LETS GET A RACING

THE 2021-2022 AUSTRALIAN A CLASS CHAMPIONSHIPS SAT 8TH T0 FRI 14TH JANUARY 2022 AT ROYAL QUEENSLAND YACHT SQUADRON MANLY QLD. THE NOTICE OF RACE WILL BE PUBLISHED SOON WITH ENTRY VIA THE SAILOR APP OR WEB LINK VIA THIS WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK,REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR VALID CERTIFICATES FOR PLATFORM .MAST AND SAIL DO THIS PRIOR VIA YOUR LOCAL REGISTER.THE QLD BORDERS ARE OPEN!AND ITS TIME TO GO A CLASS RACING,HOPE TO SEE YOU AT RQ REGARDS PAUL NEESKENS PRESIDENT AIADCA

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Houston Yacht Club confirmed to host the 2022 A-Cat World Championship

The United States A-Class Catamaran Association has requested a change of location and date for the ‘A’ Cat World Championships 2022. Instead of St. Petersburg (FL), the event will take place in Houston (Texas) from April 29th to May 6th, 2022. A preceding event will be the Admiral’s Cup, taking place from April 25th to April 28, 2022, on the same location. The Organising Authority is the Houston Yacht Club in conjunction with the International A-Division Catamaran Association and the United States A-Class Catamaran Association.
Further details here: http://www.a-cat.org/node/1819

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Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron Venue for 2021-22 Australian International A Division Catamaran Australian Championships

Entries via the AIADCA Regatta TAB in the Sailor App

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Worlds Venue Change

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Australian International A Class Titles entries open 24/10/21

Queensland border to open late december with no restrictions except for covid regulations,

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Memo from AIADCA President

Dear A Class Sailors and Supporters,

The AIADCA Management Committee held its first meeting of the new year on the 25th May 2021.

The first half of the year saw the Association complete 4 regattas,  a Nationals and 3 State Championships with good numbers despite the challenges of COVID 19. The Committee is now working towards 2022 with the Australian Championships confirmed for RQYS from the 8th January to 14th January 2022 with a Notice of Race to come soon.

The Committee is also working hard to reaffirm its commitment to an efficient and robust measurement process. John Dowling was elected as the new National Measurer in February this year with a new team of State Measurers appointed. Of note is that World sailing has endorsed the IACA Classic Discipline and the details of current Rules and Measurement requirements are available  at https://www.a-cat.org/?q=node/9.

The AIADCA Committee is also looking for an enthusiastic member to take on the vacant role of “Publicity Officer”. If you are interested please contact myself.

Lastly the contact list for the AIADCA Executive, Measurers and State Representative is available at http://www.a-cat.org.au/contact-us/

Yours in Sailing

Paul Neeskens

President

AIADCA

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2022 Australian Championships

Saturday 8th – Friday 14th January 2022

Host: Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron (Brisbane)

RQYS info: https://www.rqys.com.au/about/our-locations/manly

Accommodation info: Microsoft Word – OFF-SITE ACCOMMODATION LISTING (rqys.com.au)

Tourism info: Wynnum Manly Tourism & Visitor Information Centre – Manly Harbour Village

NoR and further details to follow.

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AIADCA AGM 2021

Members, reminder the AGM will be held Thursday 18th February at 8.00pm AEDT. The Zoom link has been sent via SMS, if you did not receive it please contact Paul (President) or Michael (Secretary).

AGM documents for download here:

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2021 Australian Championships results, photos, video

Results: https://www.mysailingclub.com.au/DisplayResults/DisplayPublicSeriesResults?Id=762&Id2=20-21%20Aus%20Champs

Photos & video: https://www.facebook.com/BaySailingCentre/photos/pcb.126526296008897/126523352675858/

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Australian Sailing 2020 Victorian Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Ian Johnson

Congratulations to Ian on his wonderful work with the Australian A Division Catamaran Association

2020 Victorian Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Ian Johnson

2020 Victorian Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Ian Johnson 🙌Congratulations to Ian on his wonderful work with the Australian A Division Catamaran Association🏆

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