63 participants registered!

As registration period closes, 63 Folkboats have registered to Helsinki Gold Cup. Major part, 23, are expectedly Finnish boats and 13 boats come from Germany. Our neighbours Estonia and Sweden participate with 9 boats each, 7 boats are coming from Denmark and one crew from United States and one from UK. Late registration is still possible at higher fee (375 €) until 18th of July.

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Spinnakers allowed for Finnish Folkboats in Gold Cup

In a recently found appendix for the Gold Cup statutes a previously unnoticed amendment has been brought to our attention. Paragraph 1.4 states that ” whenever and if the Gold Cup is sailed in Finland the boats sailing under Finnish flag may use spinnakers”  Paragraph 1.4 also states that this ”rule is  in force if the Gold Cup is sailed on the first day of the fourth month in any given year”

Have a nice April 1st !