Hugh Poole
Personal information
Full nameHugh David Poole
Born(1924-09-06)6 September 1924
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand
Died3 June 2012(2012-06-03) (aged 87)
Lower Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand

Hugh David Poole (6 September 1924 – 3 June 2012)[1] was a New Zealand sailor. He competed in the Soling at the 1976 Summer Olympics,[2] and was a five-time winner of the Sanders Memorial Cup.[3]


  1. ^ "Hugh Poole (1924–2012) – one of the hard men of NZ Yachting dies". sail-world. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Hugh Poole". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 December 2012. Retrieved 14 June 2012.
  3. ^ Kidd, Harold. "The Sanders Cup". Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand. Ministry for Culture & Heritage. Retrieved 19 September 2020.