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14 Sep 2023

DAVE HUGHES ONBOARD JAMIE HILTON’S SCOUNDREL WINS 2023 OPEN SIX METRE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP


With zero wind forecast for the scheduled final day of racing at the Six Metre World Championship 2023 in Cowes, the Royal Yacht Squadron’s Race Committee elected to run all three remaining races, races six to eight, on the penultimate day of the competition.

After a long, hot, and incredibly intense light airs three race day, Jamie Hilton’s Scoundrel, sailing for the New York Yacht Club and crewed by Mike Marshall, Dave Hughes, Allan Terhune Jr and Addison Caproni, was declared 2023 Open Six Metre World Champion with a race to spare.

Final Results Open Division

1st Scoundrel, USA123, Jamie Hilton – 1, 3, 7, 3, 2, 2, 2, (19/RTD) = 20
2nd Stella, GBR112, Violeta Alvarez – 5, 2, 1, 4, 6, 3, 6, (6) = 27
3rd Momo, SUI143, Dieter Schoen – (9), 5, 8, 2, 1, 1, 4, 7 = 28
4th Junior, SUI77, Philippe Durr and Rainer Muller – 6, 9, 4, 1,11, 4, 1, 9 = 34
5th GinkgoToo, SUI140, Jan Eckert – (14), 1, 6 12, 3, 5, 7, 2 = 36

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