Sailing at the 1956 Summer Olympics – 12m² Sharpie

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12m² Sharpie
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
1956 12 Square meter Sharpie Victors.jpg
Medallists
Venue Port Phillip
Dates 26–29 November and
3–5 December
Competitors 26 from 13 nations
Teams 13
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Peter Mander
Jack Cropp
 New Zealand
2nd, silver medalist(s) Rolly Tasker
John Scott
 Australia
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jasper Blackall
Terence Smith
 Great Britain
Sailing at the
 1956 Summer Olympics 
Sailing pictogram.svg
Finn Open
12 m2 Sharpie Open
Star Open
Dragon Open
5.5 Metre Open

The 12m² Sharpie was a sailing event on the Sailing at the 1956 Summer Olympics program in Port Phillip. Seven races were scheduled. Twenty-six sailors, on 13 boats, from 13 nations competed.

Results[edit]

12m² Sharpie insigna.png
Rank
Helmsman (Country) Crew Yachtname Race I Race II Race III Race IV Race V Race VI Race VII Total
Points
[1]
Total
-1
[2]
Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points
1st, gold medalist(s)  Peter Mander Mars symbol.svg (NZL) Jack Cropp Mars symbol.svg Jest 2 914 1 1215 5 516 4 613 1 1215 1 1215 2 914 6602 6086
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Rolly Tasker Mars symbol.svg (AUS) John Scott Mars symbol.svg Falcon IV. 1 1215 2 914 2 914 1 1215 2 914 2 914 DSQ 0 6086 6086
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Jasper Blackall Mars symbol.svg (GBR) Terence Smith Mars symbol.svg Chuckles 3 738 7 370 3 738 2 914 5 516 3 738 1 1215 5229 4859
4  Mario Capio Mars symbol.svg (ITA) Emilio Massino Mars symbol.svg Romolo 4 613 4 613 4 613 3 738 3 738 4 613 5 516 4444 3928
5  John Allen Sully Mars symbol.svg (RSA) Alfred Lewis Evans Mars symbol.svg Impala 8 312 3 738 DNF 0 DNF 0 4 613 5 516 3 738 2917 2917
6  Rolf Mulka Mars symbol.svg (EUA) Ingo Von Bredow Mars symbol.svg Wendehals 7 370 9 261 1 1215 DNF 0 8 312 8 312 7 370 2840 2840
7  Boris Iliine Mars symbol.svg (URS) Aleksandr Tchoumakov (ru) Mars symbol.svg Kon-Tiki 5 516 10 215 9 261 DNF 0 6 437 6 437 4 613 2479 2479
8  Roger Tiriau Mars symbol.svg (FRA) Claude Flahault Mars symbol.svg Kannibaltje 6 437 8 312 6 437 DNF 0 9 261 11 174 6 437 2058 2058
9  Eric C. Olsen, Jr. Mars symbol.svg (USA) William N. Stanley Renehan Mars symbol.svg Tineke DNF 0 5 516 DNF 0 5 516 7 370 10 215 8 312 1929 1929
10  Alfredo Jorge Ebling Bercht Mars symbol.svg (BRA) Rolf Ebling Bercht Mars symbol.svg Inca DNF 0 11 174 7 370 DNF 0 11 174 7 370 9 261 1349 1349
11  Archibald Cameron Mars symbol.svg (CAN) Bill Thomas Mars symbol.svg Beaver DNF 0 6 437 8 312 DNF 0 DSQ 0 9 261 10 215 1225 1225
12  Stylianos Bonas Mars symbol.svg (GRE) Spiridon Bonas Mars symbol.svg Nikh 9 261 12 136 10 215 DNF 0 10 215 12 136 11 174 1137 1137
13  Khin Pe Gyi Mars symbol.svg (BIR) Park Wing Chow Mars symbol.svg Kingfisher DNF 0 13 101 11 174 DNF 0 DNF 0 DNS 0 DNS 0 275 275

DNF = Did Not Finish, DNS= Did Not Start, DSQ = Disqualified
Mars symbol.svg = Male, Venus symbol.svg = Female

Daily standings[edit]

Graph showing the daily standings in the 12m² Sharpie during the 1956 Summer Olympics

Conditions on Port Phillip[edit]

Three race areas were needed during the Olympics in the Port Phillip. Each of the classes was using the same scoring system. The northern course was used for the 12m² Sharpie.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The 1956 Olympic scoring system was used.
  2. ^ Total after applying discard.

References[edit]