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MYA AGM 25th November- Class Report and Trade Show

posted 20 Nov 2017, 14:31 by RG NCA   [ updated 20 Nov 2017, 14:32 ]
With the MYA AGM coming up on the 25th November, the Class Reports have been published, see below for Alex Cory's summary of the year for the RG65 Class.

Remember, before the AGM kicks off, there is a trade show where you will be able to discuss some of the latest designs and pick up a few things RG65 related. This all takes place at Rowheath Pavilion, Heath Road, Bournville, Birmingham. B30 1HH on Saturday 25th November 2017 with the trade show starting at 9:45am and the AGM at 1.45pm

Report for the 2017 MYA AGM by Alex Cory – Acting Class Captain

The RG65 class has continued during 2017 to establish itself as a highly competitive, high
performance class with low entry barriers.

Some of this success has come through people moving up from the DF65 Restricted One Design
boats, but at the same time seen people joining the class from the bigger boats. The relatively low
cost and simple rule book make it ideal for everyone, whether they build or buy a boat.

Registered RG65’s have grown from 124 in November 2016 to 175, a 41% increase which is pleasing
and gives us a good platform to build on.

This growth has been helped by a number of great new designs arriving on the water including the
Sith from Mark Dicks, the Scurry by Richard Wills and a number of designs from the continent
including the Manta 2017 which is winning many of the European Events.

The UK Traveller Series was as competitive as previous years with John Tushingham winning the title
from the other 54 participants.

A testing National Championships was held at Birkenhead with local skipper, Graham Elliot,
managing the weed better than the rest to win the title.

The UK Class Association Committee continue to work closely with and support the International
Class Association as it seeks to unify the class on a worldwide basis and we see great opportunity for
a step change in the class during 2018.

The 2018 calendar is here