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Con Murphy appointed as ISAF International Race Officer

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailcon_murphyAt the ISAF Annual Conference in Busan, Korea this week (http://www.sailing.org/30268.php), National YC sailor and past Commodore Con Murphy has been appointed an ISAF International Race Officer (IRO). ISAF Race Officials Committee makes the decision on renewals and first appointments of international officials each year during the ISAF Annual Conference. All the candidates for status must fulfill mandatory criteria and meet the high level of standard of competence in their discipline as well as being nominated by their national sailing authority. Con has been the race officer for numerous events hosted by the National over the past 20 years such as the Club’s annual regatta and many championships including the highly successful 2008 SB3 Worlds. He is also a very active racing sailor in the Laser SB3 and Water Wag classes as well as currently being the Club’s Honorary Sailing Secretary. The National YC congratulate Con on his appointment and wish him every success as an IRO in the future.