Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
20 Dec 14
Jim Gale, RSHYR media
The IMO is the specialised agency of the United Nations devoted to maritime affairs where its main interests can be summed up in the phrase "Safer Shipping and Cleaner Oceans".
ISAF is particularly involved in the work of the following:
For more information about IMO visit the website at www.imo.org
ISO is a non-governmental organization that represents a network of national standards institutes from over 140 different countries, working in partnership with organisations, governments, industries, and business around the globe.
Each of the member bodies has a right to be represented on a committee that it has an interest in, where international organizations, both governmental and non-governmental, may also take part in the work of the ISO
ISAF has a keen interest in much of the ISO's work but in particular that of the Technical Committee - TC/188 which is responsible for standards involving Small Craft. This area of work is very often forgotten and it is surprising to look at the depth of the subjects that the Small Craft Committee has been involved in. Items range from dealing with seacocks and hull fittings to owners manuals and steering systems.
For more information about ISO visit the website at http://www.iso.org