Swedish Finn Association was formed in 1954 and is one of the national associations of International Finn Association. Our goal is to develop Swedish Finn Sailing - providing excellent service to members and work in various ways to "increase the breadth." The community spirit and great competitions, is essential to achieve the goal of getting more people to sail the Finn, Olympic dinghy in 67 years, 1952 - 2019.

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Published    |   2019-01-21

Accommodation OK-dinghy / Finn SM 2019

The Swedish OK-dinghy Association and the Swedish Finn Association have with Marstrands Havshotell (0303-240200) negotiated accommodation options in connection with the Open Swedish Championship for OK-dinghy and Finn 2-4 August 2019 in Marstrand.  

Together we have been allocated 30 double rooms.
The price is 1500 SEK / per night incl. breakfast.
Bookings of the hotel rooms must be made no later than March 15, in order for the negotiated price to apply.
Enter code OKJOLLE19. Booking is via Marstrands Havshotell's website: https://www.marstrands.se/
Other accommodation can be found on marstrand.se under accommodation.

Ps. Since we negotiated for a discount for 30 double rooms, the full cost of the room must be paid at your booking.
"First come first served" is what applies!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Published    |   2019-01-20

Finn dinghy sailing drama

The Finn dinghy sailing drama Rickard Sarby's story about Finn dinghy sailing is processed by Bernt Andersson for the Jolleseglarna Karlstad Canoe Association (now Karlstads Kappseglingsförening / KKF) 100th anniversary book 2005.  

"To rarely or never read about sailing, we want to urge Rickard Sarby's whole fascinating story about how it is to sail dinghy. Rickard was the man who constructed the Finn to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, Finland. "
Click on the link below, and you will reach the Swedish Finn Association / Documents and can read the article Finn dingy sailing dramatik!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Jolleseglingens dramatik 
Published    |   2019-01-18

Facit of 6 months Finn Season 1961

Here we have an article that Bengt Hornevall wrote 58 years ago.  
An article about the Swedish Finn sailing season 1961 and published in Till Rors with Sail and Motor - Rikstidningen for Swedish seaport, no. 22, 1961 (vintage 27).
Click on the link below, and you will find the article Facit of 6 months Finn Season 1961!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Artikel i Till Rors med Segel och Motor 1961 
Published    |   2019-01-16

Competition license 2019

To get racing in Sweden at national or international level: for example, SM / JSM, Allsvenskan, national qualifiers and rankings sailing, NoM, EM and the World Championships that are arranged in Sweden, competition license is required.  

Click on the link below, and you will reach SSF's website and can read the entire article!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Svenska Seglarförbundets hemsida 
Published    |   2019-01-15

Interviews with Finn sailors

After a long break, now is signed in the starting blocks for a new series of interviews with Finn sailors and is best prepared to prepare some interviews.  

Are there any or some Finn sailors, which you are extra curious about getting to know a little more about?
Please email torstenjarnstam(et)yahoo.se with suggestions for Finn sailors, you wish to read about the Swedish Finn Association website!
With thanks in advance!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Published    |   2019-01-14

2019 Finn European Championship

Athens selected to host 2019 Finn European Championship.  
Athens, the birthplace of the modern Olympics, has been selected to host the most important Finn regatta of the year, the 2019 Finn European Senior and U23 Championship, after the previous host in Marsala, Sicily, was forced to pull out following damage to the club after the rough weather that hit the coast of Sicily during December 2018.
Click on the link below, so you can reach IFA's website and read the entire article!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Internationella Finnjolleförbundets hemsida 
Published    |   2019-01-12

Australian Finn Championship

Solid victory for Giles Scott at Ronstan Australian Finn Championship while Jake Lilley retains national title.  
Giles Scott wrapped up a great week’s sailing with two more race wins to take the overall victory at the Ronstan Australian Finn Championship in some spectacular Black Rock conditions. Nicholas Heiner secured second place, while Jake Lilley took one point off Ed Wright to move up to third, and also successful defended his Australian National title.
Click on the link below, so you can reach IFA's website and read the entire article!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Internationella Finnjolleförbundets hemsida 
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