Sailing at the 1908 Summer Olympics – 6 Metre

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6 Metre
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
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Venue Ryde
Dates July 27 – 29
Competitors 15 from 4 nations
Teams 5
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
  1912»
Sailing at the
 1908 Summer Olympics 
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6 Metre Open
7 Metre Open
8 Metre Open
12 Metre Open
15 Metre Open (No entries)

The 6 Metre was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1908 Summer Olympics program in Ryde. Three races were scheduled. 15 sailors, on 5 boats, from 4 nation competed.

Results[edit]

The 1908 Olympic scoring system was used.

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Rank
Helmsman (Country) Medal Crew Medal Yachtname Race I Race II Race III 1's 2's 3's 4's 5's
1  Gilbert Laws Mars symbol.svg (GBR) Gold medal icon blank.svg Thomas McMeekin Mars symbol.svg
Charles Crichton Mars symbol.svg
Silver medal icon blank.svg Dormy 1
3:52:14
1
4:17:23
3
+05:57
2 0 1 0 0
2  Léon Huybrechts Mars symbol.svg (BEL) Silver medal icon blank.svg Louis Huybrechts Mars symbol.svg
Henri Weewauters Mars symbol.svg
Bronze medal icon blank.svg Zut 3
+04:06
4
+01:54
1
4:13:56
1 0 1 1 0
3  Henri Arthus Mars symbol.svg (FRA) Bronze medal icon blank.svg Louis Potheau Mars symbol.svg
Pierre Rabot Mars symbol.svg
Diploma Guyoni 4
+11:07
2
+00:32
2
+01:40
0 2 0 1 0
4  Johan Leuchars Mars symbol.svg (GBR) William Leuchars Mars symbol.svg
Frank Smith Mars symbol.svg
Sibindi 2
+01:52
3
+00:56
4
+06:11
0 1 1 1 0
5  Karl-Einar Sjögren Mars symbol.svg (SWE) Birger Gustafsson Mars symbol.svg
Jonas Jonsson Mars symbol.svg
Freja 5
+31:46
5
+19:25
5
+46:15
0 0 0 0 3

Mars symbol.svg = Male, Venus symbol.svg = Female

Extra awards[edit]

Course[edit]

Each day the following course was used:

  • Start at Ryde Pier
  • Mother Bank Buoy (starboard)
  • East Measured Mile Buoy (starboard)
  • East Sturbridge Buoy (starboard)
  • Ryde Pier (starboard)

Two rounds for a total of 13 nm.

Notes[edit]

References[edit]