The equipment list is:
|29er XX||International Moth|
|Byte CII||Laser SB3 (M)|
|Capricorn*||Musto Performance Skiff|
|Formula One Design||Sonar|
In addition submissions have been received for 'Sport boat', new ISAF Match Racing Design and Match Racing Equipment proposed by the 2012 Olympic Games organizer.
Council went on to approve the recommendation from the Events Committee on the voting procedure Council will use to decide the equipment in November 2008. Each event will be voted for individually, with a simple majority determining the equipment selected. If there is a tied vote, a 'run off' will be held between those two securing the highest number of votes. In the event of being unable to break a tie, the President will have the casting vote.
The ISAF Advertising Code (ISAF Regulation 20 - www.sailing.org/regulations) has been reviewed over the past year by a working party including representatives from Member National Authorities, classes, sailors and event organizers. Whilst the fundamental principles will remain, the aim of the review has been to reword the existing Code in a format that is easier to understand, ensure the appropriate balance of advertising 'space' for each party, review the default advertising for classes and improve and broaden the advertising opportunities.
To ensure extensive consultation, the proposed changes will soon be published on the ISAF website for feedback by 30 June 2008. The final proposals will be submitted to the 2008 ISAF Annual Conference, with the new Advertising Code scheduled for implementation from 1 January 2009, to coincide with the next Olympic quadrennial.
At their meeting on Monday, the Executive Committee established a Multihull Commission who will work directly with the Executive Committee. 'It is essential the multihull community is represented directly within ISAF and the Executive Committee looks forward to working together to support the future of multihull sailing at all levels,' commented the ISAF President.
In closing the 2008 ISAF Mid-Year Meeting, the ISAF expressed thanks to the Chinese Yachting Association, Qingdao Municipal Government, Sports Bureau of Qingdao and the Sailing Sub-Committee of Qingdao.
For more on the ISAF Mid-Year Meeting, including schedules, papers and the latest news, visit www.sailing.org/meetings.