Secretary's report: Annual General Meeting 2005

Currently there are 559 members of yahoogroups compared with 386 members
in 2004.

 

New boat sales figures.

Used boats sales

28

2004

7 (fewer advertisements on the Internet)

16

2003

27

26

2002

37

50

2001

39

18

2000

47

33

1999

19

25

1998

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2317 boats have been issued plaques representing new boats since the
inception of the Contender
class in 1969.

This count does not include sales listed
only within a country such as Germany,
Great Britain or Italia with their own
2nd hand boat lists.

Builders new in 2004/2005
None now in North America, an issue limiting potential
Australia - Two new builders 'New Challenges' in Perth, "Dinghy Sports" in Sydney (reapplied)
Italy - Two new builders "Nautica Piccola" and "ZZtopBoats"
Great Britain - "Specialized marine" (marketed by Bob Hoare Boats)
France - Boatique Diffusion

Signed Gil Woolley
Secretary International Contender Association