FOR INFORMATION ONLY

The 2013 Finn Gold Cup will run from 25-31 August from the Tallinn Olympic Yachting Centre, the site of the sailing events of the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

The practice race is scheduled for the afternoon of Sunday 25 August, followed by an opening series of ten races from Monday 26 to Friday 30 August, with the medal race for the top 10 and the final race for the rest on Saturday 31 August. The opening ceremony will be held at Sunday 25 August at 19.30.

Daily news
Follow the daily news with all the links on the event website at www.finngoldcup.org/2013

When racing is in progress there will be live streaming from ERR Sport (Estonian National Broadcasting) at http://sport.err.ee/purjetamine/0daed485-5f82-4639-b563-b89957e14fc2

In addition, you can follow the Finn Class Twitter feed, with more than 2,250 followers, at http://twitter.com/Finn_Class

and the Finn Class Facebook posts, with 3,500 followers, at www.facebook.com/pages/Finn-Class/110408332633

In general Facebook is used for the major announcements and press releases, while Twitter will be used for on-the-water coverage with starts, mark roundings and finishes Tweeted as they happen.

Tracking
Each day the boats will be GPS tracked by Trac Trac. This can be accessed through the event website at www.finngoldcup.org/2013.

Photos

Free of rights photographs, for editorial use only, will be available all week from the Finn Class Flickr page at http://www.flickr.com/photos/finnclassphotos/. A new 'Set' will be created for each day of the event.

Images can be downloaded up to medium resolution in size (3000 pixels wide). Click on the photo you want and then right click to select the size you want downloaded.

National authorities or sailor's PRs can make special requests for their sailors to robertdeaves (at) yahoo.co.uk or corinne.mckenzie (at) orange.fr. We will try to accommodate as many requests as reasonably possible.

There will also be an event photographer, Hanna Odras, on the water. Photos are at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/finngoldcup2013/sets/

Video footage
Daily video summaries will be released each day on the event website and on the Finn Class YouTube Channel. http://www.youtube.com/thefinnchannel

Separate video alerts will be sent out when these are published.

HD video and TV quality footage will also be available to any bona fide internet or TV channel wishing to cover the event. Please contact robertdeaves (at) yahoo.co.uk or corinne.mckenzie (at) orange.fr or maris.lindmae (at) corpore.ee for more information.


Media contacts:

 

Finn Class
Robert Deaves
Tel: +372 5620 8634
robertdeaves (at) yahoo.co.uk
 
Corinne McKenzie
Tel: +33 6 70 10 18 13
corinne.mckenzie (at) orange.fr

 

Event media officer
Maris Lindmae
Tel: +372 52 22 426
maris.lindmae (at) corpore.ee

 

 

 

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