Class Contacts:

Peter Frissell – President
Glenn Selvin – Treasurer
Rodion Mazin – Secretary
Marcus Ward - Webmaster
Terry Greenfield - Chief Measurer

USAFA Regions

Michael Dorgan – So Cal
Michael Kennedy- Nor Cal
Marcus Ward – Mountain
James Bland - Texas
Will Libke – Midwest
Noel Miller – South
Stephen Smeulders – East

NEW ***2022 Major Events***NEW

Upcoming Events

Bayview One Design (Detroit)

Start date: June 3, 2022
End date: June 5, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Detroit, MI

Bayview YC invites Finn sailors to join an iconic Detroit venue.

Registration, NOR, SI:

2022 Bayview One Design Regatta on Yacht Scoring – A complete web based regatta administration and yacht scoring program

Wickford Regatta

Start date: June 11, 2022
End date: June 12, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Wickford YC, North Kingstown, RI

Great Lakes Championship

Start date: July 2, 2022
End date: July 3, 2022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Crescent Sail Yacht Club, Detroit, MI


2023 U.S. Nationals – First Day Results

The 1992 Olympic Medalist Craig Monk (NZL 237) leads a 38 boat fleet at the U.S. Nationals with 3 billets. He is followed by Eric Lidecis (USA 505) with 6 points. The USAFA veteran and a long-standing leader of the class, Darrel Peck is tied for third place with Anatolii Nosar (UKR 7) with 18

2022 Fleet Measurer’s Cup

Light air and a super foggy start to sailing on Sunday dominated the “fleet Measurer’s” cup in Newport Beach.  Newbee’s were the leaders at the end of the day with Bob Martin the big winner and Chris Raab ending up Second.  Bob’s college wing man on the UCLA sailing team Phil Ramming finished 3rd.  Thanks

2022 USA Finn Nationals

Allen UK, Buley Investments, and North Sails supporting the 2022 US Finn National Championship at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club, May 19-22. ABYC and the USA Finn Association appreciate the industry-leading companies for their support of the growing U.S. Finn fleet. Currently, 30+ Finns are signed up for the legendary hospitality and excellent Long Beach sailing

2022 AGM bids, nominations, and proposals

Dear USAFA members, If you are interested in the development of the Finn class in the United States and Canada, we urge you to submit your proposals for improvement, nominations for the officer positions (president, secretary, treasurer, measurer, and local representatives) and bids for the 2023 major regatta championships (Nationals, North American Champs, and North

Gladstone’s to sponsor the 2022 Nationals

Gladstone’s Long Beach to sponsor 2022 U.S. Finn National Championship at Alamitos Bay Yacht Club. Long Beach’s iconic waterfront restaurant will be serving up something special from Chef T Munchy Munch for the regatta dinner and US Finn Annual General Meeting. ABYC is looking forward to hosting the growing US Finn fleet. Signup now and

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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