Sailing at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Flying Dutchman

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Flying Dutchman[1]
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
FD Configuration 1960 - 1992.svg
Line drawing of the Flying Dutchman
Venue Kiel-Schilksee (Olympiazentrum)
Dates First race: August 29, 1972 (1972-08-29)
Last race: September 8, 1972 (1972-09-08)
Competitors 58 from 29 nations
Teams 29
Medalists
Gold medal    Great Britain
Silver medal    France
Bronze medal    West Germany
«1968 1976»
Sailing at the
 1972 Summer Olympics 
Sailing pictogram.svg
Finn Open
Flying Dutchman Open
Tempest Open
Star Open
Soling Open
Dragon Open


The Flying Dutchman was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1972 Summer Olympics program in Kiel-Schilksee. Seven races were scheduled and completed. 58 sailors, on 29 boats, from 29 nation competed.[2]

Race schedule[3][edit]

Due to the interruption of the Games on 6 September 1972, the race was postponed till 7 September. Then the race conditions were unsuitable. Heavy fog and poor wind conditions made it not possible to race until September 8. Also the medal ceremony was also postponed until 8 September.

 ●  Event competitions  ●  Event finals
Date August September
26th
Sat
27th
Sun
28th
Mon
29th
Tue
30th
Wed
31st
Thu
1st
Fri
2nd
Sat
3rd
Sun
4th
Mon
5th
Tue
6th
Wed
7th
Thu
8th
Fri
9th
Sat
10th
Sun
11th
Mon
Flying Dutchman (planning) Spare
day
Spare
day
Spare
day
Spare
day
Flying Dutchman (actual) Spare
day
Spare
day
Fog

Course area and course configuration[edit]

For the Flying Dutchman course area B(ravo) was used. The location (54°30'30'’N, 10°13'00'’E) points to the center of the 2 nm radius circle.[1][4] The distance between mark 1 and 3 was about 2nm.

Weather conditions[edit]

Final results[5][edit]

Flying Dutchman insigna.png
Rank
Country Helmsman Crew Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Race 4 Race 5 Race 6 Race 7 Total Total

discard
Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts. Pos. Pts.
1 Great Britain Rodney Pattisson Mars symbol.svg Christopher Davies Mars symbol.svg 1 0.0 11 17.0 1 0.0 3 5.7 1 0.0 1 0.0 DNS 35.0 57.7 22.7
2 France Yves Pajot Mars symbol.svg Marc Pajot Mars symbol.svg 3 3.0 9 15.0 8 14.0 1 0.0 2 3.0 12 18.0 2 3.0 56.0 38.0
3 West Germany Ulli Libor Mars symbol.svg Peter Naumann Mars symbol.svg 5 10.0 14 20.0 3 5.7 12 18.0 3 5.7 6 11.7 1 0.0 71.1 51.1
4 Brazil Reinaldo Conrad Mars symbol.svg Burkhard Cordes Mars symbol.svg 12 18.0 3 5.7 19 25.0 9 15.0 9 15.0 2 3.0 3 5.7 87.4 62.4
5 Yugoslavia Antun Grego Mars symbol.svg Simo Nikolić Mars symbol.svg 2 3.0 7 13.0 6 11.7 5 10.0 16 22.0 7 13.0 7 13.0 85.7 63.7
6 Soviet Union Vladimir Leontiev Mars symbol.svg Valerii Zubanov Mars symbol.svg 9 15.0 1 0.0 5 10.0 11 17.0 11 17.0 8 14.0 6 11.7 84.7 67.7
7 Denmark Hans Fogh Mars symbol.svg Ulrik Brock Mars symbol.svg 4 8.0 12 18.0 9 15.0 6 11.7 6 11.7 5 10.0 16 22.0 96.4 74.4
8 Australia Mark Bethwaite Mars symbol.svg Timothy Alexander Mars symbol.svg 14 20.0 6 11.7 4 8.0 4 8.0 4 8.0 14 20.0 22 28.0 103.7 75.7
9 New Zealand Jock Bilger Mars symbol.svg Murray Ross Mars symbol.svg 16 20.0 21 27.0 2 3.0 2 3.0 5 10.0 11 17.0 18 24.0 106.0 79.0
10 Netherlands Fred Imhoff Mars symbol.svg Simon Korver Mars symbol.svg 13 19.0 2 3.0 23 29.0 7 13.0 10 16.0 10 16.0 DNF 33.0 129.0 96.0
11 Italy Carlo Croce Mars symbol.svg Luciano Zinali Mars symbol.svg 8 14.0 16 22.0 18 24.0 15 21.0 19 25.0 4 8.0 8 14.0 128.0 103.0
12 Sweden Peter Kolni Mars symbol.svg Ulf Nilsson Mars symbol.svg 21 27.0 8 14.0 14 20.0 8 14.0 13 19.0 DSQ 38.0 5 10.0 142.0 104.0
13 East Germany Herbert Hüttner Mars symbol.svg Dietmar Gedde Mars symbol.svg 6 11.7 10 16.0 12 18.0 DNF 34.0 8 14.0 18 24.0 15 21.0 138.7 104.7
14 Norway Ragnar Fjoran Mars symbol.svg Christian Bendixen Mars symbol.svg 23 29.0 15 21.0 15 21.0 14 20.0 7 13.0 3 5.7 24 30.0 139.7 109.7
15 Canada Peter Byrne Mars symbol.svg Don Andrews Mars symbol.svg 18 24.0 13 19.0 7 13.0 10 16.0 12 18.0 21 27.0 21 27.0 144.0 117.0
16 Hungary Benedek Littkey Mars symbol.svg Szabolcs Izsák Mars symbol.svg 10 16.0 4 8.0 21 27.0 23 29.0 15 21.0 26 32.0 13 19.0 152.0 120.0
17 Ireland Harold Cudmore Mars symbol.svg Richard O'Shea Mars symbol.svg 26 32.0 24 30.0 16 22.0 16 22.0 17 23.0 16 22.0 4 8.0 159.0 127.0
18 Austria Kurt Seidl Mars symbol.svg Ernst Seidl Mars symbol.svg 15 21.0 5 30.0 26 32.0 DNS 35.0 18 24.0 9 15.0 19 25.0 162.0 127.0
19 Japan Akira Yamamura Mars symbol.svg Takashi Yamamura Mars symbol.svg 11 17.0 17 23.0 20 26.0 17 23.0 21 27.0 15 21.0 12 18.0 155.0 128.0
20 Switzerland Jean Degaudenzimura Mars symbol.svg Luc Argand Mars symbol.svg 25 31.0 25 31.0 17 23.0 13 19.0 14 20.0 13 19.0 11 17.0 160.0 129.0
21 Poland Zbigniew Kania Mars symbol.svg Krzysztof Szymczak Mars symbol.svg 7 13.0 18 24.0 13 19.0 18 24.0 22 28.0 23 29.0 DSQ 36.0 173.0 137.0
22 Greece Anastasios Batistas Mars symbol.svg Antonios Bonas Mars symbol.svg 17 23.0 20 26.0 10 16.0 DNF 35.0 DNF 35.0 17 23.0 9 15.0 172.0 137.0
23 United States Scott Allan Mars symbol.svg Tim Stearn Mars symbol.svg 19 25.0 19 25.0 11 17.0 21 27.0 20 26.0 DSQ 38.0 14 20.0 178.0 140.0
24 Hong Kong Colin W. Smith Mars symbol.svg Terence W. Steele Mars symbol.svg 22 27.0 DNF 35.0 24 30.0 20 26.0 24 30.0 20 26.0 10 16.0 191.0 156.0
25 Mexico Lorenzo Villasenor Mars symbol.svg Rabago, Miguel Fernando Mars symbol.svg 20 26.0 23 29.0 25 31.0 DNF 34.0 23 29.0 25 31.0 17 23.0 203.0 169.0
26 Israel Yair Michaeli Mars symbol.svg Izchak Nir Mars symbol.svg 28 34.0 22 28.0 22 28.0 19 25.0 25 31.0 19 25.0 DNS 35.0 206.0 171.0
27 Puerto Rico Juan R. Torruella Mars symbol.svg José Rodriguez Reyes Mars symbol.svg 27 33.0 26 32.0 28 34.0 22 28.0 26 32.0 22 28.0 20 26.0 213.0 179.0
28 Trinidad and Tobago Richard John Bennett Mars symbol.svg David Farfan Mars symbol.svg 24 30.0 27 33.0 27 33.0 24 30.0 DNF 35.0 24 30.0 23 29.0 220.0 185.0
29 India Sohrab Janshed Contractor Mars symbol.svg Ahmed Abdul Basith Mars symbol.svg 29 35.0 28 34.0 29 35.0 25 31.0 DNF 35.0 27 33.0 DNF 33.0 236.0 201.0

Legend: DNF – Did not finish; DNS – Did not start; DSQ – Disqualified;
Discard is crossed out and does not count for the overall result.

Gender: Mars symbol.svg – male; Venus symbol.svg – female;


Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the Flying Dutchman during the 1972 Summer Olympics

Notes[edit]

Other information[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 1 The organization" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 147. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  2. ^ The 1972 Olympic scoring system was used.
  3. ^ (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 1 The organization" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 146. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  4. ^ (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 2 The constructions" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 211. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 
  5. ^ (ed.) Kunze, Herbert (1974). "The official report of the Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXth Olympiad Munich 1972, Volume 3 The competitions" (PDF). Munich: proSport. p. 505. Retrieved 5 March 2014.