The 2019 Finn Gold Cup was held in Melbourne, Australia at the Royal Brighton Yacht Club. After a week is competitive and close racing, Josh Junior took the first ever Finn world title for New Zealand. Nicholas Heiner, from The Netherlands took silver, while the defending champion, Zsombor Berecz from Hungary, took bronze. The event was a key indication of form ahead of the coming seventh months before the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The 2019 Finn Gold Cup began in style with the 60-boat fleet getting two races in on day one in Melbourne, Australia. Andy Maloney (5, 1) and Josh Junior (1, 5) showed they are a force to be reckoned with sitting in first and second respectively at the end of day one. Nenad Bugarin follows in third place a
fter posting an eighth and second place
It was the second day of racing on Port Phillip Bay 🇦🇺In today’s highlights video we caught up with Nils Theuninck, Giles Scott and Nicholas Heiner after a long day on the water.
Unfortunately with the temperatures soaring over 40ºC and not a breath of wind, racing was cancelled today. We caught up with Alex Kokumai (JPN) and Rockal Evans (BER) where we got to see first hand a Finn sailors diet 😂
Video by Beau Outteridg
Champagne sailing for the fourth day of the 2019 Finn Gold Cup on Port Phillip Bay 🇦🇺 After three races we caught up with Zsombor Berecz, Ed Wright, Jonathan Lobert & Josh Junior. Full results: http://sailingresults.net/sa/results/… Video by Beau Outteridge
Hot weather and hot racing out on Port Phillip for the penultimate day of the 2019 Finn Gold Cup. Temperatures were up around 44ºC and a dusty haze surrounded the race course. Catch up with Jake Lilley (AUS), Tom Ramshaw (CAN), Nicholas Heiner (NED) and Josh Junior (NZL) ahead of tomorrow’s medal race. Full results: http://sailingresults.net/sa/results/… Video by Beau Outteridge
Epic conditions for the final day of the 2019 Finn Gold Cup hosted by Royal Brighton Yacht Club. Well done to the medal winners and thanks to all involved in making this event such a great success. Full result: http://sailingresults.net/sa/results/… Video by Beau Outteridge