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8mR World Championships 2017, KNY

Sailpix.fi goes Norway to 8mR World Championships for the whole week 14th to 19th of August 2017. To get updates on what’s happening on Sailpix.fi, please join the Sailpix Facebook group. RACE RESULTS. Videos from the Worlds Day 5 Hard wind and only half of the fleet going out. Silja breaks her rig on the way out and Sira in the second start. Photos are quite few as I was recording video in the second race. In the dark winter […]

Viaporin Tuoppi 2017, SuPS

Viaporin Tuoppi is the biggest event for wooden boats in Europe. This year it was organized for the 33rd time. The sailing weather was light and partly cloudy. After most of the boats had arrived to the after sail party at the Suomenlinna island the worst thunderstorm of the whole summer struck the event, anyhow without causing any bigger damages. 80 photos and a short 2 minute video. Results, which are not the most important thing in this event, can […]

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2017, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge had after many years a new defender of the trophy. MayBe VI had the previous year beated Sara af Hangö. First time in the new history of this race the qualification race could not be sailed before the lunch because of the fog. The race committee decided that the challenger will be the winner of a single race after the lunch. Sara af Hangö won that race and sailed in the final, but MayBe VI was able to […]

Hanko Regatta 2017

After a 3 week windy period it was time again for Finland’s greatest annual race sailing regatta in Hanko. Weak wind and clear sunny weather kept the sailors long days on the sea, so it was real aftersail party after all sailing days. Not so much actionful photos in the mix of 76 sailing photos, but the better feeling on the pier. List of all Hanko Regatta photos 2006-2017.   The aftersail photos are from Saturday with 6mR yacht Boré […]

Helsinki Regatta 2017

Photos from the Helsinki Regatta are from Saturday with strong wind and cloudy weather. Unfortunately there are not any photos from Sunday when the wind was still strong, but the sun was shining. Experimentally the Dragon class photos are in black&white. Dragon class   Keelboat classes 5m, 5.5m, 6mR, 8mR   H-Boat

Krångel Star Challenge 2017, ESS

Second year for the Krångel Star Challenge organized by Ekenäs Segelsällskap (ESS). 10 boats sailed 9 races in excellent conditions with light to medium breeze. The Classic winner (over all 6th place) was Anders Hedman & Kustaa Lahtinen with Old Gipsy (FIN 4378) an Old Greenwich built boat from 1961. The over all winner was Stefan Winqvist and Olle Tötterman (FIN 8073, Courage). 4 Classic boats participated. Special thanks to Ken Thilman for the boat ride during photographing.

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 […]