Palma finally delivers as Giles Scott takes control in Finn fleet

Giles Scott, from Britain, took a 20-point lead at the 49 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía Iberostar in Palma on Wednesday after two finntastic races in 18-24 knots from the west, with perfect waves and brilliant sunshine. It doesn’t get much better. Finland’s Tapio Nirkko is now up to second on equal points with Italy’s Alessio Spadoni in third. The race wins went to Australia’s Oliver Tweddell and New Zealand’s Andy Maloney.

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U23 champ Nils Theuninck leads Finn fleet in Palma after tricky Tuesday

The recently crowned U23 European champion Nils Theuninck, from Switzerland has taken the lead at the 49 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía Iberostar in Palma after two more races were sailed in light and tricky winds on Tuesday. He holds a two-point lead over Olympic champion, Giles Scott, from Britain, and another U23 sailor Luke Muller, from the USA. The race wins went to Fabian Pic, of France and Milan Vujasinovic, of Croatia.

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Wind is Finn on the ground for Palma opener

The wind was very thin on the ground for the opening two races for the Finn class at the 49 Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofía Iberostar in Palma on Monday. But despite the tricky and challenging conditions, the 72 boat fleet got two races on the board. Alejandro Muscat, from Spain, is the early leader from Britain’s Giles Scott and Facundo Olezza from Argentina.

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Finn Focus in Miami: The king is back

Olympic gold medalist Giles Scott confirmed he is still the king of the Finn class with an emphatic win in the medal race at the World Cup Series event in Miami today to take the gold by 32 points. Rio bronze medalist, Caleb Paine, from the USA, went into the day in third place, but sailed a blinding final downwind to steal the silver medal away from Alican Kaynar, from Turkey, who had to settle for the bronze.

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