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Published    |   2019-06-19

Registration for SM in Marstrand 2-4 August

You who intend to register for the Swedish Championship for Finn 2019 in Marstrand should do so as soon as possible.  
The SM sailing is on August 2-4.
To date, there are 22 OK-dinghies and 6 Finn registered!
As I said, you who intend to participate - register as soon as possible!
Click on the link below, and you will reach the GKSS website for registration and info!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Svenska Mästerskapen 2019 
Published    |   2019-06-18

"Top 3" among the Swedes at FWM

Among 22 Swedish Finn sailors who participated in this year's Finn World Masters in Skovshoved June 7-14, Peter Overup / SWE 72 ranked best Swedish with a 15th place.  
Peter - A GREAT CONGRATULATIONS to a good location - good sailing!
Second among the Swedes became Fredrik Tegnhed / SWE 5 and third became Lars Edwall / SWE 59.
Click on the link below, and you will find the result list for Finn World Masters 2019!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Resultat Finn World Masters 2019 
Published    |   2019-06-18

Photos from the 2019 Finn World Masters

Many sailors in Skovshoved asked how to get hold of the high resolution photos of the event.  
They are now all available online to purchase as downloads or prints.
In all there are 755 photos from the week. We tried to cover as many sailors as possible, so hopefully you will find something of yourself.
Click on the link below, and you will get the information from IFA!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Information från Internationella Finnjolleförbundet 
Published    |   2019-06-16

Open letter to World Sailing

Finn World Masters fleet sends open letter to World Sailing.  
More than 300 Finn Masters, friends and supporters at the 2019 Finn World Masters have sent an open letter to the President of World Sailing, Kim Andersen, to express their concern about the decision to drop the Finn from the 2024 Olympic programme.
Click on the link below, and you will get the information from IFA!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Information från Internationella Finnjolleförbundet 
Published    |   2019-06-15

Finn World Masters 2019

This year's Finn World Masters were sailed in Skovshoved, Denmark June 7-14.  
The last day ended with two fantastic sailing in the sun and just the right wind to have to hang on the outside of Finnjollen..
In age group Legend (70-79 years) Henry Sprague / USA won. In second place came Magnus Olin / SWE (a fantastic result after about 40 years of absence from Finn). Good sailing Magnus! In third place came Yury Polovinkin / RUS.

New for this year was the Nations Cup. 1st France. 2nd Sweden (a very good performance by the Swedish master sailors). 3rd Denmark.

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Published    |   2019-06-15

Juri Saraskin – 1938-2019

Juri Saraskin, the Chief Measurer of the International Finn Association has died suddenly at the age of 80.  
He was an integral part of the Finn class for over half a century, and his calm but firm demeanour kept control of measurement at Finn championships for many years.
Click on the link below, so you reach IFA's website and can read the entire article!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Internationella Finnjolleförbundets hemsida 
Published    |   2019-06-15

Finn World Masters 2019

Vladimir Krutskikh wins third Finn World Masters title in Skovshoved.  
Vladimir Krutskikh, from Russia, has won his third Finn World Masters title after the final day of racing at Skovshoved, Denmark, with two more races in great conditions. Mike Maier, from Czech Republic, finishes second with Laurent Hay, from France, in third.
Click on the link below, and you can read the information from IFA!

Sailor greetings Torsten Jarnstam / SWE 111
Chairman Swedish Finn Association  
Information från Internationella Finnjolleförbundet 
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