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Hanko Regatta 2019

The greatest sailing regatta in Finland with about 250 boats competing in 18 different classes. Three days of tight race sailing and nice social life in Hanko, the southernmost town of Finland. Friday was a day of big waves especially at the race area D with the bigger keelboats. Friday photos (45) – Area C (5m, A-Boat, Albin Express, Dragon, Finn, Folkboat, Hai)   Friday photos (115) – Area D (6mR, 8mR, First 31.7, H-boat, J80)   Saturday was a […]

Audi Dinghy Regatta 2019, HSF

Laser classes (4,7, radial, standard), Europe, Snipe, Optimist and Zoom8 class dinghies weekend regatta organized by Hangö Segelförening (HSF). Sailpix photos, sixth year in a row, are from Sunday in sunny weather and very light wind. Laser classes, Europe, Snipe (74) photos   Optimist, Zoom8 (64) photos   Results from MANAGE2SAIL

Espoo-Suursaari Race 2019

Espoo-Suursaari Race is Finland’s biggest off-shore sailing race. Sailpix photos are from the start and from the Helsinki Lighthouse (Helsingin Majakka or “Kasuuni”), where the Sailpix RIB made her first visit thanks to the calm and warm weather. Start   Helsinki Lighthouse – Kasuuni

Krångel Star Challenge 2019, ESS

Krångel Star Challenge is a regatta organized by Ekenäs Segelsällskap (ESS). Regatta is sailed just outside of historical Ekenäs old town and the, on poles built, restaurant Knipan.  Photos (59) are from Saturday in fresh South-West wind and changing between sunny and cloudy. Five races were sailed on Saturday. Great thanks to the friendly onshore personnell of ESS and the RIB drivers Kasper and Vincent who took me wherever I wanted on the race course.    

Open Spring Match Race Cup 2019, NJK

Opening of the Match Race season with the Grade 2 Open Spring Match Race Cup at NJK, Björkholmen. Photos are from Sunday. Congratulations to the winners, team Wosiński, as well as to Team Tallberg in 2nd place and van Beek in 3rd place.     This time the photos were taken without the Sailpix RIB, which is still waiting for the launch. First series is from the shore of Hanasaari island and the second series of photos are taken with […]

DN Icesailing Finnish Nationals 2019

DN Icesailing Finland organized the Finnish National at lake Pyhäjärvi in Western Finland with Kristalliranta resort as base. Photos and video are from the first two starts on Saturday. After these two starts the racing was discontinued because of the snow, bad visibilty and wind reaching 12 m/s in gusts. The three best in final results: John Winquist (FIN) Tomas Lindgren (SWE) Ben Kloos (NED) RESULTS (source: DN Icesailing Finland webpage).   Aerial views from Kristalliranta resort.  

Formula18 Nordic Championship, HSF

Hangö Segelförening together with the Finnish Formula18 Association organizing the 2018 Formula18 Nordic Championship regatta in Hanko. A three day regatta 7th to 9th of September. First day with strong, above 10 m/s second, wind and big waves giving the sailors a challenging, but a at the same time also a rewarding, sailing day. Friday photos (80).   Video Saturday Saturday photos (52).   Video Sunday Sunday photos (56).   Hangö Segelförening results page NOTE to sailors in the regatta. […]

First 36.7 World Cup 2018, HSK

First 36.7 Finland r.y. in cooperation with Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) is organizing the World Cup in Helsinki from 23rd to 26th of August. More information on the event webpage or the Facebook page. Photos (65) from the first day, second race.        

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.

29er European Championship 2018

The Finnish Sail Racing Organisation together with the International 29er Class Association is organizing the 2018 29er European Championship regatta in Helsinki, Finland from 4th to 12th of August, 2018.   Here 66 photos from Saturday.   Here 70 photos from Thursday.   Link to the RESULTS PAGE of the event. If you were sailing at the 29er Europeans, you can get the photo of yourself FOR FREE in full resolution by sending your info in the form below. Your email […]