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Race Management Sub-committee

Thomas Duggan (USA)
Chairman

John Parrish (AUS)
Vice-Chairman

Hakan Andersen (SWE)

Tatiana Ermakova (RUS)
Bojan Gale (SLO) Con Murphy (IRL)
Marina Psichogiou (GRE) Chun Qu (CHN)
Adrian Stoggall (GBR)

Terms of Reference

6.10.10.3 The Race Management Sub-committee shall:

(a) administer the International Race Officers' programme;

(b) recommend to the Race Officials Committee the appointment of International Race Officers in accordance with these Regulations;

(c) disseminate information to and communicate with International Race Officers and Member National Authorities;

(d) be responsible for the instruction and evaluation of International Race Officers and candidates to become an International Race Officer, which shall include:
(i) the development and conduct of seminars to train and qualify International Race Officers and candidates to become International Race Officers; and
(ii) the formulation of the examinations which applicants must pass to qualify as International Race Officers and, if required, the establishment of the criteria for a performance assessment and its administration;

(e) assist Member National Authorities in training and in developing national Race Officers programmes;

(f) recommend policies regarding the conduct of International Race Officers; (g) administer programmes to promote uniform application and consistent interpretation of the Racing Rules and other World Sailing documents by International Race Officers;

(h) propose rule changes and submit interpretations of the Racing Rules to the Racing Rules Committee, the Race Officials Committee and other appropriate bodies;

(i) recommend to the Racing Rules Committee standards for the Notice of Race Guide, and the Sailing Instructions Guide to achieve a high and uniform standard;

(j) update International Race Officers Sub-committee documents, such as the Umpiring and Match Racing Manual, Performance Assessment forms and the International Race Officer application form;

(k) develop and administer a procedure for the grouping and classification of International Race Officers according to their abilities and to place them in groups based on agreed criteria;

(l) work towards standardization and improvement of sailing instructions;

(m) consider and propose race management policies for the Olympic Sailing Competition and World Sailing Events;

(n) address questions from International Race Officers;

(o) deal with such matters as any World Sailing committee may request.

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