As a result of an infringement of Racing Rule of Sailing 69 - Gross Misconduct, the ISAF Eligibility of four sailors has been suspended with immediate effect.
The following four sailors are suspended from competition as detailed in Regulation 19.3, until the dates specified:
Juan Majdalani (ARG) - until 5 May 2008
Daniel Luza (ARG) - until 5 May 2005
Ignacio Luza (ARG) - until 5 May 2005
Juan Dato Montero (ARG) - until 5 May 2005
The above sailors are not permitted to participate in the events as detailed in the ISAF Eligibility Code, Regulation 19.3:
19.3. ISAF Eligibility is required for the following events:
(a) the sailing regatta of the Olympic Games;
(b) the sailing regattas of Regional Games recognized by the International Olympic Committee;
(c) events including "ISAF" in their titles;
(d) world and continental championships of ISAF classes and world championships of the IMS, Major Events and other events approved by ISAF as a World Championship;
(e) any event at which the Organizing Authority, Member National Authority or ISAF has appointed an International Jury or International Umpires, International Race Officers, International Measurers or ISAF Technical Delegates to serve in their capacity for which they hold a Certificate of Appointment issued by ISAF;
(f) any event approved by a Member National Authority of the ISAF as an Olympic qualifying event; and
(g) any event designated by a Member National Authority within its jurisdiction as requiring ISAF eligibility.
19.3.1 With the approval of the relevant Member National Authority, an Organizing Authority may also require ISAF eligibility for an event when so stated in the notice of race and sailing instructions.