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Wessel & Vett Cup 2016, KDY

This year the Kongelig Dansk Yachtclub, being the oldest yacht club in Denmark, celebrates it’s 150th anniversary. The Meter Rule has an important role in the history of the yacht club. The 5.5m, 8mR and 12mR classes are racing in the Wessel & Vett Cup. For Sailpix this is the first regatta abroad, mainly for the first time to see the Finnish 12mR Blue Marlin racing with other 12mR yachts and also to follow the other Finnish yachts that are […]

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2016, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge is an annual 6mR race organized by NJK, where the challengers race before lunch and the winner challenges last years winner in the afternoon. Sara af Hangö from HSF has been undefeated for many years and was ready to meet the challenge again. The three best ones after total three races before lunch were: Maybe VI – NJK 6 points Off Course – HSK, 10 points Astrée III – HSS, 11 points In the afternoon Sara af Hangö […]

Folkboat Gold Cup 2016, HSK

Folkboat Gold Cup, this year in Finland and organized by Helsingfors Segelklubb. This is practically same than the World Championships for this traditional Nordic keelboat class. Total 65 boats competing during one July week. First slideshow 114 photos are from Thursday in light wind and changing cloudiness.   Second slideshow 167 photos from Friday race 1, with wind building up during the afternoon.   Third slideshow with 115 photos from the Friday race 2. Sun and strong wind during the […]

Hanko Regatta 2016

The one and greatest Hanko Regatta was sailed on the second weekend of July in varying winds and some fog on Saturday morning. Almost 200 yachts in 17 different classes on 4 separate race areas during three days makes it a popular regatta for a hardcore sailor and for less serious holiday sailors as well. Sorry for not having any photos of the Moth class. I was just not on the right place on the right time. 25 photos from […]

Helsinki Regatta 2016

Helsinki Regatta photos of keelboat classes from Saturday races in nice sunny weather and light to medium wind. If you wonder why there are not so many photos of the 6mR yachts, it is because I was asked to shoot some video of the 6mR class. Download keelboat results.   Please also check photogallery from Mika Lilja

Krångel Star Challenge 2016, ESS

A new unique weekend regatta organized by Ekenäs Segelsällskap (ESS) in the heart of the beautiful small town of Ekenäs, with open and classic Star classes. Photos are from Sunday in cloudy weather and light wind. Winner team Kalle Pihl and Andy Nyström.

Viaporin Tuoppi 2015, SuPS

The funniest and greatest wooden boat event in Finland organized by Suomenlinnan Pursiseura. This year already the 31st time almost 200 yachts racing along the shores of Helsinki. The light wind and sunny weather guaranteed that people enjoyed both racing on the sea and after sail in the Suomenlinna harbour. Totally 246 photos, but anyhow couldn’t get you all. If you are looking for a specific yacht it might be more comfortable to search direct in the Flickr Album.

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2015, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge organized by NJK and sponsored by Sinebrychoff. Annual challenge race for 6mR yachts, where winner of the 3 morning races meets last years champion in one-on-one races in the afternoon. Again the last year winner “Sara af Hangö” was successful in defeating the championship with a 2-0 result against a new challenger, F46 Astree from HSS with Ossi Paija at helm. Congratulations to the winners Henrik Tenström, Markus Mannström, Sten Erik Molander, Manni Borg and Sebastian Blechingberg.

Folkboat Finnish Nationals 2015, HSK

First day at the Finnish Championships with altogether 25 yachts competing at the Ytterskär race area. Quite perfect sailing conditions and one of the warmest days of summer. Results at HSK race pages.  

Audi Open Dragon Nordic Championships 2015, HSF

On the first day the wind in Hanko was too strong and gusty. On the second day the light and unstable wind allowed only one race, but on Thursday, the third day at the Audi Open Dragon Nordic Championships, the wind was near prefect. After totally five sailed races the Jouko Lindgren with his crew secured his championship. See full results at the HSF webpage.