Take a look inside the April 2015 issue of FINNFARE

Vasilij Zbogar (SLO) features on the front cover of the April edition of FINNFARE, on his way to wining the first ever ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi in November 2014. Having skipped the Princesa Sofia Trophy in Palma he will make a return in Hyeres as one of the favourites after an intensive period of training in Valencia at the Dinghy Academy.

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Scott extends in Palma as leader board landscape is transformed

The saying “it’s never over until it’s over” was never truer than the final qualification day for the Finn fleet at the Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Iberostar in Palma. The fact that Giles Scott (GBR) managed to extend his lead with 20, 9 finishes really sums up the day it was. The landscape in the top 10 is dramatically different from this morning. Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) is now up to second while Tapio Nirkko (FN) is back in third.

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Giles Scott applies the pressure on fourth day in Palma

However bad the conditions are or whatever the racing throws at the sailors the same names always seem to rise to the top. And that’s exactly what happened in the Finn fleet on the fourth day at the Trofeo S.A.R. Princesa Sofia Iberostar in Palma. Giles Scott (GBR) is back in his normal place, at the top of the leaderboard in front of the 73 other Finns. Though he traded race positions with the overall leader for the last two days, Josh Junior (NZL), Scott’s redress score from race 4 is working in his favour and gives him a scant 1.2 point lead over Junior. Jonathan Lobert (FRA) remains in third.

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No regrets for Jonas Høgh-Christensen

Jonas Høgh-Christensen, the Danish silver medalist in the Finn class from the London 2012 Olympics is back for his fourth Olympic campaign. The Trofeo SAR Princesa Sofia Iberostar regatta in Palma marks his return to Olympic campaigning.

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