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W Scott Perry (URU)

Name: Winthrop Scott Perry
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 15 November 1947
Nationality: Uruguay
Residence: Uruguay
First Language: Spanish
Other Languages: English (fluent), Portuguese (semi-fluent, read, conversational Portunol)

Roles within World Sailing

Committees / Commissions
Constitution Committee, Para World Sailing Committee

Council Group
Group Q - Africa

Regional Federations
ASCON, PAN AM

Other
International Paralympic Committee, Legal Affairs, Para World Sailing

Sailing Career

J24 - 1999 World Championship, Genoa, ITALY
IMS - 1997 and 1999 Copa del Rey, Mallorca,. SPAIN
Mumm 30 - 2000 Key West Week, Florida, USA
Soling - 2007 World Championships, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Presently own and race a classic 1947 50 foot wooden sloop in the Mediterranean Panerai circuit.

Sailing Administration

Pan American Sailing Federation:
2007 - 2015 President (2011 - 2015) Uruguay's representative 2007 - 2011
South American Sailing Confederation:
2007 - 2011 Uruguay's representative

Roles Within World Sailing before becoming Vice-President

ISAF/World Sailing:
2012 - 2016 Executive Committee -Vice President responsible for: Governance, Finance, Para Sailing, Regional Games and administration
1998 -2016 Regional Games Committee (Chairman 2008-2012)
2008 - 2016 Constitution Committee
2012 - 2016 Audit Committee
2014 - 2016 Para World Sailing Committee
2012 - 2016 Technical Delegate for sailing at the Rio Olympics
2008 - 2011 Olympic Commission 2014
Put in charge of Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain 3 months before event.
2015 Put in charge of Para Sailing after the IPC romoved sailing from 2020 Tokyo Paralympics

Other Information

Married for 44 years to Christine Fox; 2 daughters and 2 grandchildren
United Kingdom - RYA / DOT Yachtmaster Offshore (Certificate no. 20164)
Member of the European Brotherhood of Sailors (Cofradia Europea de Vela)
Member of yacht clubs in Uruguay, Argentina and Spain.
Lived in 7 countries (Argentina, Chile, Great Britain, Saudi Arabia, Spain, USA and Uruguay)
Owned businesses in 8 countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Great Britain, Peru, Spain, USA and Uruguay)
Director of many companies including 2 banks and a New York Stock Exchange quoted company.
Other sports: golf and cycling.

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