Spring 2013 Governors Meeting
April 8, 2013
Bump Wilcox submitted a proposal, which was aproved, for a new fleet in New Brunswick, Canada.
Mike Dahill reported that the study of asymmetric spinnakers added to boats that didn't come with them was still in progress. A delegation from the US SAILING Offshore Office was present. They offered help with the study using wind tunnel and VPP work.
John Collins briefly didcussed the proposed By-Law changes. Basically this is to make the asymmetric spinnaker dimensions agree with the IRC/ORR definitions.
A demonstration of the new, on-line system was given to the fleet people present. As of the meeting 170 applications had been submitted electronically.
Russ Chapman brought up the notion of a separate certificate for short handed boats. He was asked to provide specific recommendations on what it would contain.