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Folkboat Finnish Championship 2018, SPS

The Finnish Championship regatta for Nordic Folkboat was organised this year by Suomalainen Pursiseura in Helsinki. Photos are from the two last races of the regatta on Sunday in good wind and waves and mainly sunny weather. Could be this was the last warm weekend of the summer. Let’s see.   RESULTS on the organisers webpage.

Dragon Gold Cup 2018, HSK

The Dragon Gold Cup 2018 in Helsinki from the 20th to 28th of July 2018 is supported with Sailpix photos on this page. Sixth and final day at the Dragon Gold Cup. Two races (4 and 5) were sailed. Last race in best sailing conditions with sun and strong wind. See final results HERE.   Photos (110) from race 5.   Photos (84) from race 4.   Drone video – Both starts of race 4.   Photos (42) from the fifth day […]

Hanko Regatta 2018

One of the main race sailing regattas in Finland with over 200 boats competing in 19 classes. This years photos are from Friday and Saturday. On Sunday I was called in with short notice, to sail in Lys2 class, so unfortunately I have no photos from the 49er, F18 or Moth. Also no photos from the Lys1 or Lys2 classes. Friday photos from race area D   Saturday photos from race area C   All results from the regatta  on […]

Dragon Spring Cup & Formula18 ranking, HSK

The Finnish Dragon class association together with the organizing club Helsingfors Segelklubb is busy preparing for the Dragon Gold Cup 2018 in Helsinki. The Worlds best dragon sailors will race for the Gold Cup 20th to 28th of July 2018. Here some photos (31) from the Dragon Spring Cup   At the same time the Formula18 class had a ranking race. Here 21 photos.   And sorry, no photos of the 4 folkboats.

8mR World Championships 2017, KNY

Sailpix.fi goes Norway to 8mR World Championships for the whole week 14th to 19th of August 2017. To get updates on what’s happening on Sailpix.fi, please join the Sailpix Facebook group. RACE RESULTS. Videos from the Worlds Day 5 Hard wind and only half of the fleet going out. Silja breaks her rig on the way out and Sira in the second start. Photos are quite few as I was recording video in the second race. In the dark winter […]

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

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.