Welcome to Finnish Zoom8 Class Web pages!
Zoom8 dinghy was born in Finland in 1991. Today there are over one thousand dinghies in various countries and the class has been accepted as an ISAF International Class.
International readers, who are interested in getting some insight into Zoom8’s homeland can find some assistance on this page. Most of the links below will open on Finnish pages, but there is some information also in English.
News – Uutiset
Some news are also in English. You can find old news by scrolling the “headline bar”.
Zoom8 dinghy – Zoom8-jolla
Information of Zoom8. Link to English pages on http://www.zoom8.org/.
FIZ – Liitto
This page contains information of the Finnish Zoom8 Class Association, incl. contact data.
Calendar – Kalenteri
This page shows all important events with links to the organizer’s pages, if available.
Results and Ranking – Tulokset
These pages show the results of ranking events and National Championships as well as some other interesting results. More results can be found via the links on Calendar – kalenteri pages. The results page software is written by the webmaster and allows for easy and reliable input of results, including scoring functions.
The page shows the results of the national Zoom8 ranking series. It contains scoring mathematics for the unique FIZ ranking system. The ranking system takes into account the number of competitors in each event and the final position, giving some bonus to the first three positions. Currently there are 8 ranking events per season, and 5 best scores are taken to the final table. See ranking rules.
Instructions and rules – Ohjeet ja säännöt
Contains class rules, national rules, instructions, etc. Partly in English.
Links – Linkit
Here you can find links to other countries’ Zoom8 associations and other useful pages.
Feedback – Palaute
Here you can give comments about the pages to make them even better.
Home page – Etusivu
The home page shows the newest news, future events, and latest entries in chat, as well as links, not to forget the sponsors.