89 ORGANIZING AUTHORITY; NOTICE OF RACE; APPOINTMENT OF RACE OFFICIALS

89.1 Organizing Authority
Races shall be organized by an organizing authority, which shall be
(a) the ISAF;
(b) a member national authority of the ISAF;
(c) an affiliated club;
(d) an affiliated organization other than a club and, if so prescribed by the national authority, with the approval of the national authority or in conjunction with an affiliated club;
(e) an unaffiliated class association, either with the approval of the national authority or in conjunction with an affiliated club;
(f) two or more of the above organizations;
(g) an unaffiliated body in conjunction with an affiliated club where the body is owned and controlled by the club. The national authority of the club may prescribe that its approval is required for such an event; or
(h) if approved by the ISAF and the national authority of the club, an unaffiliated body in conjunction with an affiliated club where the body is not owned and controlled by the club.
In rule 89.1, an organization is affiliated if it is affiliated to the national authority of the venue; otherwise the organization is unaffiliated. However, if boats will pass through the waters of more than one national authority while racing, an organization is affiliated if it is affiliated to the national authority of one of the ports of call .

89.2 Notice of Race; Appointment of Race Officials
(a) The organizing authority shall publish a notice of race that con-forms to rule J1. The notice of race may be changed provided adequate notice is given.
(b) The organizing authority shall appoint a race committee and, when appropriate, appoint a protest committee and umpires. However, the race committee, an international jury and umpires may be appointed by the ISAF as provided in the ISAF regulations.