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Tomasz Chamera (POL) - Chairman Nino Shmueli (ISR) - Vice-Chairman
No ALT tag specified No ALT tag specified Christophe GAUMONT (FRA)
Tom Duggan (USA) Tatiana Ermakova (RUS) Christophe Gaumont (FRA)
Rafael GONZÁLEZ (ESP) - Vice Chairman Han Peter HYLANDER (SWE) Helmut JAKOBOWITZ (AUT)
Rafael Gonzalez (ESP) Han Peter Hylander (SWE) Helmut Jakobowitz (AUT)
Thomas JORGENSEN (DEN) No ALT tag specified No ALT tag specified
Thomas Jorgensen (DEN) Robert Leclercq (BEL) Con Murphy (IRL)
No ALT tag specified Athanasios PAPANTONIOU (GRE) John PARRISH (NZL)
Ricardo Navarro (BRA) Athanasios Papantoniou (GRE) John Parrish (NZL)
No ALT tag specified Adrian STOGGALL (GBR)
Qu Chun (CHN) Adrian Stoggall (GBR)

Terms of Reference The Race Management Sub-committee shall:

(a) administer the International Race Officers Programme;

(b) recommend to the Race Officials Committee the appointment of International Race Officers in accordance with these regulations;

(c) disseminate information to and communicate with International Race Officers and Member National Authorities;

(d) be responsible for the instruction and evaluation of International Race Officers and candidates to become an International Race Officer, which shall include:

(i) the development and conduct of seminars to train and qualify International Race Officers and candidates to become International Race Officers; and
(ii) the formulation of the examinations which applicants must pass to qualify as International Race Officers and, if required, the establishment of the criteria for a performance assessment and its administration;

(e) assist Member National Authorities in training and in developing national Race Officers programmes;

(f) recommend policies regarding the conduct of International Race Officers;

(g) administer programmes to promote uniform application and consistent interpretation of the Racing Rules and other ISAF documents by International Race Officers;

(h) propose rule changes and submit interpretations of the Racing Rules to the Racing Rules Committee, the Race Officials Committee and other appropriate bodies;

(i) recommend to the Racing Rules Committee standards for the Notice of Race Guide, and the Sailing Instructions Guide to achieve a high and uniform standard;

(j) update International Race Officers Sub-committee documents, such as the Umpiring and Match Racing Manual, Performance Assessment forms and the International Race Officer application form;

(k) develop and administer a procedure for the grouping and classification of International Race Officers according to their abilities and to place them in groups based on agreed criteria;

(l) work towards standardization and improvement of sailing instructions;

(m) consider and propose race management policies for the Olympic Sailing Competition and ISAF Events;

(n) address questions from International Race Officers;

(o) deal with such matters as any ISAF Committee may request.

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