6 Metre World Cup

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The 6 Metre World Cup are biennial international sailing regattas in the 6 Metre class organized by the International Six Metre Association.[1]

The principal trophy is the Six Metre World Cup. Swedish sailor Pelle Petterson has won most titles, with three titles between 1977 and 1983. Swiss sailor Bernard Haissly and Swedish Carl-Gustaf Piehl, have two each.

The most championships has been won by Swedish sailors, on eight occasions, followed by Swiss sailors, three titles, and sailors of Canada and the United States (two each).

The International 6 Metre was an Olympic class from 1908 to 1952.

History[edit]

The first 6 Metre World Cup were held in Seattle in 1973.

Editions[edit]

Year City Country Dates Athletes Nations Notes
1973 Seattle  United States [2]
1975 Sandhamn  Sweden [3]
1977 Marstrand  Sweden [4]
1979 Seattle  United States [5]
1981 Romanshorn  France 21–30 August [6]
1983 Newport  United States [7]
1985 Cannes  France 10–21 April [8]
1987 New York  United States 28 September – 6 October [9]
1989 Marstrand  Sweden [10]
1991 Torquay  United Kingdom [11]
1993 Cannes  France [12]
1995  Sweden [13]
1997 Cannes  France 1–8 May [14]
1999 Hanko  Finland 11–18 July [15]
2003 Saint-Tropez  France 14–21 June [16]
2005 Sandhamn  Sweden 26–30 July [17]
2007 Cowes  United Kingdom 16–23 July [18]
2009 Rhode Island  United States 8–12 September [19]
2011 Helsinki  Finland 5–12 August [20]
2013 Flensburg  Germany 1–8 August [21]
2015 La Trinité-sur-Mer  France 29 May – 5 June [22]
2017 Vancouver  Canada 17–21 September [23]

Medalists[edit]

Year
Gold Silver Bronze
1973 Seattle  United States
Tom Blackaller
1975 Sandhamn  Sweden
Patric Fredell
1977 Marstrand  Sweden
Pelle Pettersson
1979 Seattle  Sweden
Pelle Pettersson
1981 Lake Constance no champion decided
1983 Newport Harbor[24]  Sweden
Pelle Pettersson
1985 Cannes   Switzerland
Philippe Dürr
1987 Oyster Bay  Great Britain
Bruce Owen
1989 Marstrand  United States
John Kostecki
1991 Torquay  Sweden
Leif Carlsson
1993 Cannes  Italy
Flavio Favini
Toni Bassani
1995 Sandhamn  Sweden
Carl-Gustav Piehl
 Sweden
Jacob Wallenberg
 Sweden
Thomas Lundqvist
1997 Cannes  Great Britain
Bruce Owen
Jonathan Howe
Rob Lipsett
Jonny Smallridge
Guy Barron
 Sweden
Mats Johansson
 Sweden
Patric Fredell
1999 Hanko   Switzerland
Bernard Haissly
Nicolas Berthoud
Christophe Megavand
Jean Michel Pachoud
Gerald Bechard
 Finland
Tom Jungell
Henrik Lundberg
Jari Bremer
Mikael Blom
Abe Kaakinen
 Germany
Dietrich Grünau
Albert Batzill
Eddy Eich
Hannes Brochier
Albert Diesch
2003 St.-Tropez  Sweden
Carl-Gustav Piehl
 Germany
Dietrich Grünau
Albert Batzill
 Sweden
John Michael Larsson
2005 Sandhamn  Courage IX (GER)
Dietrich Grünau
Albert Batzill
Eddy Eich
 Battlecry (GBR)
Ben Clothier
 Fleau (SUI)
Bernard Haissly
2007 Cowes  Fleau (SUI)
Bernard Haissly
 Battlecry (GBR)
Ben Clothier
John Prentice
 Courage IX (GER)
Dietrich Grünau
2009 Newport  Sophie II (SWE)
Hugo Stenbeck
 Scoundrel (GBR)
Rob Gray
 Arunga (USA)
Bob Cadranell
2011 Helsinki  Junior (FRA)
Yann Marilley
 May Be XIV (SWE)
Patric Fredell
 Sophie II (SWE)
Hugo Stenbeck
2013 Flensburg  St. Francis IX (CAN)
Ross MacDonald
Andrew Costa
Steve Kinsey
Timothy Vogel
Tony Griffin
 Valhalla (GBR)
Robert Smith
John Pollard
Nick Pearson
Paul Smith
Stephen Procter
 Courage IX (GER)
Albert Batzill
Dietrich Grünau
Albert Diensch
Eddy Eich
Hannes Brochier
2015 La Trinité-sur-Mer  Junior No Limit Yacht (FRA)
Yann Marilley
Nicolas Berthoud
Kaspar Schadegg
Philippe Dürr
Alexandre Nicole
 Sophie (SWE)
Hugo Stenbeck
 Blade (CAN)
Steve Kinsey
2017 Vancouver[25]  Junior (SUI)
Philippe Durr
 New Sweden (CAN)
Ben Mumford
 St. Francis IX (GBR)
Andy Beadsworth

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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