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First 36.7 World Cup 2017, HSK

First 36.7 Finland and Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) organizing the First 36.7 World Cup in Helsinki. First sailing day was delayed by the strong Northern wind causing some issues for the race committee getting the race course marked, but after the course had been set the sailing started in 10 m/s wind in nice sunshine. Photos are from the first and second race.    

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 […]

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 […]

Melges World Championships 2017

Melges 24 World Championships organised by Helsingfors Segelklubb from the 31st of July to 4th of August 2017. I had the honor and pleasure to photograph these World class sailors during Thursday the 3rd in a strong 12-14 m/s wind and clear and sunny weather, woohoo!! Please have patience, because the best downwind spinnaker photos are at the end. Pure sailing pleasure. I was trying to get as many teams as possible photographed, therefore so many (156) photos. My apologies […]

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

Audi Dinghy Regatta 2017, HSF

Europe and Zoom8 class dinghies weekend regatta organized by Hangö Segelförening (HSF). Photos (52) are from Sunday with more wind than on Saturday, but unfortunately also some clouds. Many individual photos of the junior sailors.   If you were sailing at this Audi Dinghy Regatta, you can get the photo of yourself FOR FREE in full resolution by sending your info in the form below. Your email address will not be used for anything else.  

WB Sails Round the Buyous 2017, HSK

Traditional windward leeward race organized by Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) sailed in light wind and clear sunshine. Winner of the bigger ORC A class was Tea Ekengren / Swan 45 “Blue Nights”, followed by Vesa Särkikangas / Sinergia 40 “Adela” and Jani Lehti / Next 37 “Mercedes-AMG”. Winner of the ORC B class was Joonas Sandholm / First 36.7 “Arwen”. Also worth mentioning is the new yacht type Farr 52 “Audi e-tron” in Finland, making it’s debut in Sailpix photos.  All […]

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.

Koivusaari Spring Regatta 2017, NJK

The traditional opener of the dinghy race sailing season in Helsinki. Dinghy classes Laser Standard, laser radial, laser 4.7, Europe, Zoom8 sailing in clear sunny spring weather with weak to medium wind. The 80 photos are from Sunday afternoon from second and third race.   Results are available at NJK:s homepage The second half of the slideshow contains plenty of individual photos of the sailors. If you find yourself in any of the photos you can get the photo FOR […]