The Seminar will be hosted by 'Boating Finland' in cooperation with ISAF in Espoo, Finland. It will take place at the Boating Finland building, Westendinkatu 7, Espoo and will start at 16:00 (local time) on Friday 18 March. The Seminar will finish at 15:00 hrs on Sunday 20 March. A more detailed schedule will be sent after registration.
The seminar instructors will be Marinus Blickman (NED) and Charley Cook (USA) and they will be joined by Rob Lamb (GBR) who has developed the new seminar format.
Candidates who wish to attend should either have been appointed as a national Race Officer, have attended an ISAF Clinic or have proven experience of Race Managment at national level.
The cost of the Seminar is 160 Euros which includes the program, test and meals. Lodging is available at the Hanasaari Cultural Centre nearby and the total cost including bed and breakfast is 290Euros for single rooms and 260 Euros for double rooms.
The ISAF Race Official Seminar and Clinic programme aims to improve standards of officiating around the world by increasing the number of officials qualifying for ISAF International status. The programme depends on the co-operation of ISAF Member National Authorities (MNAs) who host the seminars. You can find details on the guidelines and procedures for hosting a seminar or clinic, together with application forms for MNAs wishing to host one on the ISAF Race Officials site at www.sailing.org/raceofficials.