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Board » Sailonline Yacht Club » 2016 SMPF SCHEME

Hi ALL ;)
I am here introducing you to one of the new topics of 2016 : The SMPF scheme.

SMPF stands for “ SYC Membership Pay Forward” , and will enable once a month a NON SYC member to become SYC member for a full year , courtesy of one active Club member or the Club itself.

It has happened once in 2015 : one SOLer , who is also SYC member ,and wanted to remain incognito had the idea to donate one SYC annual membership to the top finisher NON SYC member in the VanIsle race . The prize has been won by super famous SOLer “smo” , who not only was the first NON SYC member on the finish line , but also won that race.
The SOL Management Team has taken the successful idea on board for 2016.

The first SMPF race will be UP Helly AA , starting on January 26th , and the SYC membership will be sponsored by the Sailonline Marketing Department. The race and Sponsors program for the remaining 11 months of this year will be released as soon as possible.

The prize and prerequisites : one Race per month either chosen by the membership sponsor or in default by the SRC will be selected where the first yacht to finish, whose registered skipper has not been an SYC member for SIX months prior to the start of that race, will win an annual sponsored subscription to SYC from the date he completes that race.

In 2016 the scheme is only on trial basis , and therefore sponsorship is not open to all of you at this time, but , should any one active SYC member want to participate , even if he/she has not received the personal invitation letter that I have sent to very few , will be very welcome to the list of SMPF sponsors . For queries and declaration of interest please write to :

coord@sailonline.org

Depending on the amount of interest that will be generated within the SYC members community , the frequency of this race sponsorship might be reviewed.

Please stay tuned on this thread for more news on the scheme.

SOL Coordinator
I am now glad to announce that the initial feedback on this scheme has been very positive , to the extent that we had to raise the frequency of the sponsorship in 2016.

At this time we expect to have two sponsored races per month from April To November inclusive.

Hereunder you ill find the SMPF sponsored race calendar , published in advance and updated with each quarter.

JAN : Up Helly Aa starting on the 26th will be sponsored by the Sailonline Marketing Department.

FEB: IMPORTANT CHANGE NOTIFICATION:
As the Yates Cup starting on the 25th has been postponed till further notice , the February SMPF, still sponsored by The Sailonline Yacht Club, is now associated with the first race of the COGC , starting on Feb 27th.

MAR : Timed Race Elbetico's Fun Run starting on the 4th will be sponsored by Owner of S/Y Mouthansar.

APR ONE : Melbourne Osaka prelude , starting on Apr 3rd will be sponsored by owner of S/Y javakeda

APR TWO : Bay2Bay Leg 1 , starting on APR 30th will be sponsored by owner of S/Y Dingo

MAY ONE : Van Isle 360 , starting on MAY 2nd will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club

MAY TWO : Tanaga/Kanaga Sprint , starting on MAY 21st will be sponsored by owner of S/Y Sassy63

JUN ONE : Sail FiJi starting on JUN 3rd will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club

JUN TWO : SoCal 300 starting on JUN 4th will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club.

JUL ONE : Southampton to Uruguay starting on JUL 5th will be sponsored by owner of S/Y bonknhoot

JUL TWO : TS leg 1 Torbay to Lisbon starting on JUL 13th will be sponsored by owner of S/Y rafa

AUG ONE : Bazaruto PYOC Sprint starting on AUG 20th replaces the cancelled Draken KK race. The prize will still be sponsored by owner of S/Y Mouthansar

AUG TWO : Palermo Montecarlo starting on AUG 24th will be sponsored by owner of S/Y zero

SEP ONE : The Vineyard race starting on SEP 2nd will be sponsored by owneer of S/Y SCARABOCCHIO

SEP TWO : Beru to Bora Bora race starting on SEP 12th will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club

OCT ONE : RTWR Leg 2 Uruguay to Auckalnd starting On OCT 2nd will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club

OCT TWO : Valletta Sprint starting on OCT 9th will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club

NOV ONE : Finland Sweden Archipelago race starting on NOV 8th will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club

NOV TWO : Lake Superior race starting on NOV 18th will be sponsored by the Sailonline Yacht Club


--- Last Edited by WIN at 2016-09-25 17:47:11 ---
Hi All ;)

Here you will find the list of winners of the 2016 SMPF scheme , as soon as each one becomes official :

JANUARY 2016
Race : Up Helly Aa
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Marketing Department
WINNER : BodanRacer of Germany

FEBRUARY 2016
Race : COGC Race 1
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : rhoderunner of USA

MARCH 2016
Race : Elbetico Fun Run TIMED
SMPF Sponsor : owner of S/Y Mouthansar
WINNER : hari of Hungary

APRIL ONE 2016
Race : Melbourne to Osaka Prelude 2016
SMPF Sponsor : owner of S/Y javakeda
WINNER : jez of USA

APRIL TWO 2016
Race : Bay2Bay 2016 - Leg 1
SMPF Sponsor : owner of S/Y Dingo
WINNER : Jlink58 of USA

MAY ONE 2016
Race : Van Isle 360
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : Trampantojo of Spain

MAY TWO 2016
Race : Tanaga Kanaga PYOC Sprint 2016
SMPF Sponsor : owner of S/Y sassy63
WINNER : TouchSurface of Sweden

JUN ONE 2016
Race : ANZ Sail Fiji 2016
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : nut15 of G.Britain

JUN TWO 2016
Race : SoCal 300 2016
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : AcmeRacing of USA

JUL ONE 2016
Race : Southampton to Uruguay
SMPF Sponsor : Owner of S/Y bonknhoot
WINNER : Halibut68 of Canada

JUL TWO 2016
Race : Tall Ships Antwerp-Lisbon
SMPF Sponsor : Owner of S/Y rafa
WINNER : Patrick70119 of S.Africa

AUG ONE 2016
Race : Bazaruto PYOC Sprint
SMPF Sponsor : Owner of S/Y Mouthansar
WINNER : Franci of Italy

AUG TWO 2016
Race : Palermo - Montecarlo
SMPF Sponsor : Owner of S/Y zero
WINNER : greg420 of USA

SEP ONE 2016
Race : The Vineyard race 2016
SMPF Sponsor : Owner of S/Y SCARABOCCHIO
WINNER : Mrbill of Canada

SEP TWO 2016
Race : Beru to Bora Bora
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : JimKnopf of Germany

OCT ONE 2016
Race : RTWR 2016 Leg 2
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : midnightexpress of G.Britain

OCT TWO 2016
Race : Valletta Sprint
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : TENERIFE of Spain

NOV ONE 2016
Race : Finland Sweden Archipelago Raid
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : AXMARIA of Greece

NOV TWO 2016
Race : Lake Superior lights
SMPF Sponsor : Sailonline Yacht Club
WINNER : VANNA of Croatia

And ......This concludes the 2016 SMPF project. We consider it a success , and it will repeat in 2017 , with an initial plan of running the scheme once a month.

Stay tuned for the 2017 SMPF , specially if you want to sponsor one race !!

;)

--- Last Edited by WIN at 2016-11-22 12:33:09 ---

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