There are five qualification dates for next year's world and European championships

Finn sailors aiming for next year’s European and world championships should note that there are five qualifiers scheduled to take place over the next few months.

27-28 October – Weymouth

2-4 November – Warsash

10-11 November – Rutland

6-7 April 2002 – Venue TBA

4-5 May 2002 – Hayling Island

Qualification Criteria

For the Europeans at Cesme (29 June – 9 July) the first four events will be used with the best two events to count. A DNS will count as 50 points.

For the worlds in Athens (15-22 July) all five events will be used with the best three events to count. A DNS will again count for 50 points.

The program for next year is nearly complete and the qualification events for the 2003 Europeans and Worlds will be announced shortly. They will include the inlands, northerns and possibly 4/5 RYA qualifiers.

For more details, contact Phil Laycock (Sailing Secretary British Finn Association) on 07974 086669.