Class Contacts:

Henry Sprague – So Cal  socal@finnusa.org
Michael Kennedy – Nor Cal norcal@finnusa.org
Marcus Ward – Mountain  rockymountain@finnusa.org
Peter Frissell – Midwest  midwest@finnusa.org
Paul Rees – South  south@finnusa.org
Josh Revkin – East  east@finnusa.org

Joe Chinburg – President president@finnusa.org
Darrell Peck – Honorary president  darrell.peck@gmail.com
Glenn Selvin – Treasurer  treasurer@finnusa.org
Peter Frissell – Secretary  secretary@finnusa.org
Marcus Ward – Webmaster webmaster@finnusa.org

Upcoming 2018 dates:

Oct 13 – 14 GYA Finn Circuit #7 Jake Dane Finn Regatta at Pass Christian Yacht Club
Oct 27 – 28 Texas Centerboard Regatta, Austin Yacht Club Austin, TX
Nov 17 – 18 Alamitos Bay Yacht Club Turkey Day Regatta California

Upcoming 2019 dates:

March 15-17 Nationals at 019 Sarasota Sailing Squadron
April 12-14 Masters Nationals at Buccaneer Yacht club NOR Available Here
August 23-25 North Americans at Mission Bay YC.

 

Finn Pacific Coast Championships

San Diego (September 19, 2018) San Diego Yacht Club hosted the first of the Finn Trifecta regattas – the Finn Pacific Coast Championships (PCC) this past weekend, September 15-16, 2018. Thirty Finns raced on North Coronado Roads tucked under Point Loma, battling for the championship title. The weekend’s conditions were what SDYC’s Commodore and Regatta

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Master Finn Sailors Compete at SDYC’s Finn Masters North American Championships

San Diego (September 23, 2018) It’s been a Finn filled weekend at the San Diego Yacht Club with two back to back Finn regattas: the Finn Pacific Coast Championships (Sept. 15-16) and the Finn Masters North American Championships (Sept. 21-23). This weekend, the Finn Masters North American Championship hosted 29 Master Finn sailors (age 40

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Rodion Mazin representing the U.S. Coast Guard wins the 2018 Finn Great Lakes Championship with 5 straight bullets.

Rody bested the fleet of 10 boat fleet that gathered on the shores of Lake Erie off of North Cape Yacht Club in LaSalle Michigan this past weekend in big breez and rain to take home the crown Great Lakes Champion as well as some valuable points in the 2018 LATIS Great Lakes Championship Series

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This is the home of North American Finn Sailing where you will find our race calendar, information on regattas, sailing technique  and advice, a forum & marketplace plus all the info you need to start Finn sailing.

The Finn is an outstanding boat originally designed by Rickard Sarby for a contest to find a boat for Scandinavian sailing and the 1952 Olympics.  Since then it has been featured in every Olympics.

An outstanding technical boat that favors boathandling and tactics over straight line speed.  With the unlimited pumping downwind in over 10 kts it is a truly physical boat that rewards the athlete willing to work hard.

Most dinghies are built for smaller stature people but not so the Finn.  The Finn is a big man’s boat with average crew weight over 200 lbs.

The great attraction of the Finn is that you don’t need a brand new boat to be competitive – top regattas are regularly won by 10-yr-old boats.

A growing route in for sailors on a budget is the ‘Classic with Carbon’ option – any pre-1985 hull super-charged with a second-hand modern rig. Classic boats are warmly welcomed at all NA Finn Class events and are often seen in the top 10 with the Modern Race Boats.