May 15, 1978
MEGA CLASS BY-LAWS
ARTICLE I - GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
The official language of the Association shall be English.
The Association shall not be responsible for any debts contracted by its Fleets, Districts,
Members, or Officers, other than those authorized by the budget and by written order of
the President or-Executive Secretary.
ARTICLE II - FLEET RESPONSIBILITIES
Each Fleet shall hold an Annual Meeting after written notice to all Fleet members, at
which a Fleet Secretary and Assistant Fleet Secretary shall be elected.
Each Fleet shall furnish the Executive Secretary with the names and addresses of its
officers and members. together with the annual dues, by January 1 of each year.
Each Fleet has an obligation to maintain at least three active Mega Class yachts, and
submit dues for same annually. If they do not, their charter shall be suspended.
All local racing shall be conducted under the auspices of the Fleet. Schedules, rules
changes, provisions for measurement, sail limitations, crew limitations, etc. are the
responsibility of the Fleet.
ARTICLE 111 - ELIGIBLE YACHTS
A yacht is considered to be a member of the Mega Class only if she conforms to the
measurement rules and is owned by a Regular Member of the Association.
All Mega Class yachts must be built by C&C Yachts. or a builder approved by them, and
all sails for Mega Class yachts must be built by North Sails Inc. or a sailmaker approved
A number will be permanently moulded into each hull by the builder, and recorded by the
Executive Secretary, who will assign a class number to be carried on the main sail during
all sanctioned racing.