John Craig leaves ISAF Secretariat post

Published on September 1st, 2015

(September 1, 2015) – The International Sailing Federation’s (ISAF) Head of Sailing World Cup, John Craig, has moved on from sailing’s governing body to pursue other challenges within sailing.

Craig oversaw the development of the ISAF Sailing World Cup series and played a pivotal role in the formation of the ISAF Sailing World Cup Final. The inaugural event in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates took place in November 2014. Through the 2015 World Cup series that touched down in Australia, USA, France, Great Britain and China in a matter of days, sailors are now preparing for the next edition of the World Cup final, one of the showpiece events in Olympic sailing, at the end of October.

A world renowned International Race Official, Craig was the Principal Race Officer for the 34th America’s Cup that took place in San Francisco, USA.

Craig will be continuing his work with the new Red Bull Foiling Generation series, an innovative series of events that sees promising sailors showcase their talent on the worldwide stage in Flying Phantoms.

ISAF wishes John Craig well in his future endeavours.

Report by ISAF

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