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8mR World Championships 2017, KNY

Sailpix.fi goes Norway to 8mR World Championships for the whole week. RACE RESULTS. 18.8.2017 Day 4 at the Worlds. After a well deserved lay day it was time for some racing again. The weather was cloudy in the morning, but it was sunny a couple of times before a rain shower during the debriefing at the yacht club. Day 4 – Race 1 Day 4 – Race 2 Day 4 – In the harbour Finnish 8mR yachts at the Worlds […]

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 […]

M32 series – Battle of Helsinki 2016

M32 Series was formed to create a professional sailing series on a regional level where the best sailors, from different disciplines, meet to see who’s #1. This year four racing teams and one training team racing in the Helsinki event at the Hernesaari race sailing arena. 23 photos from first day sunny, and later cloudy, afternoon.   See more info and results on the M32 Series webpage.  

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 […]