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X-Yachts Finland Cup 2014, HSF

Second day at the X-Yachts Finland Cup, which is traditionally sailed in Hanko and races organized by HSF. Event is a come-together regatta for all X-Yacht sailors and is friendly hosted by Robi Gripenberg from X-Yachts Finland. Pictures are from X-41, X-99 and Family class races. At the end of the slideshows pictures from first day pricegiving and dinner.

Youth Match Race Worlds

Denmark wins the ISAF Youth Match Race World Championship. Joachim Aschen-brenner with his team was convincing with only two race losses during the whole week. Australia gets silver, and bronze goes to the USA. Full report on the ISAF webpage. All results. NJK event webpage

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  

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 […]

HSS Spring Cup 2014

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.

Restoration of 6mR Renata, part I

The restoration of the 6mR yacht Renata has recently started at Ekenäs Båtvarv. Club Renata, owner of the yacht, will bring the yacht back to it’s original year 1928 condition. Renata is a very important 6mR yacht in the Finnish race sailing history. See Finnish 6 Metre Associations Renata-page. Sailpix has visited Ekenäs Båtvarv together with Jorma Rautapää to hear Peter Granström telling about the first steps in the restoration. Sailpix will be following the project.   Please, also check Jorma Rautapää’s – Sails […]

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.  

FinSMA activitites in 2003

2003 – Ten years ago. Some photos from a Finnish Six Metre Association meeting with familiar faces and some from Musto Classic regatta, when the 6mR yacht Klara Stjärna was yellow (submarine)! Photos taken with my first digital camera with almost 1 megapixel resolution. View Slideshow  

8mR World Championships 2013, HSS

8mr World Championships 2013 in Helsinki. This great event has an own page, with photos every day from both the tune-up regatta and the real World Championships. 8mR Worlds 2013 Page  

Hanko Regatta 2013

Hanko Regatta 2013 organized by HUS, HSF and ESS, with many separate slideshows Day 1: 8mR Class / 6mR Class / Albin Express, First 31.7, SM 40, J80. Day 2: Hai boat / 606, Dragon, A, H-boat, Folkboat / 8mR Class / 6mR Class / After Sail / Extras.