IOM Numb Thumbs Winter Series 2022/23

Club Day 29/05/2022

 Good evening to you all our committee are looking at our 5th Sunday in May the 29th and thinking of a 65,95 & IOM Event to enable everyone to have a chance to sail. We need your feedback if you think you can make it and if you have any ideas for the event format,  Look forward to your response 

Terry Wright

IOM Icicle Trophy open event 14 November 2021

Numb Thumbs Winter series 21/22 Update

The Second round of the Numb Thumbs will now be run in conjunction with the Icicle Trophy on the 14th November (not the 28th as previously published}. Please see updated Notice of Race Iss.3.

Numb Thumbs Winter series 21/22

We are pleased to announce the return of the Frozen Thumbs winter series. Please see the notice below for details. (updated 18-09-21)


As discussed during the AGM in December, the need for filling the Class Captain positions is important to ensure all the classes have representation on the Sailing Committee, allowing the sailing/racing you the membership want. To this end Jim La Roche has been co-opted as the IOM Class Captain, allowing Terry to concentrate on the DF65 and RG65 class’s. Terry will also deputise for Jim when required.


Hope you all had a good break, and just to remind you it’s IOMs this Sunday and a chance to walk off all those indulgences . Winds looking good and the sun is surprisingly due to make an appearance, SO let’s do it , il see you’s at 10 0/c

12/11/2019 Icicle Trophy NOR


Due to the forecasted weather and for sure low numbers Wednesday 8-05-19 IOM will be cancelled, sorry🙁

RACING on the 13.3.19 This coming Wednesday is CANCELLED due to predicted bad weather.sorry guys but I can’t spend my life on red .

IOM Class Rules Compliance

The International One Meter (IOM) Class is governed by a set of ‘Class Rules’ which can be found in the Class website. These rules define what your yacht must conform to when racing.

Each yacht must be issued with a Certificate after measurement, confirming compliance at that date.

It Is the Responsibility of the owner and skipper to ensure the yacht is fully compliant with the class rules, special attention should be paid to ‘PART II – REQUIREMENTS AND LIMITATIONS’ page 7 of the IOM class rules.

Yachts taking part in racing at the club are expected to conform to the class rules. Yachts may be checked at any time! The Club is fortunate to have one of the leading Class measurers, any questions etc. should however firstly go through the Club Class Captain

Sailing Committee 28-02-2019

AGM 2018

Ratified at the AGM held in December 2018, The IOM Class will continue to be sailed on Wednesday’s and the 4th Sunday of the month from January 2019. There will be a winter series run each year known as the ‘Numb Thumbs’ with a perpetual trophy presented at the end of each years series (dates to be agreed). The Club will be hosting a round of the Eastern District Championship as well as class open meetings throughout the year. Please See the Events Calendar for details. The Class Captain is Terry Wright.

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