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Chris Atkins (GBR)
06 July1956

Roles and Responsibilities

Isle of Man Companies
Office and Administration
ISAF Sailing World Championship
ISAF Sailing World Cup

Committees /Commissions
Athletes' Commission
Events Committee
Olympic Classes Sub-committee
Race Officials Committee
International Judges Sub-Committee
Race Management Sub-committee
Sail Rankings Sub-committee
North - East Europe and Low Countries:
Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine
Regional Federations
European Sailing Federation (EUROSAF)

Sailing Career

Dinghy classes owned and raced: Cadet; Firefly; National 12; Laser; 470
UK National Champion, National 12 Class
Team Racing Sailor, Coach and Umpire
UK National Team Racing Champion
Coach, Team Racing World Champions 1995

Sailing Administration

RYA Council Member, 2004-current
RYA Racing Committee, Chairman 2003-2008, Member 1996-current
RYA Racing Rules Committee, Member 1990-2003
Cambridge University Sailing Club, President 1985-1995
National 12 Class Association, Chairman 1988-1990, committee member 1984-1992

Roles Within ISAF Prior to Appointment as Vice-President 2012

ISAF Council, Representative of Group A, 2005-current
Events Committee, Chairman 2009-current, Member 1999-current
Team Racing Committee, Chairman, 2005-2008, Vice-Chairman 2001-2004
World Youth Sailing Trust, Member, 2004-current
Olympic Commission, Member, 2009-2010
International Umpire, 2001-current
International Judge, 2010-current
Chief Umpire, ISAF Team Racing World Championship 2003 & 2005

Other Information

Lead Coach, Volvo Ocean Race Youth Academy, 2011-2012
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