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World Championship 2006 Competitor: Robert Deaves

The following information was provided by the competitor prior to the 2006 world championship

Robert Deaves
NameAgeCountrySail NumberBoat Name
Robert Deaves38GBRGBR 2081Dunnrekin
World Championships / Top Ten Results1989, 1995, 2002, 2003 (15), 2004 (21), 2005 (26)
European Championships / Top Ten Results2003 (21)
National Championships / Top Ten Results2002 (5), 2003 (4), 2005 (2)
Other Class Successes / ActivitiesSailed Finns since 1989GBR Olympic Trials 1995 (15)GBR Nationals 1996 (4), 2002 (10), 2003 (10), 2004 (8), 2005 (11)International Finn Association Executive Committee member, Editor of FINNFARE 1997-presemt, webmaster 2005-present, Chairman of Marketing Committee 2002-present
Boat shape / Builder, Mast, Sail, Foils, etcUsing original Rushworth prototype all GRP hull (1996)C-Tech mast and Port Nicholson sail. Chartering for event.
OccupationAssistant Editor
OK Associations Official PositionsSecretary OKDIA 2002 to present
Why keep sailing the OK Dinghy?High level of international competition. One of the few classes that allows good sailing to overcome second rate gear, so everyone can be competitive on their day. The class generates a worldwide community of friendship unlike any other.

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