Paradise sailing as largest ever Finn European Masters opens in Tihany

  The largest ever Finn European Masters opened at the Tihanyi Hajós Egylet, Hungary, on Wednesday in ‘paradise’ sailing conditions. After two races Zdenek Gebhart, from Czech Republic, leads Bas de Waal and Cees Scheurwater, from The Netherlands. A fleet of 78 Finn Masters, a record entry for the event, with competitors mainly from across eastern Europe has gathered in […]

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2021 Finn Europeans moves to Vilamoura after Hyeres cancellation

Following this week’s cancellation of the French Olympic Week, in Hyères, of which the Finn Open and U23 European Championships was included, the International Finn Class is delighted to accept an offer from the Vilamoura Sailing Center to host the event over the same dates, which remain 10-16 April.  The event is a crucial competition ahead of the all-important Finn […]

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Matteo Iovenitti wins Andrea Menoni trophy as International Finn Cup ends in Malcesine

Having already won the event a day early, Arkadii Kistanov, from Russia, comfortably won the final race of the International Finn Cup at Malcesine, Italy, on Sunday. Christoph Burger, from Switzerland, took second while Matteo Iovenitti, took third and won the XVII Andrea Menoni Trophy as the first Italian. 34 sailors from eight nations took part. It was an early […]

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Kieler Woche 2020

Die Euro war grade zu Ende gegangen. Ich verpackte mein Boot und machte das Auto fertig. Ich war so frustriert, dass ich- ganz untypisch- nicht zur Siegerehrung warten wollte, denn es waren schließlich 800km zu bewältigen. Nach einem blöden Stau vor Stettin erreichte ich morgens um 4 Uhr mein Zuhause in Strande. Ich hatte also nur drei Tage, um mich […]

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Talentierter Finn-Nachwuchs

Mit seinen 15 Jahren war Ben Behrens der jüngste Teilnehmer an der diesjährigen IDM beim Schaumburg Lippischen Segelclub in Steinhude. Ich denke, dass wir uns alle immer sehr freuen, wenn sich so talentierte und sympathische Nachwuchssegler mit uns im sportlichen Wettkampf messen möchten.   Um ihn Euch einmal etwas näher vorzustellen, haben wir (Phillip, Max, Nick,  und ich) uns einmal […]

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Zsombor Berecz, Joan Cardona and Milan Vujasinovic win Finn European titles in Gdynia

The 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship in Gdynia, Poland, concluded on Sunday with the three titles assigned. Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, took gold without winning a race and with a race to spare. Giles Scott, from Britain, took the silver while Joan Cardona, from Spain, took the bronze. In addition Cardona won the U23 European Championship while […]

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Consistency pays as Zsombor Berecz leads into final day of Finn Europeans in Gdynia

Zsombor Berecz, the 2018 World Champion, from Hungary, has taken the lead at the 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship in Gdynia, Poland with one day left to sail. Going into the last day on Sunday he has a three-point lead over defending champion Giles Scott, from Britain, while overnight leader Alejandro Muscat, from Spain, drops to third. […]

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Muscat holds lead but Kaynar wins both races on third day at Gdynia Finn Europeans

Alejandro Muscat, from Spain, holds on to the lead at the 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship in Gdynia, Poland, after two tough races in very shifty offshore winds. He sits one point ahead of Britain’s Giles Scott, with Zsombor Berecz, Hungary, just two points further back. However, the day belonged to Alican Kaynar, from Turkey, who won […]

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Giles Scott dominates opening day of Finn Europeans in Gdynia

Defending European champion, and current Olympic gold medalist, Giles Scott, from Britain, dominated the opening day of the 2020 U23, Open and Masters Finn European Championship in Gdynia Poland to lead after the first day from Henry Wetherell, from Britain, and Alejandro Muscat, from Spain. The races were won by Scott and Facundo Olezza, from Argentina. There are 70 Finns […]

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