Richard Thompson

Country
Position
Owner & Helmsman
Boat name
Black Seal
Rank
Overall

World Championships

2002 - III Overall - Black Seal GBR437

World Ranking

2003 - II Overall - Black Seal GBR437
2002 - I Overall - Black Seal GBR437
2001 - I Overall - Black Seal GBR437

North American Ranking 

2003 - II Overall - Black Seal GBR437

European Ranking

2002 - I Overall - Black Seal GBR437
2001 - II Overall - Black Seal GBR437

National Championships

2003 - UK - I Overall - Black Seal GBR437
2003 - FRA - Open Champion - Black Seal GBR437
2002 - FRA - Open Champion - Black Seal GBR437

Year: 2021
Place Event dates Title Results
I Overall - 2021 European Sailing Series & 2021 ITA Melges 24 Tour Act 6 - Trieste Results
08.05.2022 #ROADTOMELGES24WORLDS - Meet&Greet
06.05.2022 Legacy Owners Arrive Ready to Compete in Ft. Lauderdale for 2022 Worlds
22.01.2022 Peter Duncan's Raza Mixta wins the inaugural Southernmost Regatta in Key West
26.10.2021 Register Now! Croatian Melges 24 National Championship, November 18-21
04.10.2021 Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 - Melgina and White Room are the champions of the series, Black Seal wins the final regatta in Trieste
02.10.2021 Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 - Black Seal and Gill Race Team run the show on penultimate day in Trieste
01.10.2021 Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 - Melgina dominates opening day in Trieste
11.09.2021 Melges 24 European Championship 2021 - Altea and Lenny (Corinthian) are the new Melges 24 European Champions
09.09.2021 Melges 24 European Championship 2021 - Sea breeze enhances the duel between Altea and War Canoe
08.09.2021 Melges 24 European Championship 2021 - Day Two brings Altea to the top in Portoroz
06.09.2021 #ROADTOPORTOROZ - Melges 24 European Championship 2021
22.08.2021 Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 - Nefeli crushes Riva and is a solid candidate for the upcoming European Championship
28.01.2020 Light Breezes Give Gulari First Melges 24 Win of 2020
20.07.2019 Melges 24 European Sailing Series - Day One in Scarlino - Light Breeze and Sunshine Lead Maidollis to the Top of the Ranking
07.05.2016 Monsoon And Decorum Win Bluesmiths Melges 24 World Winter Series Open And Corinthian Titles
24.04.2012 Gulari Is Golden In Charleston
17.10.2003 SHARK BITES!
08.08.2003 TEAM JOE FLY SECURE VICTORY IN HELSINKI
02.08.2002 FINALLY HARRY MELGES (USA 409 STAR) IS 2002 MELGES 24 WORLD CHAMPION!
25.01.2002 FLAVIO FAVINI AND FRANCO ROSSINI WIN MELGES 24 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
07.09.2001 SEAN THE LUCKY SHEEP BRINGS CEDRIC POULIGNY SUCCESS IN TORBOLE

National Champion Titles

2003 - UK - I Overall - Black Seal GBR437 - Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson - Read more
2003 - FRA - Open Champion - Black Seal GBR437 - Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson
2002 - FRA - Open Champion - Black Seal GBR437 - Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson - Read more

 

2003 World Ranking

II Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea in helm, owner Richard Thompson

Results

2003 Melges 24 North American Ranking

II Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea in helm, owner Richard Thompson

Results

2002 Melges 24 World Championship - Travemünde, Germany

III Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson, Nigel Young (IRL), Jimbo Schwerdt (GER), Rob Larke

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2002 World Ranking

I Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson 

Results

2002 European Ranking

I Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson

Results

2001 World Ranking

I Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson 

Results

2001 European Ranking

II Overall - Black Seal GBR437 -  Jamie Lea, Richard Thompson

Results

Black Seal GBR437 of Richard Thompson with Jamie Lea at the helm, Nigel Young (IRL), Jimbo Schwerdt (GER) and Rob Larke - 3rd at the 2002 Melges 24 Worlds in Travemünde, Germany

Black Seal GBR437 of Richard Thompson with Jamie Lea at the helm, Nigel Young (IRL), Jimbo Schwerdt (GER) and Rob Larke - 3rd at the 2002 Melges 24 Worlds in Travemünde, Germany

Richard Thompson - 2019 Melges 24 Worlds in Villasimius, Italy

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson and his Black Seal with Nigel Young, Stefano Cherin, Michael Claxton and Catherine Alton  - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Richard Thompson and his Black Seal with Nigel Young, Stefano Cherin, Michael Claxton and Catherine Alton - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Richard Thompson and his Black Seal with Nigel Young, Stefano Cherin, Michael Claxton and Catherine Alton  - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Richard Thompson and his Black Seal with Nigel Young, Stefano Cherin, Michael Claxton and Catherine Alton - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Black Seal GBR850 of Richard Thompson with Jamie Lea in tactics, Nigel Young, Krista Paxton and Rachel Williamson in crew  - the winner of the Quantum Key West Race Week 2016

Black Seal GBR850 of Richard Thompson with Jamie Lea in tactics, Nigel Young, Krista Paxton and Rachel Williamson in crew - the winner of the Quantum Key West Race Week 2016

 Black Seal GBR850 of Richard Thompson with Jamie Lea in tactics, Nigel Young, Krista Paxton and Rachel Williamson in crew  - the winner of the Quantum Key West Race Week 2016

Black Seal GBR850 of Richard Thompson with Jamie Lea in tactics, Nigel Young, Krista Paxton and Rachel Williamson in crew - the winner of the Quantum Key West Race Week 2016

Richard Thompson’s Black Seal GBR822 (3-11-4), steered by Stefano Cherin is fifth after Day 1 at the final event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 - Trieste, Italy

Richard Thompson’s Black Seal GBR822 (3-11-4), steered by Stefano Cherin is fifth after Day 1 at the final event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 - Trieste, Italy

The podium of the final event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 in Trieste - 1. Black Seal GBR822, 2. Melgina, 3. White Room GER677 - Trieste, Italy

The podium of the final event of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 in Trieste - 1. Black Seal GBR822, 2. Melgina, 3. White Room GER677 - Trieste, Italy

Richard Thompson's Black Seal GBR822 steered by Stefano Cherin wins the final regatta of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 in Trieste, Italy

Richard Thompson's Black Seal GBR822 steered by Stefano Cherin wins the final regatta of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 in Trieste, Italy

Richard Thompson's Black Seal GBR822 steered by Stefano Cherin wins the final regatta of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 in Trieste, Italy

Richard Thompson's Black Seal GBR822 steered by Stefano Cherin wins the final regatta of the Melges 24 European Sailing Series 2021 in Trieste, Italy