IC347 - ISAF Sailing World Cup Events Now Require Country Flags on Sails

Please Note: This information applies only to Laser Standard and Laser Radial sailors intending to take part in any upcoming ISAF Sailing World Cup event or the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships. Please circulate this notice to your sailors and coaches who may be attending these events.   
 
ISAF Announces Country Flag Requirement for Olympic Classes in the ISAF Sailing World Cup Regattas
 
Sailors in the Laser Standard and Laser Radial divisions at all upcoming ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas will be required to display a country flag decal on each side of their sails.

dThis requirement applies to the 2013 Trofeo Princess Sophia in Palma, Spain and to all future ISAF World Cup events.
 
At the present time, the ISAF has selected Grapefruit Graphics as the only ISAF approved supplier for the Laser, Laser Radial, 470 and Finn classes. Flags must be purchased from this supplier until additional suppliers are certified.
 
Prices, order details and contact information for Grapefruit Graphics can be found here:  http://origin.sailing.org/tools/documents/CountryFlagOrderForm-%5B14408%...  
 
Order before 15 March
The ILCA understands that flags purchased before 15 March can be delivered to the Race Office of the Trofeo Princess Sophia regatta.
 
Please encourage your sailors to place their orders before this date to assure timely shipping. Flags purchased after this date may incur additional shipping charges.
 
Questions about ordering decals should be directed to Grapefruit Graphics:
Email:sales@grapefruitgraphics.co.uk
Phone: + 44 (0)1489 570055
Website: http://grapefruitgraphics.co.uk/
Specifications on the placement of the country flag decals can be found here:  http://origin.sailing.org/tools/documents/NationFlagSpecifications-%5B14...  
 
For further information about the ISAF Sailing World Cup regattas, visit the ISAF website at:  http://origin.sailing.org/worldcup/home.php  
 
Best Regards,
Eric Faust
General Manager
International Laser Class Association