IM24CA WORLD COUNCIL - Extraordinary General Meeting on July 1st

June 15, 2020 - International Melges 24 Class Association has called a virtual Extraordinary General Meeting of the World Council to be held on July 1st. The initial invitation was sent to all World Council members and IM24CA Executive Committee Members on May 11. 

Date: Wednesday, July 1st at:

1 pm PDT (Pacific Daylight Time), 

3 pm CDT (Central Daylight Time), 

4 pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), 

9 pm UK, 

10 pm CEST (Central Europe Summer Time), 

11 pm Estonia, 

6 am Sydney Australia (July 2)

(Check your exact timing here , Zoom meeting details have been sent to all World Council members)


1. Elections of Vice Chair, Pacific

a. Proposed by the Executive Committee to elect Kevin Nixon to fill an unexpired 3-year term as Vice Chair, Pacific for the calendar years 2020, 2021 and 2022.

2. Proposed Class Rule Changes 

a. Submission of Technical Committee #1 – Regarding Masts - Read here copyright holder's consent by Reichel Pugh Yacht Design

b. Submission of Technical Committee #2 – Regarding Rudder Blade, Rudder Stock and Tiller

3. Other Business 


IM24CA Technical Committee chaired by Mike Gozzard has been having in-depth conversations about the weight/weighing of our rudders and about the availability of masts. Please contact Mike Gozzard (  if you have any questions regarding the proposals.  Please note that regarding masts, this proposal opens the door to considering an alternative mast supplier.

If you are unable to attend or wish to vote in advance, please contact Class Administrator Piret Salmistu ( for the proxy form. 

The number of votes will be the same as the last AGM in 2019. Here is a link to the number of votes by countries