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November 2015

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How to follow the 2015 Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna, New Zealand

Media coverage of the 2015 Finn Gold Cup


October 2015

Major Championship dates for 2016

Europeans - Barcelona: Friday 4 to Saturday 12 March (racing from Monday 7 to Saturday 12 March)

Finn Gold Cup - Gaeta: Thursday 5 May to Friday 13 May (racing Sunday 8 May to Friday 13 May)

Finn World Masters - Torbole: Friday 13 May to Friday 20 May (racing from Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May)

Silver Cup - Aarhus:  Sunday 3 July to Saturday 9 July (racing from Tuesday 5 July to Saturday 9 July)


September 2015

Attention all Finn Gold Cup competitors: Martin Robitaille has room for an extra Finn hull going from Auckland to Valencia, Spain after the Finn Gold Cup. Price: 1800 euros. Contact him for more information.

September e-Newsletter can be found here.

April 2015

Entry is open for the Europeans in Split here and the Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna here

eNews for March

March 2015

Preliminary Notice of 2015 IFA AGM

February 2015

eNews for February

January 2015

Website for the 2015 Europeans is live. Online entry is open.

2015 Finn Masters Magazine and Yearbook is published.

December 2014

The website for the 2015 Finn Gold Cup in Takapuna, New Zealand goes live

Ed Wright wins SWC Melbourne from Oliver Tweddell and Jake Lilley. Both Wright and Tweddell win places at the 2015 SWC Final in Abu Dhabi. Results

November 2014

Vasilij Zbogar won the ISAF SWC Abu Dhabi final from Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic and Caleb Paine. Results

October 2014

Dates for 2015 - The following dates are now confirmed for 2015
 - Europeans - Split, Croatia: 9-17 May
 - Silver Cup - Valencia, Spain: 28 June - 5 July
 - Finn Gold Cup - Takapuna, New Zealand: 21-29 November

Event websites are under construction. 

ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander

See a news summary on this site here
Event websiteISAF Worlds Page • ISAF Live Blog • Results

August 2014

All sailors going to the ISAF Worlds in Santander please note the Notice of Race Amendment No. 2 regarding flags on sails. 

The first Rio test event is on: Event website here: http://www.aquecerio.com

2014 IFA AGM
This will be held on May 3 in La Rochelle, during the European Championships. Please send Agenda items to Corinne as soon as possible. At the meeting the class will be voting on all three major championships for 2016, and we welcome more bids for these.

February 2014
It's been a busy start to the year with the new website being launched, a magazine for the Finn Masters and the first events at Miami and Cannes. In Cannes, Jonathan Lobert won from Deniss Karpaak and Tapio Nirkko. 2014 will be an important year for many on the journey to Rio and we'll be keeping you informed every step of the way.

January 2014
ISAF Sailing World Cup Miami: Giles Scott snatched a last minute victory from Oliver Tweddell and Jorge Zarif.



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August 2015
Hyeres, Weymouth, Europeans in Split, Palma, Delta Lloyd, Kiel Week, Masters in Kavala, Silver Cup in Valencia, Trans Manche, Technical update, Countries reports. View it online here or download it here.


Thrilling FINNale for Rio test event as Scott steals the show

Once again the leading sailor all week has been beaten by the medal race. Pieter-Jan Postma (NED) had led the Aquece Rio 2015 test event all week but couldn't match world champion Giles Scott (GBR) in the final decisive showdown under the Sugar Loaf. And what a thrilling final showdown it was. While Scott took the Gold, Tapio Nirkko (FIN) concluded an outstanding series with a second place to take the Silver. Postma goes home with the bronze.

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