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Oldest videos of sailing in Finn dinghies

by Magnus Smith 1 Dec 2023 23:59 GMT

Our video archive is fully searchable, and linked to all the clubs and classes in our database. It is updated weekly with the latest videos of sailing, but here we delve into the past, and round-up everything that shows sailing in Finn dinghies.

The first old video we know of, which features a Finn, is Sailing in Emsworth during the 1950s; it's a fascinating look at all the different craft in Chichester Harbour at that time.

From the 1960s, there's Finn Gold Cup footage from British Pathé.

There is also some great 1970s footage in this Finn class in Kiel video.

Finally we have Finns at the Montreal 1976 Olympics (you need to click to watch in a new tab, direct on the Youtube website).

We haven't found any older videos that show these boats, but do get in touch if you know of any interesting footage. You can submit video links to us for immediate review.

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