The December 2011 issue (No 139) of the International Finn Association's magazine FINNFARE incudes 18 pages of national Finn association reports, hightlighting the enormous activity in the class away from the international regatta circuit.
It is available in print and online versions. Contents include:
Vernon Stratton Remembered - Memories of the late Vernon Stratton by three of his friends..
World Masters - Fon van Gent remembers his first Masters and what so attracted him to the event..
Photo feature - Some great photos by Martin Raget of Michael Kurtz's 1973 Hein hull, still sailing in Monaco.
Masters Europa Cup - Former Olympian Ian Ainslie takes the inauguaral event on Lake Balaton in HungaryInterview with Tomas Vika - In depth interview with the Czech secretary and contender for 2012.
National reports - from Austria, Belgium, Brazil, France, Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland and USA plus lots of news, comment and great photograpghs.
The December 2011 issue of FINNFARE was published on November 18.
The cover photo is Tapio Nirkko of Finland sailing on Lake Garda at the Malcesine Cup.
This issue can be downloaded through the class website or viewed online here: http://issuu.com/finn-class/docs/finnfare_december_2011
FINNFARE is the official publication of the International Finn Association. It was first published in 1961. Since then it has been published at various times in the USA and in Europe and for the past 14 years has been published in the UK. It is distributed to all registered members of National Finn Associations across the world and to other interested parties.