The Centenary year celebrations started in style, with two spectacular events during the weekend.
On the Friday evening, San Pellegrino hosted the dinner to present the ISAF Beppe Croce Trophy, this year presented to IOC President Jacques Rogge. The venue in Bercy, a stunning replica 18th Century Venetian ballroom, saw many distinguished guests in attendance, including from the IOC Ser Miang Ng, Fernando Lima Bello, Henri Sarandour and Peter Tallberg, also a previous ISAF President. IOC Honorary member, His Majesty King Constantine was also in attendance with Queen Anne- Marie.
On Saturday night, delegates were treated to a stunning evening, with dinner on a riverboat on the Seine, courtesy of FFV and Rolex France. During the evening, His Majesty, King Constantine was presented with a Rolex, in recognition of his outstanding commitment to sailing through the years.
ISAF would like to thank all the sponsors for the Mid-Year meeting as mentioned above, but also to Schenker Global Sports Events for their valuable services to the ISAF Secretariat.