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.
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DEADLINE: All ballots must be postmarked by July 1, 2018.
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Current Issue: May 2018
Here’s your end of the season newsletter, the May edition of Runner Tracks. Class members should read this issue carefully, particularly Eric Anderson’s report on what was accomplished at the April meeting between officials of the IDNIYRA and IDNIYRA-Europe and what will happen moving forward.
- 2018 Gold Cup & European Championship Report by Warren Nethercote
- An EPIC Agreement for the Future of the DN Class by Eric Anderson
- Gold Cup, European Championship, and North American Regatta Results
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Another successful week of DN and Ice Optimist racing has concluded on Siberia’s Lake Baikal. Congratulations to all who competed including North American DNer Chris Berger US5166. Read more on DN Russia.
Asia Cup Results
This video piece was published the day Chris Berger left for the Gold Cup and European Championship. Congratulations to DN5166 on achieving a top ten finish of 7th in the European Championship and a 22nd in the Gold Cup. And thank you for helping to spread the word about the DN Class.
The 2018 Gold Cup and European Championship regattas are in the books. Congratulations to Ron Sherry US44 who won his third European Championship in an extraordinarily tough field of competitors in frigid conditions on Lake Wielimie in Szczecinek, Poland. North American sailor Chris Berger US5166 joined Ron in the top ten with a 7th place finish.
Top 10 Gold Fleet
1 US- 44 Ronald, Sherry
2 P- 114 Michał, Burczyński
3 P- 36 Karol, Jabłonski
4 P- 155 Łukasz, Zakrzewski
5 P- 55 Tomasz, Zakrzewski
6 P- 13 Dariusz, Kardaś
7 US- 5166 Chris, Berger
8 G- 936 Jost, Kolb
9 C- 45 Mihkel, Kosk
10 P- 431 Jarek, Radzki
Time for a quick update before heading to the lake. Racing began at noon yesterday on the first day of the EC because of brutally cold temps in the morning. A C qualifier, B qualifier, an A, and another B were sailed. Ron Sherry us44 took the first race.
It’s cold again this morning but lighter winds are predicted which will make for challenging conditions. Off to the lake!