21 Sep '12, 10am

Flash Gordon 6 Wins Rolex Farr 40 Worlds: Chicago architect Helmut Jahn has won the 2012 Rolex Farr 40 World Cha...

Flash Gordon 6 Wins Rolex Farr 40 Worlds: Chicago architect Helmut Jahn has won the 2012 Rolex Farr 40 World Cha...

A stalwart of the grand-prix class, Jahn's previous best result was a fourth place at last year's Rolex Farr 40 World Championship which was contested in Sydney, Australia. After more than a dozen times racing in the world championship, it seems fitting that Jahn claims the 2012 Rolex Farr 40 World Championship title while racing from his home club, Chicago Yacht Club, against a backdrop of the city that is graced by some of his work. With the race committee hoping to run three races for the final day of the series, the first race of the day got underway in a westerly breeze of 13 knots with gusts to 24. John Demourkas, on Groovederci (USA), led the fleet around the first two marks of the 6.4 nautical mile course, only to be overtaken by Hasip Gencer on Asterisk Uno (TUR) who cruised on to cross the finish just four hundredths of a second ahead of him. Enfant Terrible (ITA...

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