The Women’s International Match Racing Series (WIM Series) is a sailing series for women, hosted by the Women’s International Match Racing Association and joined by the world’s leading female match racing sailors. During 2016 the series is touring around the world at following locations: June 27 – July 1, Helsinki Women’s Match, Helsinki, Finland, J/80. August 8 – 13, Lysekil Women’s Match, Lysekil, Sweden, DS 37. September 20 – 25, Women’s Match Racing World Championship,...
Laser Radial, Laser 4.7, Europe and Zoom8 class dinghies training camp and weekend regatta organized by the most Southern sailing club in Finland, Hangö Segelförening (HSF). The club is celebrating it's 110-year anniversary in 2016. Photos from Saturday, with many individual photos of the brave junior sailors. RESULTS If you were sailing at this Audi Dinghy Regatta, you can get the photo of yourself FOR FREE in full resolution by sending your info in the form below. Your email...
For the sixth time in a row and total the eighth time Sailpix photos from the annual windward leeward race for offshore yachts organized by Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK). Varying wind and weather during every race put some challenge on the sailors, but all three races were sailed successfully. So many photos taken that they will be published in parts. To get info about new photos, please, join the Sailpix FB-group. Photos (100) from the first race. Photos (53) from the second...
A new unique weekend regatta organized by Ekenäs Segelsällskap (ESS) in the heart of the beautiful small town of Ekenäs, with open and classic Star classes. Photos are from Sunday in cloudy weather and light wind. Winner team Kalle Pihl and Andy Nyström.
Stayed less than an hour at the Tulliniemi beach, but anyhow I managed to get some nice photos of the windsurfers. Recognized only Vesa Poutainen, whom I have on video from earlier. These photos are available in full resolution HERE
The Open Spring Match Race Cup is a G2 level match race event organized by the NJK Sailing Center. Photos are from the semifinals and final races between top ISAF ranked teams on Sunday in perfect sunny and windy weather. The four best teams (ISAF ranking): 1. Olli-Pekka Lumijärvi (12) 2. Markus Rönnberg (26) 3. Mati Sepp (13) 4. Antti Luhta (24) LINK to all results
First time ever I had the opportunity to photograph absolute world top RS:X windsurfer women training. This is Ingrid Puusta from Estonia and Tuuli Petäjä-Sirén from Finland, both Top20 ISAF ranked windsurfers, preparing for the RS:X class European Championships in Helsinki 2nd to 7th of July and for the Rio Olympics. The coach is Matthew Rickard and the third windsurfer (FIN-56) is Alexandra Blinnikka.
DN icesailing Open Finnish Championship regatta at lake Pyhäjärvi in Säkylä, Finland 19th and 20th of March 2016 organized by Borgå Segelsällskap. Photos from three first races on Saturday. On Saturday races started after 1½ hours of waiting for the wind. Sunday no races because of no wind. The second slideshow contains 139 photos of individual DN sailors.
The cold winter eased for a while at the end of January. Ice and snow melted from some of the beaches in Hanko, the most southern city of Finland. Immediately a group of kiteboarders gathered to enjoy the open sea and opening of the kiteboarding season 2016. While waiting for all kiteboarders I had the opportunity to get some photos of knee-injured Rita de Kite, one of the central persons in Hanko kiteboarders.