STENHOUSE Claims Musto Skiff World Title
Richard STENHOUSE of Great Britain, the 2008 World Champion
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Ricoh Musto Performance Skiff World Championship 2008
St Mortiz, Switzerland
Richard STENHOUSE of Great Britain was crowned 2008 World Champion after dominating the competition at the Ricoh sponsored Musto Performance Skiff Worlds in St Mortiz, Switzerland.
Richard STENHOUSE (GBR) won the final two races on Lake Silvapna in brilliant sunshine and 18 knots of breeze to finish with a total of just 13 points from 12 races. This gave STENHOUSE a massive 28-point winning margin over second place Roger OSWALD of Switzerland. Oliver GRAEME (GBR) competed the top three, finishing just one point behind OSWALD.
In total 53 competitors from 10 nations competed in St Mortiz for the 2008 World Championship title, with the fleet all agreeing that the venues was one of the best they had sailed at.
The next World Championships is to be held at Black Rock Sailing Club, Melbourne Australia in early 2010.
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