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Women’s Match Race World Championship 2017, NJK

NJK hosting the Women’s Match Racing World Championship in Helsinki. The results and more media are available at the event Facebook page. Read also the World Sailing press release. Photos from the finals (bronze) Palludan – Östling and (gold) McGregor – Groenevold   Photos from semifinals 21.6.2017: Palludan against Groeneveld and Östling against MacGregor   Photos from Round Robin 19.6.2017

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.  

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

Women’s Z80 Match Race Cup, NJK

NJK Sailing Center organized a good opportunity to get familiar with the J80 boats before the coming Women´s  Match Race World Championship 16th-21st of June in Helsinki. Here 55 photos from Sunday semifinals and finals.   The teams in the photos and results TOP4: 1. Mikaela Fors (FIN) 2. Trine Palludan (DEN) 3. Antonia Degerlund (FIN) 4. Marinella Laaksonen (FIN)  

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 […]

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 […]

Foiling Center, Helsinki

In autumn 2016 the Foiling Center with it’s base at Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) received their first foiling boat, a Nacra 20 FCS Carbon. It is the absolute top model in Nacra’s catamaran series. The coming summer 2017 the center will receive a semi-foiling Nacra 15, which is designed for youth sailors. The Nacra 15 will be rebuilt to a fully foiling model during the summer 2017. The center is also offering the opportunity to sail a Moth, a small foiling […]

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.