Category : Match Race

Youth Match Race Worlds, Day 3

Another hot sailing day in the Helsinki sauna. According to news this is the warmest week in 50 years, so can’t say that we remeber anything warmer. The light wind continued, but all planned flights were sailed to close the round robin. Eight best will continue to quarter finals. Full results after round robin: 1 Joachim Aschenbrenner, Denmark 2 Sam Gilmour, Australia 3 Chris Steele, New Zealand 4 Mark Lees, Great Britain 5 Pierre Quiroga, France 6 Nevin Snow, USA […]

Youth Match Race Worlds, Day 2

Second day at the ISAF youth Match Race World Championship added up 12 flights to the total of 25 sailed. Before the sea breeze took over the weak North wind one flight was sailed. After more than one hour waiting the sailing continued until 18:30 in the evening. Finlands team with skipper Markus Rönnberg improved their position during the day with four straight wins compared to five losses on the first day. The target of the third day is to […]

Youth Match Race Worlds, Day 1

First racing day at the ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship 2014 hosted by NJK.  The day started sunny with some light breeze present. The Race Committee was able to complete the first two flights before the forecasted wind direction change took place. That put the competition on hold for half an hour, before the wind settled down into its new direction, where it stayed until the end of the day. It rose constantly towards the afternoon before coming down at […]

Youth Match Race Worlds, Opening

ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship 2014 hosted by NJK started today in sunny and warm Helsinki with the official opening ceremonies. Teams have been training during Monday and Tuesday and racing will start on Wednesday 23rd of July. In the photos teams return from the training, gather at the first briefing and finally the regatta is officially opened. NJK event webpage  

J80 Open Spring Cup 2014, NJK

High level 3 days match race regatta at NJK Match Race Center in Helsinki with world top ranked sailors. Heat, sun and light wind. 70 photos from last round robins on Saturday and the finals on Sunday. Results: 1. Björn Hansen, SWE (#3 ISAF ranking) 2. Joachim Aschenbrenner, DEN (# 14 ISAF ranking) 3. Camilla Ulrikkeholm, DEN (women #1 ISAF ranking) 4. Reuben Corbett, NZL (#15 ISAF ranking) All results

HSS Laser 16 Match 2013

This could be the last pairs of match race enthusiasts of the season 2013. Enjoying the clear and sunny weather in Helsinki sea harbour in the HSS Sailing Center Laser 16’s.  

J80 Season End Match Race 2013, NJK

J80 Season End G4 at NJK Match Race Center. Sunday in warm sunny weather. Results: 1. Rasmus Päivärinta 2. Lauri Kääpä 3. Matti Rekonen 4. Urmas Niine 5. Susanna Kukkonen 6. Eero Palomäki 7. Noora Tams (All-female) 8. Eerik Luka 9. Jesse Kivialho 10. Juha Haanperä 11. Marianne Stenstedt (All-female)  

J80 Open Nordic Championship 2013, NJK

Staffan Lindberg with his crew was unbeatable at the J80 Open Nordic Championship in Match Racing and won all his matches during the weekend at NJK Björkholmen. More results. View Slideshow  

Center Cup, part VI 2013, HSS

First out in the spring, last out in autumn – It’s the 6m Elliots at HSS Sailing Center – Center Cup, now part VI. View Slideshow  

Match Race Finnish Championship 2013, HSS

Match Race Finnish Championship at HSS Sailing Center in Helsinki. Pictures from first day in sunny weather and light wind. View Slideshow