Please select your home edition
Edition
Selden 2020 - LEADERBOARD

Watch the Finn on Finn TV

by Robert Deaves 8 May 2020 12:53 PDT
Finn TV © Robert Deaves

Many things are being remembered today, but for Finn sailors it is particularly poignant as today was the day that the 2020 Finn Gold Cup was scheduled to start in Palma, Mallorca. To remember what Finn sailing looks like we put together the first of several short videos from last year's Finn Gold Cup in Melbourne, a world away from where we find ourselves today.

We thought it was also a good opportunity to review some of the more popular Finn videos over the years, some long and some short. The Finn class YouTube channel is now approaching 2 million views and 55,000 hours of viewing from nearly 600 uploaded videos. By October when the Finn Gold Cup has been rescheduled (2-10 Oct, at Club Nautic Arenal on Mallorca) hopefully, there will be some more great content to show from the ultimate Olympic class.

There are many more videos and they all can be found at finnclass.org/finn-tv (when Youtube get their stuff back together).

Some of the best bits from the 2019 Finn Gold Cup in Melbourne - Filming by Beau Outteridge

The medal race at the 2014 Europeans in La Rochelle is one of the channel's most popular videos. For the first time, the viewers were given a unique insight into heavy weather Finn sailing with a GoPro on the transom of each of the 10 Finns

FINN FOR EVER - In the medal race at the 2018 Finn European Championship in Cadiz, ten sailors were faced with 30 knots winds and 4 metres waves. It was a fantastic test of skill, determination and power

We are Finn Sailors - Short Promo

No explanation necessary

Extended highlights from the 2019 Finn Gold Cup in Melbourne

At every event there is always one day that stands out. At the 2016 Finn Gold Cup in Gaeta, Italy, it was Day 5 with three races and big winds, and THAT gybe by Oli Tweddell. Relive the action again

The stand-out footage from the 2018 European Championships in Cadiz was Ed Wright's title winning medal race performance including an amazing gybe in 25+ knots to snatch his second European title. There are nine more videos, one from each sailor taking part

Power Sailing - Short Promo

Short clip from one of the most amazing capsizes you'll ever see, from two angles, and on completely flat water

In Race 10 of the Finn Gold Cup in Aarhus, the weather turned quite gnarly for about 10-15 when a 35 knots storm passed over. The resulting footage was epic

Extended highlights from the 2018 Finn World Masters

Related Articles

Finn World Masters at Mar Menor overall
Medals decided with no racing possible on Friday The 2021 Finn World Masters on Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain, concluded on Friday with no more races possible. With a difficult forecast the fleet was sent out in the hope of one final race, but after a brief hope was dashed, racing was abandoned for the day. Posted on 16 Oct
Finn World Masters at Mar Menor day 4
Valerian Lebrun wins with day to spare The fourth day of the 2021 Finn World Masters on Mar Menor in Murcia, Spain produced yet more great racing, with Valerian Lebrun, from France, securing the title with a day to spare. Posted on 15 Oct
Finn World Masters at Mar Menor day 3
Fleet leaders survive Mar Menor light winds Only one race was scheduled on the third day of the 2021 Finn World Masters on Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain. Anthony Nossiter, from Australia, led from start to finish in the light winds only to find he'd been black flagged for the second race running. Posted on 13 Oct
Warsash Finn Open and Traveller Series finale
Strong sun and gentle breezes in October! At the end of week when successive areas of low pressure passed over the UK leaving strong winds and heavy rain, twenty-two Finn sailors arrived at Warsash Sailing Club for the final BFA open meeting of 2021, to find strong sun and gentle breezes. Posted on 13 Oct
Finn World Masters at Mar Menor day 2
Lebrun extends on high scoring second day in Spain Bas de Waal, from the Netherlands, and Jesus Pintos, from Spain, may have won the races on the second day of the 2021 Finn World Masters on the Mar Menor, in Spain, but it was France's Valerian Lebrun who extended his lead Posted on 13 Oct
Finn World Masters at Mar Menor day 1
Valerian Lebrun leads after Finntastic opening day Finn racing doesn't get much better than the opening day of the 2021 Finn World Masters on Mar Menor, in Murcia, Spain. With 12-18 knots of wind and in 25 degrees, two races were sailed in near perfect conditions. Posted on 11 Oct
Finn World Masters on Mar Menor underway
Divine conditions for the start of the event in Spain Not everyone went out for Sunday's practice race at the 2021 Finn World Masters on the Mar Menor, in Spain, but those who did were treated to divine conditions ahead of what looks set to be a highly memorable championship. Posted on 11 Oct
50th Finn World Masters preview
Around 120 entries from 27 countries are expected to travel to Spain After nearly two and a half years of waiting, the 50th Finn World Masters will finally take place next week at Los Alcazares on the Mar Menor in Murcia, Spain. Posted on 5 Oct
Finn Travellers at Highcliffe
19 helms for the penultimate event of the series Over the final weekend of September nineteen Finns descended on Mudeford Quay for the penultimate event in the Travellers Trophy series, hosted by Highcliffe Sailing Club. Posted on 28 Sep
Gregg Morton wins Finn NA Masters Championship
The top three boats were all within two points of each other The Finn fleet has been extremely active in San Diego over the past two weeks with the San Diego Yacht Club hosting the Pacific Coast Championship (September 4-5) and most recently the Finn North American Masters Championship (September 10-12). Posted on 13 Sep
Upffront 2020 Foredeck Club SW FOOTERRooster 2020 - Impact BA - FOOTERCyclops 2020 - SmartlinkNano - FOOTER