May 15, 1978
ARTICLE V - ORGANIZATION
Members shall be regular, associate and honorary. Members shall join through the Fleet
on whose waters they sail regularly, or as Isolated Members if no such fleet exists.
Fleets shall be chartered by the IGC upon application of the owners of three or more
Megas sailing on the same waters.
Districts shall be formed by the IGC consisting of all the Fleets within a distinctive
In the event that the National Yachting Authority of a country requires a National Class
Association in order to recognize that Class, such a National Association maybe formed.
Such National Association shall in no way affect the structure or operation of the
International Mega Class as set forth in this Constitution, By-Laws, and Rules.
ARTICLE VI - MEMBERSHIP
Any person owning at least 1; 5 of a Mega may become aRegular Member upon payment
of the dues specified in the By-Laws to his Fleet or to the IGC if he is an Isolated
Member. A bonafide charterer (for fair value) shall be considered as an owner.
Any person desiring to support the Association and receive mailings may become an
Associate Member upon payment of the dues specified in the By-Laws to his Fleet or to
the IGC if he is an Isolated Member.
Any person may be elected an Honorary Member by the IGC, in which case they shall
receive all the benefits of regular membership.
Only regular members may skipper a Mega in sanctioned events, or vote in conducting
No person may be denied membership because of race, religion or national origin.