The 2014 RS:X Class AGM will be staged in Cesme, Turkey on Tuesday July 1st during the 2014 RS:X European & Youth European Championships.
The place and time will be specified in a notice to be posted on the ONB at the regatta venue.
The time to send a submission and a nomination for a class positions finished on 27th May 2014.
Published below you can find details of nominees for the class positions, submissions received and other documents which will help you to prepare for the AGM.
Download the AGENDA
We have received 3 valid nominations for two Vice President positions and 1 valid nomination for a Treasurer's position, all supported by at least three Full Members as required by the RS:X Class Constitution 10.3.1.1.
All Full Members in 'good standing' (2014 Class Annual Membership Fee has been paid) with the RS:X Class are entitled to give their votes to nominees.
The ballot papers where you are asked to vote for two of the candidates will be send to the all Full Members by email on 3rd June 2014 latest. The ballot papers shall be returned and voting will be closed on 30th June 2014.
Nominations for a two Vice Presidents position
Dominque Vallee (CAN)
|Born in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada
Windsurfing International athlete and member of the Canadian Sailing Team (Olympic windsurfing class) from 2001 to 2012.
Dominique Vallée starts windsurfing at the age of six years old. She has a black sail and level III coach.
She is a Director and chief instructor of the Sailing school Club Multivoile 4 saisons in Trois-Rivières.
2007: Won the Pan Am games gold medal in Rio 2007 (RSX class).
In 2009-2010: Worked as a TV presenter for the TV show Plan de match.
In 2012: Published a book: Une vie à contre vent and got her kinesiology university degree.
In 2013: Organized the Kona World Championship at the Multivoile 4 saisons club.
Since 2012: Designs Stand Up Paddle and owns the DOSPORT company. www.dosport.ca .
In 2013: Started with the Quebec federation a new windsurfing international program and currently hold the position of coach.
Sports: windsurfing, SUP, Surf, snowboard (instructor), Karate (black belt), etc.
Nicolas Huguet (FRA)
From Marseille, France
RS:X Class Vice President 2012 - 2014
Windsurfing career highlights:
Pedro Bulhoes (BRA)
|From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Commodore of the Buzios Sailing Club
Pedro was the Brazilian Olympic Team Choach in Los angeles 1984 and Seoul 1988
Pan American Champion in Laser class.
He is an experienced event organizer incl. the 2013 RS:X Worlds in Buzios.
ISAF Council member (Group M) 1990-1998
ISAF Events Committee Member 1994-1998
Received the Sports Merit Medal from Brazilian Government
Nomination for a Treasurer's position
As there was only 1 valid nomination for Treasurer's position then according to the RS:X Class Constitution 10.4.2, Raul Saubidet (ARG) shall be declared elected by acclamation without a vote.
Raul Saubidet (ARG)
|From Buenos Aires, Argentina
Organized a great number of windsurfing events at Peru Beach, Buenos Aires
The 2013 RS:X Class AGM established the working party to bring forward the new constitution for the Class.
Download the new Constitution HERE.
To help you to read the Constitution and changes, please read the highlights HERE
Download the 2013 Annual Financial Report of the RS:X Class
BIDS FOR 2016 RS:X CHAMPIONSHIPS
|2016 RS:X World Championships|
|Eilat, ISR||Any time|
|2016 RS:X Youth World Championships|
|2016 RS:X European Championships|
|Helsinki, FIN||June - August|
|Eilat, ISR||Any Time|
|2016 RS:X Youth European Championships|
|Helsinki, FIN||June - August|
|Eilat, ISR||Any Time|
|1||The New Constitution of the RS:X Class||The working party constituted by the decision of the 2013 AGM reviewed and updated the RS:X Class Constitution. The new Constitution attached.||Sub14-01
||Entry Requirements for RS:X Championships||To remove the fleet size restriction to qualify to RS:X Championships.||Sub14-02|
|3||The RS:X Championships Entry Fees||To revise the RS:X Class Championships Entry Fees||Sub14-03|
|4||The RS:X Evolution Equipment||To revisit the decision made by the RS:X Class AGM on 2012 by rejecting the introduction of the RS:X Evolution equipment and to reconsider.||Sub14-04|
|5||The RS:X Equipment at the Olympic Games 2016||Provided equipment vs. BYO ('bring your own') equipment. The mast, boom and fin as BYO and board, sail provided by the organizer.||Sub14-05|
|6||Class Rule Change - C.9.2 - National Flags||To clarify the wording around the application of National Flags on sails.||Sub14-06|
|7||Class Rule Change - C1.1 Rules||To amend wording to reflect the 2013 edition of the Equipment Rules of Sailing. House-keeping.||Sub14-07|
|8||Class Rule Change - C.3.2 - Personal Equipment||To amend wording to relflect the 2013-2016 edition of the Racing Rules of Sailing. House-keeping.||Sub14-08|
|9||Class Rule Change - C.7.2 - Maintenance and Modifications||To amend wording to prohibit the sanding of fins that affects the painted coating.||Sub14-09|
|10||Class Rule Change - C.6.1 - Hull Limitations||To standardise limitations on equipment.||Sub14-10|
|11||Class Rule Change - C.7.1(d) - Hull Appendages||To standardise limitations on equipment. House-keeping.||Sub14-11|
|12||Class Rule Change - C9.3(h) - Maintenance and Modifications||To standardise limitations on equimpent.||Sub14-12|
Voting shall be by show of hands of each Full Member's nominated delegates or their nominated proxies or by the Full Member's vote cast by e-mail. Only Full Members in 'good standing' (2014 Class Annual Membership Fee has been paid) shall be eligible to vote.
DELEGATE APPOINTMENT OR PROXY NOMINATIONS
The following forms may be used:
Delegate Registration Form
Proxy Nomination Form
Those not appointed as a national delegate may attend as an observer but will not be able to speak unless invited to do so by the chairman.
Delegates are urged to take time to read the agenda and the attached submissions in advance and come prepared. Here is the link to the 2013 AGM minutes: http://www.rsxclass.com/home/rsx-class-meetings/906-2013-rsx-annual-general-meeting-the-minutes