Saturday, 07 November 2015 16:08

Presentation for Barbados 2017


Hosts of the 2017 Finn World Championships

Barbados welcomes the Finn Masters 2017 World Championships
2nd – 9th June (including measurement).

The Barbados Tourism Authority, The Barbados Sailing Association and the Barbados Yacht Club are pleased to offer our collective services and hospitality to host the 2017 Finn Masters World Championships.

With world renowned hospitality, facilities, a long pedigree of hosting international sailing regattas and the home of Mount Gay Rum - Barbados is the perfect option when looking for warm, windy and unforgettable World Championship.

Barbados Yacht Club

The Barbados Yacht Club was established in 1924. 
The Club has 1,000 members with several active racing fleets including J24’s and Lasers. The Club is part of the “Historic Bridgetown & Garrison” World Heritage Site.

Sailing Conditions

The waters off Barbados are pristine with a steady wind (12-20 knots) and warm weather prevails all year. More than 3,000 hours of sunshine are recorded annually.

Size and Location

Barbados is 166 square miles divided into 11 parishes


With over 3000 hours of sunshine annually the weather is almost always sunny and warm, cooled by the constant north east trade winds. The average daily temperature ranges between 84-88 degrees. The trade winds blow from the north east at a constant 12-20 knots day in and day out.


English, although the “Bajan” dialect can be heard throughout the island

Time Zone

Four hours behind GMT in the winter and five hours in the summer


Barbados hotels vary in price, facilities & location. There is something for every one, from luxury hotels & villas to all inclusive properties, small intimate hotels & apartments. Special rates will be made available for groups. 
Hotels & Apartments on the South Coast are located within a 4 mile radius (2.5 km) of the Yacht Club, some are within walking distance

pdfOpen the Barbados presentation to find out more

pdfBarbados Yacht Club Pictures

Pre-registration is now open - click here to register




Barbados 2017 Documents

Filename Size Date & Time
An Adobe Acrobat file 2017-05-11-Finn-Masters-2017-SI-FINAL.pdf 415.08 KB 2017-06-05 21:14:25
An Adobe Acrobat file Addendum-Q-27-Apr-17.pdf 94.35 KB 2017-06-05 09:52:30
An Adobe Acrobat file Amendment-1-Finn-ABA.pdf 83.86 KB 2017-06-05 09:52:30
A Microsoft Word file FINN-2017-ENTRY-FORM_FINAL.doc 192.5 KB 2016-12-13 10:52:33
An Adobe Acrobat file Finn-Info-to-Competitors.pdf 101.14 KB 2017-06-05 09:52:30
An Adobe Acrobat file Notice-of-Race-Finn-World-Masters-2017-FINAL-revA.pdf 521.6 KB 2017-01-27 08:59:07
An Adobe Acrobat file SP-Finn-Masters-2017.pdf 60.95 KB 2017-06-05 09:52:30

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