IRC Expert to visit New Zealand for IRC Forum

by Yachting New Zealand

Yachting New Zealand invites racing yacht owners and crew to attend an exciting and unique opportunity to learn all you want to know about IRC with the Director of the RORC Rating Office, James Dadd, coming to New Zealand to share his knowledge.

James Dadd will be guest speaker and included among a panel of IRC experts at an up-coming IRC Forum being held in Auckland on Monday 16 May.

The IRC Forum is FREE to attend! Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity!

James, and other IRC experts, will answer questions and provide tips on how to get the most out of your rating. The IRC Forum will be invaluable for owners already holding an IRC certificate or those considering it.

When:                  Monday 16th May, 6pm
Where:                Conference Room, NZ Marine, 85 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven, Auckland

Refreshments will be provided.
RSVP to kelly@yachtingnz.org.nz

More about James Dadd, Director of the RORC Rating Office

Initially, in 1998, James joined the RORC office to help with the development of new rules to protect IRC. His focus then became working with Mike Urwin and the rest of the IRC Technical Committee to try and continue to develop IRC into the future.

He has also been a measurer at four America's Cups and four Volvo Ocean Races, developing class rules for both events. James is also involved in the maintenance of the IRC software, is a member of various committees, such as the RORC Special Regulations Committee, RORC Technical Committee, ISAF Class Rules Sub-Committee and ISAF Offshore Special Regulations Sub-Committee, and is class measurer for the Wally Class and WallyCento Rule.


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