Former United Technologies powerhouse, 70-year-old multi-millionaire George David, wasn’t alone when his 90-foot Reichel Pugh Rambler won the recent New York Yacht Club Race at Newport. Besides the crew, there was his new 47-year-old bride, the former Wendy Touton.
According to Bermuda’s Royal Gazette, the two were married on the Rambler at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club following the race. The article describes Touton as the boat’s cook. http://bit.ly/Mx9IPZ
She’s a bit more than that.
Touton, a Manhattan mother of two, was the other woman named during David’s salacious 2009 divorce from the former Swedish countess, Marie Douglas-David. Mrs. David number two wanted an $100+ million divorce settlement in the titilating Hartford Superior Court proceedings and ended up with a lot less, but not before the dirty laundry about their on -again, off-again, seven-year marriage was very publicly aired.
The divorce went international with Douglas-David being hyped up as an indulged and demanding trophy wife, and uber-businessman David as a calculating, coy, self-serving adulterer in the May/December romance. As the divorce hearing continued, steamy testimony surfaced about both their dalliances, with Touton’s name emerging as the David’s Dennis Basso fur and Manolo Blahnik clad mistress he had met at the Rhode Island Flower Show.
Touton and David made headlines again about a year ago when the two were among several crew members who were thrown from his Rambler 100, after it capsized off the Irish coast during the Rolex Fastnet Race. A faulty keel is blamed for the accident that resulted in Touton and David along, with several other people on board, being swept out to sea before they were rescued.
The newlyweds could not be reached for comment. David was reportedly in London on business.
(Royal Gazette Photo)