ISAFs Race Management Seminars and Clinics are intended to improve the standard of regional / group race management and to assist people who wish to become an International Race Officer. Both are hosted by Member National Authorities.
International Race Management Seminar
An ISAF RM Seminar must include a minimum of three days instruction plus time for the candidates to take the written test. The seminar must be given in the English language. Candidates should have either been appointed as a national race officer, have attended an ISAF RM Clinic or have proven experience of race management at national level.
ISAF Race Management Clinics
An ISAF RM Clinic must include a minimum of two days instruction. A written test may be set at the discretion of the host MNA but does not meet the criteria for application for IRO status. Candidates should have some experience of Race Management. The clinicsare based on the ISAF Race Managment Manual and the Racing Rules of Sailing. The ISAF Race Management Clinic package is available for use by MNAs at a national level in the following languages: Bulgarian, French, Hungarian, German, Greek, Mandarin and Spanish. Please contact the ISAF Secretariat for more information.
IRO Seminar Instructors* for 2013
| Marinus Blickman (NED)
|| Tomasz Chamera (POL)
|| Christophe Gaumont (FRA)
| Rob Lamb (GBR)
|| Ricardo Navarro (BRA)
|| John Parrish (NZL)
| Nino Shmueli (ISR)
|| Kevin Wilson (AUS)
IRO Clinic Instructors for 2013
| Ion Echave (ESP)
|| Luis Ormaechae (ESP)
|| Helmut Jakobowitz (AUT)
| Ilker Bayindir (TUR)
|| Qu Chun (CHN)
* Seminar Instructors are also Clinic Instructors