The International Sailing Federation receives Report Forms from officials appointed to the 33rd America's Cup Match
The Regatta Report Forms were received from ISAF appointed Principal Race Officer Harold Bennett and the Chairman of the International Jury David Tillett. They will be sent to the Race Officials Committee, who will review the contents and make recommendations if deemed necessary.
The purpose of the report system is to assess the appointed officials, and to learn from incidents or exceptional situations that happened during an event. Several changes to The Racing Rules of Sailing and changes in the ISAF Race Official Manuals have been made as a result of situations described in Regatta Report Forms.
The 33rd America’s Cup Match, sailed last month off the coast of Valencia between team Alinghi and BMW Oracle Racing. Team BMW Oracle Racing won the Match 2-0. ISAF appointed the Race Officials team to ensure fair play on the water.
ISAF thanked Principal Race Officer Harold Bennett for carrying out his duties under very difficult conditions, and supported all his decisions. Likewise the Jury under the chairmanship of David Tillett and the Umpire team led by Bill Edgerton.
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