Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics – Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics program in Acapulco. Seven races were scheduled. 62 sailors, on 30 boats, from 30 nations competed.[1]

Flying Dutchman
at the Games of the XIX Olympiad
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Olympics 1968 Configuration
VenueAcapulco
Dates14–21 October
Competitors62 from 30 nations
Teams30
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Rodney Pattisson
Iain MacDonald-Smith
 Great Britain
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Ulli Libor
Peter Naumann
 West Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Reinaldo Conrad
Burkhard Cordes
 Brazil
← 1964
1972 →

ResultsEdit

 
Rank
Helmsman (Country) Crew Sail No. Race I Race II Race III Race IV Race V Race VI Race VII Total
Points
[2]
Total
-1
[3]
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
    Rodney Pattisson   (GBR) Iain MacDonald-Smith   K DSQ 38 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 3 41 3
    Ulli Libor   (FRG) Peter Naumann   G 1 0 3 5.7 2 3 2 3 13 19 21 27 7 13 70.7 43.7
    Reinaldo Conrad   (BRA) Burkhard Cordes   BL 14 20 7 13 4 8 3 5.7 3 5.7 10 16 1 0 68.4 48.4
4   Carl Ryves   (AUS) James Sargeant   KA 3 5.7 5 10 3 5.7 20 26 8 14 4 8 3 5.7 75.1 49.1
5   Bjørn Lofterød   (NOR) Odd Roar Lofterød   N 2 3 2 3 7 13 6 11.7 6 11.7 DNF 36 5 10 88.4 52.4
6   Bertrand Cheret   (FRA) Bruno Trouble   F 5 10 4 8 20 26 9 15 4 8 2 3 18 24 94 68
7   Roger Green   (CAN) Stewart Green   KC 9 15 16 22 5 10 5 10 2 3 18 24 13 19 103 79
8   Geoffrey Smale   (NZL) Ralph Roberts   KZ DSQ 38 8 14 9 15 12 18 9 15 8 14 4 8 122 84
9   Peter Kolni   (SWE) Jörgen Kolni, Pelle Petterson   S 12 18 DNF 36 8 14 14 20 5 10 14 20 8 14 132 96
10   Bob James   (USA) David James   US DNF 36 9 15 14 20 18 24 15 21 3 5.7 6 11.7 133.4 97.4
11   Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba Larios   (ESP) Félix Gancedo   E 10 16 14 20 6 11.7 10 16 10 16 20 26 16 22 127.7 101.7
12   Hans-Jürgen Cochius   (GDR) Werner Christoph   GO 13 19 10 16 16 22 13 19 19 25 6 11.7 10 16 128.7 103.7
13   Antun Grego   (YUG) Simo Nikolic   Y 19 25 17 23 13 19 4 8 17 23 7 13 14 20 131 106
14   Neil Pryde   (HKG) Peter Gamble   KH 11 17 13 19 15 21 8 14 21 27 16 22 9 15 135 108
15   Lev Rvalov   (URS) Victor Pilchin   SR 4 8 6 11.7 12 18 23 29 18 24 23 29 12 18 137.7 108.7
16   Hans Fogh   (DEN) Niels Jensen, Poul Richard Høj Jensen   D 6 11.7 12 18 DSQ 38 7 13 12 18 11 17 DNF 36 151.7 113.7
17   Karl Geiger   (AUT) Werner Fischer   OE 18 24 15 21 10 16 16 22 16 22 12 18 11 17 140 116
18   Ben Verhagen   (NED) Nick de Jong   H 16 22 11 17 18 24 17 23 14 20 5 10 21 27 143 116
19   Carlo Massone   (ITA) Emanuele Ottonello   I 15 21 19 25 17 23 24 30 7 13 9 15 17 23 150 120
20   Lorenzo Villaseñor   (MEX) Guillermo García   MX 7 13 22 28 11 17 22 28 11 17 15 21 19 25 149 121
21   Pál Gömöry   (HUN) Szabolcs Izsák   M 8 14 DNF 36 21 27 11 17 23 29 25 31 22 28 182 146
22   George Andreadis   (GRE) Stavros Psarrakis   GR 21 27 21 27 19 25 19 25 20 26 DNF 36 15 21 187 151
23   Christian Maes   (BEL) Joël Roland   B 22 28 DNS 36 25 31 15 21 22 28 13 19 25 31 194 158
24   Andrzej Iwiński   (POL) Ludwik Raczyński   PZ 20 26 18 24 24 30 25 31 25 31 17 23 26 32 197 165
25   Rudy Thompson   (ISV) John Hamber   VI 17 23 23 29 22 28 27 33 26 32 24 30 24 30 205 172
26   William Plant   (JAM) Michael Anthony Nunes   KJ DNF 36 DNF 36 23 29 21 27 24 30 22 28 20 26 212 176
27   Orlando Rodrigues   (POR) Adriano da Silva   P 24 30 24 30 26 32 26 32 DNF 36 19 25 23 29 214 178
28   Juan R. Torruella   (PUR) Radamés Torruella   PR 23 29 20 26 27 33 28 34 27 33 26 32 27 33 220 186
29   John Gunawan   (INA) Tan Tjong Sian   RI 26 32 25 31 28 34 29 35 28 34 28 34 28 34 234 199
30   Mario Aguilar   (ESA) Manuel Escobar   SL 25 31 DNF 36 DNF 36 DNS 36 29 35 27 33 29 35 242 206

DNF = Did Not Finish, DNS= Did Not Start, DSQ = Disqualified
  = Male,   = Female

Daily standingsEdit

 
Graph showing the daily standings in the Flying Dutchman during the 1968 Summer Olympics

Conditions at AcapulcoEdit

Of the total of three race areas were needed during the Olympics in Acapulco. Each of the classes was new Olympic scoring system.

Date Race Weather Temperature
(Celsius)
Wind direction
(deg)
Wind speed
(kn)
Sea Current
(kn-deg)
14 October 1968 I Fair 34 305 15 Calm 0.5–120
15 October 1968 II Fair 30 280 17 Calm 0.75–175
16 October 1968 III Fair 34 265 11 Calm 0.75–135
17 October 1968 IV Fair 29.5 200 6 Calm 0.5–115
19 October 1968 V Normal 29.8 160 12 Calm 0.6–60
20 October 1968 VI Fair 30 240 8 Calm 0.7–340
21 October 1968 VII Cloudy 28.5 280 13 Choppy 0.6-135

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Sailing at the 1968 Summer Olympics: Two Person Heavyweight Dinghy (Flying Dutchman), Open". Olympedia. Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  2. ^ The 1968 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ Total after applying discard.

ReferencesEdit