IFDS Equipment Evaluation For Future Paralympic Games
The International Association for Disabled Sailing (IFDS) has issued an open invitation to classes for consideration as the One-Person and Three-Person Keelboats the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competitions.
It is planned that the selected equipment will be announced at the 2008 IFDS Annual General Meeting. There will be two Evaluation Events, one in the Southern Hemisphere and one in the Northern Hemisphere. The Evaluation Event in the Southern Hemisphere will take place in Singapore during the last two weeks in March 2008. The venue and dates for the Evaluation Event in the Northern Hemisphere will be announced by IFDS in February 2008.
The following Equipment Evaluation Committee has been appointed:
John TWOMEY (IRL) - Chairman
Gustav FRESK (SWE)
Bruce KIRBY (USA)
Greg OMAY (AUS)
Click here to download a draft version of the IFDS Equipment Evaluation Event criteria and application form for the One-Person and Three-Person Keelboats for possible inclusion at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Sailing Competitions
The final document will be confirmed by 18 January 2008.
ISAF Disabled Sailing microsite - www.sailing.org/disabled