The Melges 24 Finnish National Champion 2014 is "Lenny" EST790 helmed by Tonu Toniste. Lenny won five races of eight and ended at 10 points followed by "Fundanything.com" with 16 points and at third place "Navy Sailing" with 18 points. Photographs are from Saturday first and second race in good wind where the downwind speed of the boats got at it's best up to 18 knots. Really sorry I didn't get photos of "Lenny - the winner" in downwind action. Didn't have the possibility to follow the races the...
Category: Fleet Race
Fleet racing with non-classic boats
Audi Dinghy Regatta organized by Hangö Segelförening in the most southern city of Finland. For the Laser 4,7 class the planned National Championship status was cancelled because of too few registered sailors. So for all classes including also Laser standard, Laser radial, Europe, and Zoom it was a normal ranking regatta. Totally 58 dinghy sailors were sailing two days in light wind and weather varying between sunny and cloudy. The 154 photos are from Saturday two first races.
Traditional HSS Spring Cup (ex. Suunto Cup) with 38 yachts in six different classes: 606 (9), Albin Express (5), Dragon (5), Folkboat (4), First 31.7 (10), X-99 (5) . Totally two races were sailed on Saturday. On Sunday the wind was too light for sailing. 80 photos mainly from Saturday second race. Results.
First F18 ranking regatta of the season 2014 hosted by Helsingfors Segelsällskap together with Finnish Formula 18 Association and Finnish Sail Racing Organisation (FSRO). Just some photos (15) taken from the last start on Sunday while waiting for the Pro Sailor Race offshore sailors to come back from the "ocean". Results.
Photo collection of Melges 24 yacht Fundanything.com helmed by Tomi Hakola. If you are wondering what this "Fund anything" means, this is what their webpage tells: "FundAnything is a fast, easy way to raise money online. Individuals or groups can create campaigns that highlight their personal stories or causes and explain in detail what they are trying to achieve by raising money. The possibilities are limitless. You can use FundAnything to raise money for a business idea, tuition, medical...
Melges 24 Finnish Championship organized by HSK. Pictures from both Saturday and Sunday. View Slideshow
Formula 18 Finnish Championship organized by HSK. Pictures from Saturday and Sunday. View Slideshow
606 Finnish Championship organized by HSS. Pictures from 3 races on Saturday and 1 race on Sunday. View Slideshow
H-Boat Finnish Championship in Uusikaupunki organized by UPS. Pictures from rainy Friday, when photographing in the rain and dim light was a real challenge. View Slideshow
Some photos of two Formula 18 and one Nacra 17 teams training around Melkki Island, Helsinki. View Slideshow