SPANISH A CLASS CIRCUIT 2009

The Spanish A Class Association announces the new race circuit created for the year 2.009 and follow.

This circuit has been created to have 5 big level regattas every year in Spain and to provide the Spanish A class Association a ranking with the top A Class sailors in Spain.

All the A Class sailors are invited to come to this circuit every year.

The 2.009 A Class regattas in Spain are the following:

HYDROFOIL BALLOT

Dear A class sailors worldwide ,

As many of you already noticed last season, a lot of discussion has going on about the 'curved boards' issue and the the hydrofoil rule in general .

During the World General Meeting at the Belmont A Class Worlds in January, the decision made was that the Hydrofoils Comission is in charge to provide the exact wording of a rule for a CLASS BALLOT according to our Constitution, Point 11.

A class Worldchampionship 2009 Preview

Right after Christmas, action is about to start at Belmont sailing club, Lake Mc Quarie, NSW, 2 hrs north of Sydney.
28-31 December the Australian Nationals are planned as a tune- up -series, 2-9 January the Worlds are scheduled.
Lake Mc Quarie is a well known location for championships.
Steady breezes between 8 and 15 knts are regular, combined with flat waters .
Ideal circumstances fort the lightweight high competitive A class catamarans .

5 time world champion and highest ranked favorite : Glenn Ashby (AUS)

2011 worlds proposals

Dear A class sailors worldwide,
please find herewith enclosed copies of the applications of Denmark and Germany for the 2011 Worlds.

We have two good proposals, with a very attractive program and in two wonderful sailing areas.

These applications will be voted at the WGM 2009 in Belmont, Australia.
Every national class association can bring out her vote there by its chariman or delegate .
Regards
International A Class Association
Stefano Sirri – President

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