ORC Club, IRC and Business LYS classes start photos in the traditional offshore race organized by Koivusaaren Pursiseura (KoPu). Good wind and sunny warm weather for the brave sailors heading to Tallinn, but one silly cloud above the start area disturbing the photographing.
Category: Off Shore
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) Photos...
The traditional windward leeward race for off shore sailors sponsored by sail maker “WB Sails”. It was really nice to see all the best Finnish off shore yachts with some guests from Estonia. Varying weather conditions with both light and stronger wind. 187 photos from race 1 and 2 when the sun was still shining. Results: ORC1, ORC2, ORC3, IRC, X-99
Season opening for the Finnish Off Shore sailors and for Sailpix. Race was sailed in light wind which increased during the day with plenty of sunshine. RESULTS ..and a 30 second video from the ORC1 class start.
Last offshore race of the season 2014 in Finland. Name of the race "Karvalakki" means "fur hat", which you can recognize in many of the 133 photos taken during the warm and partly sunny day. Results.
The final day at the Hanko Regatta was sunny and windy. Because of the hard wind 6mR and 8mR classes did not sail on race course D at all on Sunday, so final results are based on Friday races only for 6mR and 8mR. 5m class results are based on results from Friday and Saturday. All other classes were out enjoying the sunny but demanding sailing conditions. All results are available at the Hangoregattan.fi webpage. 27 photos from LYS classes start 78 photos from race course C (606, Hai,...
The traditional "WB Sails" race in the Finnish Offshore Ranking series with three races on windward/leeward race course. Totally 30 yachts, divided in 5 different classes including an own class for the X-99, were racing in the quite light, but shifting wind. Photos are from race 1 and 2. Results: IRC, ORC1, ORC2, ORC3, X-99 First race (99 photos) Second race (51 photos)
First race in the Finnish offshore ranking 2014 series, Pro Sailor Race, was sailed under quite perfect weather conditions. The sun was shining and the eastern wind was warm and of ideal strength. Totally 24 yachts were racing in three separate ORC classes. Please check the 60 photographs or the video. Results: ORC1, ORC2, ORC3
Karvalakkikisa (Fur Hat Race) organized by Koivusaaren Pursiseura was the last Offshore race of the season. Results.
Some photos from the start of the Helsinki - Tallinna Race in sunny and windy Friday afternoon before the yachts disappeared in the horizon.