ICRA will hold its annual Conference and AGM both in person at the National Yacht Club Dun Laoghaire and also online via Zoom on Saturday 5th March from 10:00 to 13:00.
Headline speakers at the event include
Thomas Kneen (Owner Sunrise) – we are delighted to have Thomas join us to talk about his very succesul and somewhat controversial 2021 sailing compaign in his yacht Sunrise, which won the Fastnet and just missed out on the Middle Sea race in controversial circustnaces.
Jason Smithwick (Director of Rating, RORC) – a presentation from the Director of Rating at RORC, where he will give us on update on IRC ratings, and answer all your questions!
As well as the main speakers, the event will include the sailors forum (where you have your chance to disucss and debate the big issues in our sport), updates from the major events planned in the year, an update of ICRA activities, and will be followed by the AGM.
|10.00-10.10||Welcome & Commodores update||Richard Colwell|
|10.10-10.20||2021 BOTY Award||Ric Morris/ICRA Commodore|
|10.20-10.40||2022 Events Update|
|Cork Week / ICRA Nationals||Ross Deasy|
|Wave Regatta||Brian Turvey|
|Round Ireland||Kyran O’Grady|
|WIORA Regatta||Liam Lynch|
|10.40-11.20||RORC IRC Ratings||Jason Smithwick, Director of Rating, RORC|
|11.30-12.10||Sunrise Campaign 2021||Tomas Kneen, Owner Sunrise|
|12.10-12.30||Sailors Forum||Ric Morris|
|12.30-12.35||Formal Opening of AGM||Denis Byrne, ICRA Secretrary|
|12.35-12.40||Financial Update||John Leech, ICRA Treasurer|
|12.40-12.55||Update on ICRA Activities/Objectives|
|Under 25 Programme||Brian Raftery / Saoirse Reynolds|
|Central Results Database||Denis Byrne|
|ECHO Committee||Liam Lynch|
|12.55-13.00||Notification of Existing Members stepping down from and election of new members to the ICRA executive committee||ICRA Secretary, Denis Byrne|
|Update to ICRA Constitution|
|13.00||Formal closing of the AGM||ICRA Commodore|
The 2021 conference will be held as a hybrid event, welcoming those that can and wish to attend a face to face meeting to the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, while also retaining the option for those unable to attend in person to register and log in to the conference online.
|ICRA Interim Constitution||Constitution currently in place for the governance of ICRA. This document was adopted at the ICRA EGM on March 2018|
|ICRA General Rules||The ICRA General Rules document is prepared to deal with specific issues when racing under the ICRA auspices. These rules will also be presented as a draft for discussion at the Annual Conference|