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Category : Off Shore

Baltic Offshore Week 2017, M

Baltic Offshore Week 2017 is at the same time Finnish and Estonian offshore championships. The race base is at the beautiful island “Särkkä” in Helsinki. This year BOW is organized by Merenkävijät and Kalev Yacht Club. Photos (77) are from the first day whan the boats start for the long offshore course in bright sunshine and light wind.   Results can be found on the event homepage bow.fi

Suursaari Race 2017

Suursaari Race is Finlands biggest offshore race and this was the 27th year that it was organized. The race course is interesting as the Suursaari island, which you sail around, before was a part of Finland but today belongs to Russia. The 52 photos are from the start on Friday evening, before the yachts disappeared in the horizon. This years race was special as for first time a real maxi yacht attended, when Ludde Ingvalls “CQS” was in the race […]

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 […]

WB Sails Round the Buoys 2016, HSK

For the sixth time in a row and total the eighth time Sailpix photos from the annual windward leeward race for offshore yachts organized by Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK). Varying wind and weather during every race put some challenge on the sailors, but all three races were sailed successfully. So many photos taken that they will be published in parts. To get info about new photos, please, join the Sailpix FB-group. Photos (100) from the first race.   Photos (53) from […]

Helsinki-Tallinna Race 2015, KoPu

ORC Club, IRC and Business LYS classes start photos in the traditional offshore race organized by Koivusaaren Pursiseura (KoPu). Good wind and sunny warm weather for the brave sailors heading to Tallinn, but one silly cloud above the start area disturbing the photographing.

Hanko Regatta 2015

Once again Hanko and HSF showed the best sides of summer and sailing for the more than 200 boats attending the biggest annual sailing regatta in Finland. During the three days everyone could enjoy the good races, sun, wind and good after sail partys. Results are available on the Hanko Regatta webpage. Photos from Friday (LYS start, race area C and D).   Photos from Saturday (race area D)   Photos from Sunday (2,4mR, Formula 18 and race area C) […]

WB Sails Round the Buoys 2015, HSK

The traditional  windward leeward race for off shore sailors sponsored by sail maker “WB Sails”.  It was really nice to see all the best Finnish off shore yachts with some guests from Estonia. Varying weather conditions with both light and stronger wind. 187 photos from race 1 and 2 when the sun was still shining. Results: ORC1, ORC2, ORC3, IRC, X-99

Pro Sailor Race 2015, HSK

Season opening for the Finnish Off Shore sailors and for Sailpix. Race was sailed in light wind which increased during the day with plenty of sunshine. RESULTS ..and a 30 second video from the ORC1 class start.

Karvalakki 2014, KoPu

Last offshore race of the season 2014 in Finland. Name of the race “Karvalakki” means “fur hat”, which you can recognize in many of the 133 photos taken during the warm and partly sunny day. Results.  

Hanko Regatta 2014 Sunday

The final day at the Hanko Regatta was sunny and windy. Because of the hard wind 6mR and 8mR classes did not sail on race course D at all on Sunday, so final results are based on Friday races only for 6mR and 8mR. 5m class results are based on results from Friday and Saturday. All other classes were out enjoying the sunny but demanding sailing conditions. All results are available at the Hangoregattan.fi webpage. 27 photos from LYS classes […]