About IBRA

International Blokart Racing Association

The IBRA Committee’s function is to provide blokart competitors with a fair playing field around the world when racing. This is to be done via a set of rules known as the IBRA Rules which will be communicated to its associate members.

Member Associations

Any inquiries about the sport of blokart sailing should be made to relevant association.

IBRA has the following member associations as of April 2021:

AssociationActive MembershipIBRA Votes
Australian Blokart Association (ABA) 1862
European Blokart Association (EBA)<2502
North American Blokart Sailing Association (NABSA)<1001
New Zealand Blokart Association Inc (NZBAI)2703

Voting rights are proportional to membership as per the IBRA Agreement Revision 2 (PDF). Blokart International as manufacturer is also entitled to a voting representative.

The IBRA Committee

The current IBRA committee for 2021 / 22  is:

RepresentativeAssociationRole
Barry ColeNZBAIPresident
Mick RalphEBASecretary
Ross ChisholmABA
Torsten WulifABA
Jim NordhausNABSA
Nico BoelEBA
Paul BeckettBlokart International LtdManufacturer
Ian TimperleyNZBAI

Please contact one of these representatives via your association if you have any questions regarding the IBRA.

The IBRA Agreement

The founding associations of IBRA, being;
Australian Blokart Association (ABA)
European Blokart Association (EBA)
North American Blokart Sailing Association (NABSA), and
New Zealand Blokart Association Inc (NZBAI)

have all signed to the IBRA agreement which covers the IBRA’s mandated role in our sport. You can download a copy of the agreement below:

IBRA Agreement Revision 2 (PDF)