Upcoming dates:


17-18 PCCs, SDYC, San Diego
23-25 Masters NAs, MBYC, San Diego
8-9  Gulf Coast Championships, BucYC, Mobile
14-16  North American Championships, PCYC, Mississippi



4-6 US Nationals, Encinal YC (San Francisco Bay)
12-13  Toilet Bowl, Cazenovia Lake, New York (18 this year!)
19-22  CORK, Kingston, Ontario
25-27  Master North Americans, North Cape YC, La Salle Michigan

25-31 Silver Cup (Under 23)  Balaton, Hungary


1-10  Gold Cup, Balaton, Hungary


Current Class Officers

Charles Heimler– Nor Cal & class development  charlesheimler@yahoo.com Jim Lawson – So Cal  jamesmlawsonaicp@gmail.com Joe Chinburg – Mountain  afd_jchinburg@hotmail.com Peter Frissell – Midwest  peterfrissell13720@gmail.com Jim Hunter – South  jhunter@providencehospital.org Josh Revkin – East  joshua.revkin@gmail.com Terry Greenfield – President dtgreenfield@earthlink.net Darrell Peck – Honorary president  darrell.peck@gmail.com Craig Johnson – Treasurer  craig@flagshipmgt.com Peter Connally – Secretary  psc4@earthlink.net


The Olympic on my mind… an article by Gus Miller

The Olympic on my mind… an article by Gus Miller


2016 Finn NA Masters NOR

FINN NA Masters 2016 NOR


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.