Finn fleet looking forward to return to beautiful Split for European Championship

The Finn class is making a welcome return next week to the beautiful city of Split, Croatia, for its 2015 Senior and Junior European Championships. Around 80 sailors from 29 countries have entered for the first major championship of the year. Five years ago Split also hosted the European Championship, with local sailor, Ivan Kljakovic Gaspic (CRO) taking a close win after a dramatic medal race.

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New book from UK champion Nick Craig

Drawing on more than 30 years as a competitive dinghy sailor, four-time OK Dinghy World Champion Nick Craig has written his first book, ‘Helming to Win’. It was published by Fernhurst Books in March 2015 as part of its revitalised ‘Sail to Win’ series.

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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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