMBER 
Votes tallied: 160
Abstentions: 12 NA EU Total
Yes – I approve the amendments 79 31 110
No – I reject the amendments 26 24 50
105 55

The members support to the governance of the DN Class is appreciated.

Attila Pataky (M-100) Commodore IDNIYRA EU
Jody Kjoller (US 5435) Commodore IDNIYRA

First Results of Autumn 2020 Ballot


Previous: IDNIYRA & IDNIYRA EU Autumn 2020 Ballot

The Autumn 2020 IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA EU combined ballot closed at 2345 November 22, 2020. Two-thirds of ‘yes’ votes are required for a Question to pass. The results are as follows:

 

Fifty-six percent of eligible members participated in the ballot. Abstentions were allowed on individual questions.

 

Question 1: EPIC Agreement Amendment. 132 yes / 84 against (61.1% yes, Question 1 fails)

 

Question 2: RMA Amendment. 184 yes / 46 against (80.0% yes, Question 2 passes)

 

Question 3: Technical Specification A16, Hull Cross Section. 169 yes / 52 against (76.5% yes, Question 3 passes and comes into effect May 31, 2021)

 

A report with the breakdown of votes by continent will follow once those results are received from the voting software contractor.

 

The members support to the governance of the DN Class is appreciated.

 

Attila Pataky (M-100) Commodore IDNIYRA EU

Warren Nethercote (KC 3786) Commodore IDNIYRA


UPDATE: 25 November 2020:
IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA EU Autumn 2020 ballot Results by Continent

Here are the results for the Autumn 2020 ballot broken out by continent.

Question 1: EPIC Agreement Amendment
Votes tallied: 216
Abstentions: 30
Continent NA EU Total
Yes – I am in favour of Question 1 69 63 132
No – I am opposed to Question 1 48 36 84
117 99
Question 2: RMA Amendment
Votes tallied: 230
Abstentions: 16
Continent NA EU Total
Yes – I am in favour of Question 2 95 89 184
No – I am opposed to Question 2 28 18 46
123 107
Question 3: Technical Specification A16, Hull Cross Section
Votes tallied: 221
Abstentions: 25
Continent NA EU Total
Yes – I am in favour of Question 3 91 78 169
No – I am opposed to Question 3 25 27 52
116 105

As reported yesterday, 2/3rds ‘yes’ votes were required for a measure to pass. On that basis, Question 1 failed and Questions 2 and 3 carried.

Warren Nethercote Commodore IDNIYRA
Attila Pataki, Commodore IDNIYRA EU