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Wessel & Vett Cup 2016, KDY

This year the Kongelig Dansk Yachtclub, being the oldest yacht club in Denmark, celebrates it’s 150th anniversary. The Meter Rule has an important role in the history of the yacht club. The 5.5m, 8mR and 12mR classes are racing in the Wessel & Vett Cup. For Sailpix this is the first regatta abroad, mainly for the first time to see the Finnish 12mR Blue Marlin racing with other 12mR yachts and also to follow the other Finnish yachts that are […]

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.

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) […]

Viaporin Tuoppi 2014, SuPS

The 30th Viaporin Tuoppi with many sail yachts outside of Helsinki in the biggest wooden yacht event in Nordic. The light wind and sunny weather guaranteed that people enjoyed both racing on the sea and after sail on land. Some extra after sail photos have been published in the Sailpix Facebook group For quicker searching of a specific photo, please, check the Sailpix Flickr album. More Viaporin Tuoppi photos at Jorma Rautapää’s Sails and Sea webpage.

Hanko Regatta 2014 Saturday

The Saturday morning was foggy so the race committee postponed the start. After noon AP flag came down and all boats headed to the race courses. Quite soon the half of the boats returned as there was no wind or it was too foggy. Just F18 catamarans started and on another course also other smaller boats. Photos are from F18 race before it was stopped and from the main pier in the harbor where people were enjoying each others company on […]

8 Metre Worlds 2013 Book

Sailpix has published a 100 page photo book capturing the racing and social side of the event. The book is made in cooperation with the Finnish Eight Metre Association and Helsingfors Segelsällskap. The first sets of 50+27 books ordered to Finland have been sold out and there will not be any more bulk orders to Finland. The book is still available for ordering direct at blurb.com. 8 Metre Worlds 2013 Helsinki By Erik Lahteenmaki   8 Metre Worlds 2013 Helsinki […]

8mR Birgit – Season 2013

On request of the owner of 8mR yacht Birgit, a special collection of the best photos of the yacht during sailing season 2013.  

Bowmans Life

Bowmans Life – Some random pictures from the more wet compartment of the 6mR and 8mR classics and some other team photos. All taken at Hanko Regatta 2013.