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The FINN dinghy fills the slot for the HEAVYWEIGHT DINGHY in the Olympics. It was designed in 1949 by Rickard Sarby and was first used at the Olympics in 1952 in Helsinki. It has been used at every Olympic regatta since then. Hull Length 4.5 m Beam Length 1.5 m Mainsail Area 10.2 m2 Hull Weight 107 kg

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Class Events (from Clever Pig’s Master Calendar)

Date Regatta Location Nat
07-11 May 014 Garda Olympic Week  Riva del Garda Italy
07-12 Jun 014 Sail for Gold  Weymouth England (United Kingdom)
21-25 Jun 014 Kiel Week  Kiel Germany
23-27 Aug 014 CORK OCR  Kingston Canada
01-15 Sep 014 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships  Santander Spain


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Jim Young

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