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Viaporin Tuoppi 2017, SuPS

Viaporin Tuoppi is the biggest event for wooden boats in Europe. This year it was organized for the 33rd time. The sailing weather was light and partly cloudy. After most of the boats had arrived to the after sail party at the Suomenlinna island the worst thunderstorm of the whole summer struck the event, anyhow without causing any bigger damages. 80 photos and a short 2 minute video. Results, which are not the most important thing in this event, can […]

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2017, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge had after many years a new defender of the trophy. MayBe VI had the previous year beated Sara af Hangö. First time in the new history of this race the qualification race could not be sailed before the lunch because of the fog. The race committee decided that the challenger will be the winner of a single race after the lunch. Sara af Hangö won that race and sailed in the final, but MayBe VI was able to […]

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

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2016, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge is an annual 6mR race organized by NJK, where the challengers race before lunch and the winner challenges last years winner in the afternoon. Sara af Hangö from HSF has been undefeated for many years and was ready to meet the challenge again. The three best ones after total three races before lunch were: Maybe VI – NJK 6 points Off Course – HSK, 10 points Astrée III – HSS, 11 points In the afternoon Sara af Hangö […]

Hanko Regatta 2016

The one and greatest Hanko Regatta was sailed on the second weekend of July in varying winds and some fog on Saturday morning. Almost 200 yachts in 17 different classes on 4 separate race areas during three days makes it a popular regatta for a hardcore sailor and for less serious holiday sailors as well. Sorry for not having any photos of the Moth class. I was just not on the right place on the right time. 25 photos from […]

Helsinki Regatta 2016

Helsinki Regatta photos of keelboat classes from Saturday races in nice sunny weather and light to medium wind. If you wonder why there are not so many photos of the 6mR yachts, it is because I was asked to shoot some video of the 6mR class. Download keelboat results.   Please also check photogallery from Mika Lilja

Viaporin Tuoppi 2015, SuPS

The funniest and greatest wooden boat event in Finland organized by Suomenlinnan Pursiseura. This year already the 31st time almost 200 yachts racing along the shores of Helsinki. The light wind and sunny weather guaranteed that people enjoyed both racing on the sea and after sail in the Suomenlinna harbour. Totally 246 photos, but anyhow couldn’t get you all. If you are looking for a specific yacht it might be more comfortable to search direct in the Flickr Album.

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2015, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge organized by NJK and sponsored by Sinebrychoff. Annual challenge race for 6mR yachts, where winner of the 3 morning races meets last years champion in one-on-one races in the afternoon. Again the last year winner “Sara af Hangö” was successful in defeating the championship with a 2-0 result against a new challenger, F46 Astree from HSS with Ossi Paija at helm. Congratulations to the winners Henrik Tenström, Markus Mannström, Sten Erik Molander, Manni Borg and Sebastian Blechingberg.

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) […]