The purpose of the Offshore council is to promote, encourage and coordinate offshore racing in G.Y. A. member clubs, to assist member clubs through the formulation of uniform tenets and conditions by which offshore events shall be organized, conducted and judged, to sanction events conducted pursuant thereto, and to foster interclub competition through such events as the Challenge Cup Series and G.O.R.C.
Each Commodore of a G.Y.A. member club shall annually name and designate a single member of his respective club to perform as delegate to the Offshore Council, and said Commodore shall notify the chairman of the Executive Committee of such appointment.
The Offshore Council shall consist of the delegates, of the G.Y.A. member clubs, so named and designated by the Commodore of each respective club.