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WIM Series Helsinki 2016, NJK

The Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series) is a sailing series for women, hosted by the Women’s International Match Racing Association and joined by the world’s leading female match racing sailors. During 2016 the series is touring around the world at following locations: June 27 – July 1, Helsinki Women’s Match, Helsinki, Finland, J/80. August 8 – 13, Lysekil Women’s Match, Lysekil, Sweden, DS 37. September 20 – 25, Women’s Match Racing World Championship, Sheboygan, USA, Elliott 6m. October […]

RS:X windsurfer women

First time ever I had the opportunity to photograph absolute world top RS:X windsurfer women training. This is Ingrid Puusta from Estonia and Tuuli Petäjä-Sirén from Finland, both Top20 ISAF ranked windsurfers, preparing for the RS:X class European Championships in Helsinki 2nd to 7th of July and for the Rio Olympics. The coach is Matthew Rickard and the third windsurfer (FIN-56) is Alexandra Blinnikka.

NJK Laser Training Center

Photos from NJK Laser Training Center session in the beginning of July 2013. NJK:s training center for elite sailors in Laser Radial is a cooperation between NJK, Finnish Sailing and Boatsport Association and the Finnish Olympic Committee. Trainer: Jan Gahmberg. Sailors: Niki Blässar, Monika Mikkola, Matilda Akkola. In July 2013 Niki Blässar got the silver medal at the Laser Radial World U21 Championships at lake Balaton, Hungary. Results. In January 2014 Monika Mikkola won her class at the Laser Radial youth World […]

Women’s Zoom8 World Champion 2013

Catharina Sandman from NJK won Womens Zoom8 World Championship in 2013 assisted by her sister Cecilia Sandman who was fourth. Results. Here some photos of the sisters at a training session in September. View Slideshow  

Women’s Matchrace Eurosaf Qualifier 2011, HSS

Women’s Matchrace Eurosaf Qualifier Race in Helsinki. Open Slideshow  

Women’s Match Race Nordic Championship 2010, HSS

Nordic Championship in Women’s Match Race at Audi HSS Match Race Center in Helsinki. Pictures of the teams, first 5 flights on Friday and the finals in good wind on Sunday. Open Slideshow