The ISAF Council, Events Committee and Executive Committee will be holding their Mid-Year Meetings in Stockholm, Sweden from 12-16 May 2005.
The newly formed Equipment Committee is made up of representatives from various areas of the sport and is chaired by Dick BATT (GBR), with Riccardo SIMONESCHI (ITA) acting as Vice-Chairman. In the Committee representing the Class Rules and Equipment Control Sub-Committees are Georg TALLBERG (FIN) and Jan DEJMO, respectively. Darren DUNKLEY-SMITH (AUS) is the ICC Representative and Britain's Alan GREEN, the Special Regulations Representative.
Also amongst the Committee Members present at the Meeting in Southampton, ISAF is proud to host Greek Olympic gold medallist, Sofia BEKATOROU and fellow competitor in Athens in the 470, Marta WEÖRES (HUN). Joining the Equipment Committee is ISAF Vice-President, George ANDREADIS (GRE).
There are several key points the Committee will be discussing during the Meeting:
From left to right - Israeli Committee Member, Ron BARAK,
· RRS 40.2 Quick Release Harness
· Youth Multihull
· Neil Pryde RSX
· Olympic Equipmnt
· Olympic Measurement
· Electronic Hull Measurement
· OCS and Tracking Equipment
· Kite Sailing and World Sailing Speed Record Council
· Review of ISAF Classes
· Aloha Windsurfing Class
· Class Rule Amendment System
· Class Rule Changes
· In House Certification
· Measurer's Training
The ISAF Annual Conference is taking place in Singapore from 4-12 November 2005.