The 2024 Finn Open Europeans (incorporating the U23 and Masters Europeans) will return to the Yacht Club de Cannes in October. Entry is open and the Notice of Race is published on the event website at

The championship is being held from 18-25 October and is expected to be very popular, and being later in the year than usual it offers some end of season racing in a warm location, as well as being one of the most attractive Mediterranean destinations.

A warm up regatta is also being held over the weekend of 19-20 October.

It will mark 20 years since the same club held the 2004 Finn World Masters, which attracted 192 entries, a record at the time that stood until 2008.

5c53a57b c7f7 6349 1c06 78950846744eThe club has a long history with the Finn, and is home to one of the largest Finn fleets. Each year since 2003 it has organised the Semaine Internationale des Finn, which has evolved into the traditional season opening event. This year this regatta is being held from 13-16 February. Already there are 48 entries. Website here:

The opening of entry for the Open Europeans completes the programme of the three major events for the Finn Class in 2024, which are all proving very popular.

The Finn World Masters in Punta Ala, Italy, has already attracted 217 entries. Event website:

Entry for the Finn Gold Cup (incorporating the Finn Silver Cup) in Aarhus, Denmark, opened on 1 January, and there are already 39 entries. Event website here:

The championship calendar for 2025 is also now fixed. The Open Europeans will be held in Naples, Italy, in April, followed by the Finn World Masters in Medemblik, The Netherlands, in June, with the Finn Gold Cup in Cascais, Portugal, in September, before the fleet heads down under for the Finn Gold Cup and World Masters in Brisbane, Australia in February 2026.

More information on all events will be published here:

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