Class Contacts:

Peter Frissell – President president@finnusa.org
Glenn Selvin – Treasurer  treasurer@finnusa.org
Rodion Mazin – Secretary  secretary@finnusa.org
Marcus Ward - Webmaster webmaster@finnusa.org
Terry Greenfield - Chief Measurer measurer@finnusa.org

USAFA Regions

Michael Dorgan – So Cal  socal@finnusa.org
Michael Kennedy- Nor Cal norcal@finnusa.org
Marcus Ward – Mountain  rockymountain@finnusa.org
James Bland - Texas  texas@finnusa.org
Will Libke – Midwest  midwest@finnusa.org
Noel Miller – South  south@finnusa.org
Stephen Smeulders – East  east@finnusa.org

NEW ***2022 Major Events***NEW

Upcoming Events

2021 Finn North American Championships

Start date: September 30, 2021

End date: October 3, 2021

Location: Pass Christian, MS

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After two and a half months of search and deliberations the 2021 North American Championship (NAC) has been moved from CORK, Kingston, Canada to the Pass Christian Yacht Club, Pass Christian, MS, USA. The event will take place 30 September to 03 October, 2021.

This alternate location and dates will allow for more diverse attendance across the North-American continent. In the wake of the deteriorating COVID-19 situation in Canada and continues lockdowns, USAFA made decision to find an alternate NAC site in 2021.

We would like to remind everyone the bids are open for the 2022 and 2023 U.S. Nationals, North American Championship, and North American Masters Championship. Please submit your bids/proposals to finnsecretary@gmail.com.

Registration Page

Gulf Coast Finn Championship PYC

Start date: October 9, 2021

End date: October 10, 2021

Location: Pensacola YC

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News

Gregg Morton Wins Finn North American Masters Championship

San Diego, CA (September 12, 2021) The Finn fleet has been extremely active in San Diego over the past two weeks with the San Diego Yacht Club hosting the Pacific Coast Championship (September 4-5) and most recently the Finn North American Masters Championship (September 10-12). The Pacific Coast Championship featured 20 boats from as far away as

2022 Major Regatta Schedule

USAFA 2022 Major Event Schedule has been finalized! 2022 Finn North American Championship, Fairhope, AL – 07 – 10 April, 2022 2022 Finn U.S. National Championship, Long Beach, CA – 19 – 22 May, 2022 2022 Finn Masters North American Championship, Rochester, NY – 08 – 11 September, 2022 More info at: http://www.finnusa.org/2022-schedule/

2021 PCC

Twenty Finns lined up for the 2021 Finn Pacific Coast Championships hosted by San Diego Yacht Club with sailors from as far away as Missouri, Chicago, and Colorado. Many Finn sailors were using the Finn PCCs as a warm-up to the following weekend Finn North American Championships sailed on the same course out on the

2021 Toilet Bowl or Small Lake with Big Shifts

The Americas Cup, Sail GP, World Sailing, and others are looking for a new formula to attract spectators and add dynamic to the sport of sailing. Millions of dollars are invested in creating a dramatic sailboat race with frequent lead changes and unpredictable finishes. Look no more, ladies and gentlemen! A small but dedicated group

SOLO is on the way

SOLO is on its way! The previous editions are available online at http://www.finnusa.org/regional-news/ Stop limiting yourself and start sailing Finn! Join USAFA at http://www.finnusa.org/join-the-class/

This is the home of the 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 boat handling 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.

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