Argo Group Gold Cup
08 Oct 15
The penultimate event of the World Match Racing Tour, the Argo Group Gold Cup commenced with wind conditions that kept crews on their toes and will keep the repair crews up late in to night.
World Match Racing Tour
|General Information||Venue & Travel||Schedule||Papers||Accommodation||Registration|
|Date||12 - 14 November 2013|
|Submission Cutoff||17 September 2013|
|The 2013 IFDS Annual General Meeting and Associated Meetings will occur during the ISAF Annual Conference in Muscat, Oman from 12-14 November 2013.|
The 2013 IFDS Annual General Meeting will be held in the Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
The deadline for receipt of submissions to the IFDS c/o ISAF Secretariat is 0900 UTC, 17 September 2013.
It is the responsibility of all committee members and observers to ensure that they have both a valid passport and entry visa if required.
All visitors (except those with Gulf Co-Operation Council passports) require a visa to enter Oman. Visas can be obtained on arrival at Muscat International airport. All visitors require a passport with spare pages valid for six months (or a year for a multiple entry visa), onward or return tickets and all documents needed for the next destination. Gulf States nationals need only their National Identity Card for entry. Visitors with visas for Dubai and Qatar do not need a visa for Oman.
Arriving passengers who are eligible for Visa on Arrival are able to make visa payments at the Travelex Foreign Exchange bureau located in the immigration arrivals hall. The cost of a Visa on arrival is OMR20.00 for a month and only OMR5.00 for10 days.
Payments cannot be made on credit card so please make sure you bring cash with you. An automatic receipt will be issued to the traveller which should then presented at the immigration desk. This reduces the time and queues for processing.
Click HERE for the list of nations eligible to obtain a visa on arrival and full information and requirements for entry into Oman.
Delegates from nations not included in the list of nations eligible for visa on arrival should click HERE to contact the ISAF Secretariat for instructions.
Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice and it is advisable to check entry requirements with your embassy or consulate.
How to Get to There
Flights operate to Muscat International Airport
Information regarding transfers to the hotel / venue will be posted in due course.
Nestled in between the dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains and the pristine waters of the Sea of Oman, Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa is set on 124 acres of stunning scenery. There are three hotels on the resort and ISAF has arranged delegate rates at the Al Bandar Hotel located at the heart of the resort. The resort is only 15 minutes to Muttrah Souk, the old city of Muscat, the Ruwi business district, and within easy access to many local shopping and cultural attractions. Muscat International Airport is just 45 minutes away.
Special ISAF delegates rates are available at the Al Bandar / Al Waha Hotesl inclusive of breakfast and broadband internet access:
Al Bandar / Al Waha Hotel Guest Room:
Single Occupancy RO 80 (158 Euro) - Double Occupancy RO 90 (176 Euro)
One bedroom Suites also available on request.
Please note that rates are subject to a 17% service charge and taxes
Click HERE to make your reservation at the Al Bandar / Al Wha Hotel.
1) Go to the Shangri-La website www.shangri-la.com/muscat/barraljissahresort/
2) Select Room Reservations from the menu on the left
2) Select the appropriate hotel and enter all the necessary stay requirements like check-in date, check-out date, number of
rooms, adults and children.
3) Under the "Special Rate" area, select "Group Code" and enter the Group Code ISA021113
4) Click the Check Availability button to continue.
5) If all the search criteria are correct and rooms are still available for the group, the group rate will be returned in the
availability search result. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete the online booking.
Click HERE for the fact sheet containing full details of all facilities offered.
|Agendas||Minutes||Submissions||Supporting Papers||By Committee||All Papers|
|IFDS AGM Agenda|
|Minutes||IFDS Annual General Meeting|
|Name||Committee(s)||Submission Regarding||Submitted By||Relating To|
|SP 3||2012 IFDS Annual Report||3|
|SP 4(b)(iii)(iv)||IFDS Annual General Meeting||2013 IFDS Prognoses in relation to the 2013 Budget and the 2014 Budget||4(b)(iii)(iv)|
|SP 5(a, c)||IFDS Recognized National Authorities||5(a,c)|
|SP 7(b)(i)||Eligible Candidates||7(b)(i)|
|SP 7(b)(ii)||Proposed 2013 IFDS AGM Voting Procedure||7(b)(ii)|
|SP 8(a)(ii)||IFDS Development Committee Report||SP8(a)(ii)|
|SP 8(a)(ii)(1)||IFDS Development Committee Report, IFDS Website Architecture||8(a)(ii)(1)|
|SP 8(a)(ii)(2)||IFDS Development Committee, Questionnaire Analysis||8(a)(ii)(2)|
|SP 8(a)(iii)||IFDS Events & Scheduling Commission Report||8(a)(ii)|
|SP 8(a)(iv)||IFDS Fundraising Committee Report||8(a)(iv)|
|SP 8(a)(v)||IFDS Governance & Procedures Committee Report||8(a)(v)|
|SP 8(a)(vi)||IFDS Measurement/Classes Committee Report|
|SP 8(a)(vii)||IFDS Medical Committee, Classification Sub-Committee Report||8(a)(vii)|
|SP 8(a)(viii)||IFDS Annual General Meeting||IFDS Sailors Advisory Council Report||8(a)(viii)|
|SP8(a)(ix)||IFDS Technical Committee Chairman Report||8(a)(ix)|
|Tuesday 12 November 2013|
|09:30 - 18:00||IFDS Annual General Meeting||Ballroom||Open|
|Wednesday 13 November 2013|
|09:30 - 18:00||IFDS Development Seminar||Ballroom||Open|
|Thursday 14 November 2013|
|09:30 - 18:00||IFDS Executive Committee||Qantab||Open|