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NORTH DOMINATES TOP TEN AT FINN EUROPEANS

A Fantastic Result For Finn Clients

Finn European Champion, Giles Scott © Robert Deaves

The Finn European Championships brought more impressive results for North in Athens, with Giles Scott winning gold marking his third European Finn title. North powered boats won gold, silver and bronze medals, taking nine places out of the top ten. This great result follows gold, silver and bronze in last months’ Princess Sophia regatta, where North Sails took every top ten spot.

This European Championships acted as a qualification event for Tokyo 2020 were four more nations secured a spot. Qualified so far are Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Japan, The Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Sweden, Turkey and the USA.

There are now only six spaces remaining which will be decided at the continental qualification events:

1 x Asian – World Cup Series (Enoshima, Japan) August 2019
1 x Oceania – World Championships (Melbourne, Australia) December 2019
1 x South American – Copa Brazil 2019 (Rio de Janiero, Brazil) November 2019
1 x North American – Miami OCR (Miami, USA) Jan 2020
1 x Europe – Genoa World Cup (Genoa, Italy) April 2020
1 x Africa – TBC

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Giles Scott © Robert Deaves
Josh Junior © Robert Deaves
Jorge Zarif © Robert Deaves