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Category : Off Shore

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 […]

Nord Stream Race, Leg 2

The prestigeous Swan 60’s in the Nord Stream Race leaving Helsinki after a weekend stopover. Weather cloudy, temperature around 15 deg. C and a nice 6-8 m/s tailwind helping the yachts to escape from the approaching eastern rain front. Thanks to Eero Lehtinen at windx.fi for the news feed and keeping Sailpix updated.

WB Sails Round the Buoys 2014, HSK

The traditional  “WB Sails” race in the Finnish Offshore Ranking series with three races on windward/leeward race course. Totally 30 yachts, divided in 5 different classes including an own class for the X-99, were racing in the quite light, but shifting wind. Photos are from race 1 and 2. Results: IRC, ORC1, ORC2, ORC3, X-99 First race (99 photos)   Second race (51 photos)  

Nord Stream Race 2014, Leg 1

The Swan fleet consisting of 6 Swan 60’s and 1 Swan 45 arrived this morning in Helsinki. The offshore race from St. Petersburg to Helsinki was finished in the night at 3:00 am after the race director decided to finish the race because of light wind.  At 03:00 am the positions of the yachts were determined via the race tracker. The boat with the shortest distance to the lighthouse Helsinki Majakka, where the original finish was planned, won the race. […]