Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Day two

A lot of early morning fog around, now starting to lift, and a light breeze in place at 10.00

Monday, 30 August 2010

Fleet heading out for first race. Live coverage on www.finngoldcup.com

Sailors getting ready for day one

Finn Gold Cup Day one

Clear skies, solid wind already in place at 15-20 knots and more expected later.
Racing starts at 12.00
Follow it here on the blog or watch the live video streaming and live boat tracking at www.finngoldcup.com

Jonas and his finger

Sunday, 29 August 2010

Den2 leads at topmark and rounds gate in second behind esp1. Ned 842 third. Then most of fleet head home as usual
Ap up new start
About 35 to 40 boats out for the race
Practice race about to get underway.20 to 25 knots sunny choppy

Sunday: Briefing and practice race

One day to go...

Saturday at the Finn Gold Cup in San Francisco

Two days to go

Saturday, 28 August 2010

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The winner - luke Lawrence

Boats close up on final downwind. Rus 57 takes the win from aus, USA 40., usa8 and gre 77.

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

At the second windward mark aus still leads from USA 40 rus 57 gre 77 USA 8 bra109 and can11. All boats heading inshore this time
Boats close to denote starting to make big gains. Aus leads round gate followed by rus57 and usA 40
Fleet splits on run. Bra goes further to left and takes lead. Lot of boats right up on st Francis shore
At the first mark USA 48 leads from usa81 bra109 can11 and rus 707. Usa40 and gre 11 are at the back
Fleet well split with some right up on st francis shore. Both sides look evenly matched
Final race underway.
Second attempt underway
With I flag up
Fleet on the water waiting for start. 6 to 8 knots and sunny

View from the club

Waiting for the wind...

Silver cup last day

Tuesday is the final day of the silver cup and with the points very close between the top five it's going to be an exciting final race

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Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Lobert extends lead at Skandia Sail for Gold after single race in Weymouth http://ping.fm/BAVnc

Monday, 9 August 2010

Consistent Lobert takes early lead at Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta http://ping.fm/10l4f

Thursday, 5 August 2010

New article posted on finnclass.org - A Finn for Africa http://ping.fm/dcFSO