The ISAF Council is the final decision making body of ISAF and comprises the ISAF President and Vice-Presidents, 28 members appointed by the MNAs, the Chairman of the ISAF Oceanic and Offshore Committee, a member appointed by the ISAF Classes Committee a women's representative and a representative from the Athletes' Commission. The Treasurer is also a member but does not have a vote unless he is a member in some other capacity, such as Vice-President. The Presidents of Honour are also non-voting members of the ISAF Council.
The 28 members above are appointed by Groups of Full Members as set out in Schedule A of the Constitution and may be nominated by any of the MNAs in that Group.
Nominations to the ISAF Council are covered in Articles 37.1 to 40 of the ISAF Constitution www.sailing.org/constitution
The current members of Council are appointed until the ISAF General Assembly November 2016