Jochen Schuemann is a German sailor and Olympic champion.
He competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, where he won a gold medal in the Finn class. Schümann competed in the Soling class at the 1988, 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics, winning two gold medals and one silver medal in this class. He took part in and won the 2003 and 2007 America’s Cup for the Swiss Team Alinghi acting as sporting director.
In 1996 he received the World Sailor of the Year Award from the International Sailing Federation.
Chief Measurer for the Swan 45 & 60 and ClubSwan 50 Classes.
Class Measurer for the J Class.
RORC Rating Office Technical Consultant.
Naval Architect & Build Project Manager.
Medcup Technical Coordinator & Race Committee Medcup 2007- 2011
International Race Committee – Superyacht Cup, Les Voiles de St. Tropez, J80 Worlds & European Championships, Princess Sofia Trophy, ORC Worlds & Europeans, PalmaVela and Copa del Rey, International Match Race since 2010
Any event in which a ClubSwan 50 races, anywhere in the world, will generate a ranking.
The Nations Trophy is being launched this year and will become a biennial, focal event in the world of Swan One Design activity. The first edition will be held in Palma de Mallorca from 10 – 14 October 2017, with the plan to run the 2019 edition in USA, the 2021 edition in UK and the 2023 event in Asia. The inaugural Nations Trophy is open to all ClubSwan 50s, Swan 45s and ClubSwan 42s. The Trophy will be awarded to the nation which has the lowest combined points overall. This score is based on the results of each nation’s top two boats across the entire fleet. The Nations Trophy 2017 is the culmination of the Swan One Design European season and will also serve to determine the Swan 45 World Championship, plus the ClubSwan 50 and Swan 42 European Championships.
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