In recent years Great Britain has dominated the World Finn rankings, winning every Olympic Gold since Sydney 2000 and the Finn Gold Cup nine times since 2002.
But you don’t have to be a World or Olympic champion to enjoy sailing the Finn, this rich heritage and easy access to the class expertise just makes it even more enjoyable to sail. What other sailboat offers the chance to race against world champions on Olympic venue courses and then share a beer together after racing?
Finn sailing isn’t just for Olympic aspirants, there are just as many Under 23’s, indeed the bulk of the UK fleet are made up of Masters sailors. Each group have their own goals; Under 23’s have the Silver Cup – the Junior World Championship, Masters the World Masters that attracts 250-350 boats and the development squad a full calendar of international regattas in the best sailing venues worldwide.
To find out if the Finn is for you, contact one of our friendly fleet representatives at your nearest Finn club and try a boat for yourself. You will be assured of a warm welcome and plenty of advice as to what model of boat will best suit your budget and sailing ambitions.
Don’t delay – sail a Finn today!