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June 2008

Jim Richardson (USA)

 Nomination
King of the Farr 40s? We’ll find out in April when this two-time world champion, current class president and the ­winner of both of this winter’s big tune-up regattas, goes for his third world title in Miami on what would be the 10th anniversary of his first big success. Diarist Terry Hutchinson also has a passing interest in another happy outcome for the Barking Mad team… as Jim Richardson’s tactician
 Why they won
There is no curse of Seahorse Sailor of the Month, we know this because the 2008 Rolex Farr 40 Worlds had concluded before we counted the votes… but it was a shame that Jim’s award – and a highly popular choice by the way – came as he was flying home having finished an untypical eighth overall. A modest consolation?