Corpus Christi to host the 2021 U.S. Finn National Championships

Sailing Championships will be held along City’s Bayfront

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – For the first time in 25 years, the 2021 U.S. Finn National Championships will be held along Corpus Christi’s Bayfront. The sailing competition will begin Thursday, June 24, and last through the weekend. The regatta (a series of boat races) will be hosted by the Corpus Christi Yacht Club.

The regatta will feature adult competitors from all over the country competing in eight races throughout the weekend.

The public is invited to watch these competitors as they race along the city’s bayfront. Practice races will begin Thursday, June 24 at 3:00 p.m. The first competing race will be Friday, June 25, at noon.  An awards ceremony will be held Sunday, June 27.

The Finn is a single-handed sailboat that made its debut at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki. The Finn has been featured in every summer Olympics and is one of the most prolific sailboats in Olympic history.