Sailing at the 1908 Summer Olympics – 8 Metre

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8 Metre
at the Games of the IV Olympiad
Cobweb at the 1908 Olympics.png
Gold medalist Cobweb
Venue Ryde
Dates July 27 – 29
Competitors 25 from 3 nations
Teams 5
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
  1912»
Sailing at the
 1908 Summer Olympics 
Sailing pictogram.svg
6 Metre Open
7 Metre Open
8 Metre Open
12 Metre Open
15 Metre Open (No entries)

The 8 Metre was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1908 Summer Olympics program in Ryde. Three races were scheduled. 26 sailors, on 5 boats, from 3 nation competed.

Results[edit]

The 1908 Olympic scoring system was used.

8 Metre insigna.png
Rank
Helmsman (Country) Medal Crew Medal Yachtname Race I Race II Race III 1's 2's 3's 4's 5's
1  Blair Cochrane Mars symbol.svg (GBR) Gold medal icon blank.svg Charles Campbell Mars symbol.svg
John Rhodes Mars symbol.svg
Henry Sutton Mars symbol.svg
Arthur Wood Mars symbol.svg
Silver medal icon blank.svg Cobweb 1
3:52:14
1
4:35:56
4
+05:15
2 0 0 1 0
2  Carl Hellström Mars symbol.svg (SWE) Silver medal icon blank.svg Eric Sandberg Mars symbol.svg
Edmund Thormählen Mars symbol.svg
Erik Wallerius Mars symbol.svg
Harald Wallin Mars symbol.svg
Bronze medal icon blank.svg Vinga 5
+55:56
4
+40:25
1
4:52:31
1 0 0 1 1
3  Philip Hunloke Mars symbol.svg (GBR) Bronze medal icon blank.svg Alfred Hughes Mars symbol.svg
Frederick Hughes Mars symbol.svg
George Ratsey Mars symbol.svg
William Ward Mars symbol.svg
Extra: The Duchess of Westminster Venus symbol.svg
Diploma Sorais 2
+00:31
3
+03:19
2
+03:58
0 2 1 0 0
4  Johan Anker Mars symbol.svg (NOR) Eilert Falch-Lund Mars symbol.svg
Einar Hvoslef Mars symbol.svg
Magnus Konow Mars symbol.svg
Hagbart Steffens Mars symbol.svg
Fram 3
+05:471
2
+03:17
3
+04:39
0 1 2 0 0
5  John Carlsson Mars symbol.svg (SWE) Edvin Hagberg Mars symbol.svg
Karl Ljungberg Mars symbol.svg
Hjalmar Lönnroth Mars symbol.svg
August Olsson Mars symbol.svg
Saga 4
+44:28
DNF 5
+08:14
0 0 0 1 1

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

Extra awards[edit]

Course[edit]

Each day the following course was used:

  • Start at Ryde Pier
  • No. 3 Fairway Buoy
  • West Measured Mile
  • The Boyne Buoy off Portsmouth Spit
  • Ryde Pier

Two rounds for a total of 16 nm.

Notes[edit]

References[edit]