18 foot dinghy

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Current Specifications
Crew 2
LOA 18 ft (5.5 m)
Infobox last updated: 15-APR-2010
Former Olympic Class

The 18 foot Dinghy is a bit of a mystery. No pictures, no drawings, just results. It was used in the 1920 Olympics as a double handed Olympic class. Only one team was present at the starting line and won, not by surprise, the gold. More information is not found so far. Three races were scheduled, with final places decided by total points. Point-for-place scoring for each race. Some sources point out that only one race was sailed and the gold medalist scored: did not finish![1]

Olympic results

Also the results are somewhat mysterious. Most sources give the only participant the credits for the gold medal. Others rank them as AC?

Rank Country Helmsman Crew
1 [[File:Template:Country flag IOC alias GBR|22x20px|border|alt=|link=|Template:Country IOC alias GBR]] [[Template:Country IOC alias GBR at the 1920 Summer Olympics|Template:Country IOC alias GBR]] (GBR) Richards, Francis Augustus Hedberg, Thomas