Monopoly? What Monopoly?

The true story about the Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory access to Finns The Finn class has a long history and has been witness to many changes in the sailing world. It originates from a, perhaps, more simpler time, when many of today’s problems did not exist. The original intention of the design, to allow people to build their own boats […]

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Giles Scott and Joan Cardona secure European titles, while USA and Greece secure Tokyo 2020 qualification on final day at Finn Europeans in Athens

Giles Scott secured his third European Finn title in Athens today after holding off world champion Zsombor Berecz, from Hungary, on the final day of the Finn Open European Championship. Andy Maloney, from New Zealand, took second overall, while Berecz took third and European Silver. Fifth placed Nicholas Heiner, from the Netherlands, took the European bronze medal while Joan Cardona, […]

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Giles Scott extends while fight for Tokyo places heats up at Finn Europeans in Athens

The Finn Europeans in Athens got back on track on Thursday with three more races completed. After losing the overall lead following the opening race, Brit, Giles Scott ended the day with a 15-point lead over Hungarian world champion Zsombor Berecz. Andy Maloney, from New Zealand drops one place to third, despite winning the opening race.  The other race wins […]

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Delayed start to Finn Europeans in Athens

The sailors at the 2019 Finn Open European Championship in Athens will have to wait another day before racing can commence after a long day waiting onshore Monday, with no racing possible in very light and unstable winds. The fleet of 84 boats from 33 nations spent the day wishing for wind, but with several rain fronts passing over and […]

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EM in Athen startet

In Athen startet die FINN-EM mit einem mega stark besetzten Starterfeld. Kein Wunder, es werden vier weitere Fahrkarten für die Olympischen Spiele in Tokio vergeben. Drücken wir unseren deutschen Teilnehmern die Daumen.   Zeitplan: Monday 13 May – Friday 17 May / 10 Races Scheduled Saturday 18 May / Medal Race and Final Race Saturday 18 May / Closing Ceremony […]

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Tulpenregatta 2019

Die Segelsaison 2019 hat bei unseren Holländischen Freunden mit einer sehr kalten Tulpen-Regatta begonnen. Am Samstag wurde sogar die 4. Wettfahrt nicht mehr gestartet, weil ein Hagelsturm horizontal über die Loosdrechter Seen zog. Am Sonntag gab es etwas weniger Wind und ab und zu wurden wir mit der Sonne verwöhnt. Gesamtsieger: Uli Breuer. Ergebnisse https://www.finn-sailing.nl/uitslagen/2019/Tulpenrace_2019.html Viele Grüße Andreas Demond (GER […]

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Ten places left for Finns at Tokyo 2020

Over the coming 14 months the final 10 places for Finns on the starting line at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be determined. With the exception of the African continental qualifier, the full qualification system for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been published by World Sailing. The Qualification system is published here: http://www.sailing.org/tools/documents/FINAL20190208Tokyo2020QualificationSystemSailingeng-[24765].pdf and the continental events are here: http://www.sailing.org/tools/documents/Tokyo2020OlympicQualificationEvents-[24719].pdf The Finn class […]

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Finn European Championship 2019

Dear sailors / coaches, Extreme weather has hit the coast of Marsala recently causing great damage to the 2019 Europeans host club. We are discussing at present with the club the possibility to maintain the championship or to cancel and look for an alternative venue in Italy. We are asking you to put your travelling plans on hold until further […]

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