The World Sailing team is composed of four elements: the Technical Delegates, the World Sailing Race Management Team, the World Sailing International Jury and the World Sailing Equipment Inspection Team.
The 2016 team will represent a large number of nations and includes the following experts:
- Equipment inspectors - ensuring all equipment is within the rules of the class and the competition
- International Judges - making decisions on rules questions and applying penalties when necessary
- International Race Officers - ensuring all races are run fairly and within the rules of the competition
- International Umpires - making on the water penalty decisions