During the spring renovation of our 6mR yacht FIN-60 "Off Course" I heard that the Finnish Olympic sailing team is having a training camp the following week at the same sailing club, HSK (Helsingfors Segelklubb). I got out with my RIB on a sunny and windy day and got some photos of the laser class and just a couple of the fast moving 49ers and the new foiling iQFoil surfboards. After a short coffee break I picked up a drone and filmed the Windsurf Team foiling (and swimming). Unfortunately I didn't...
Let me tell you about the strange incident that lead to these nice photos. Yesterday, 4th of July, I went to the local S-Market in Hanko shopping some food. On the way in I saw a drunk guy walking wrong way through the closed entrance gate carrying two boxes of beer in his hands. A clear shoplifter (myymälävaras). Something had to be done. A group of young guys entering the store after me also noted what was happening. We agreed to catch the guy and ran after him. He had disappeared behind the...
In autumn 2016 the Foiling Center with it's base at Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) received their first foiling boat, a Nacra 20 FCS Carbon. It is the absolute top model in Nacra's catamaran series. The coming summer 2017 the center will receive a semi-foiling Nacra 15, which is designed for youth sailors. The Nacra 15 will be rebuilt to a fully foiling model during the summer 2017. The center is also offering the opportunity to sail a Moth, a small foiling monohull. The Foiling Center-concept,...
Last time out with the RIB photographing seaside action. HSS Sailing Center season end and two funny kitesurfers in Merisatama, Helsinki.
Photos from two NJK junior training sessions in September 2013 with Laser Radial and 29ers. View Slideshow
Some nice photos of Moth sailors training outside of Lauttasaari (Ferry Island, Helsinki) in a September evening. Open Slideshow
Just a couple of photos of some surfers outside of Lauttasaari (Ferry Island, Helsinki) catched in the evening sun while photographing NJK juniors training. View Slideshow
Catharina Sandman from NJK won Womens Zoom8 World Championship in 2013 assisted by her sister Cecilia Sandman who was fourth. Results. Here some photos of the sisters at a training session in September. View Slideshow
Some photos of two Formula 18 and one Nacra 17 teams training around Melkki Island, Helsinki. View Slideshow
The X Sail Racing Team is organizing sail training for all offshore sailing teams. Here some pictures from two separate training sessions 16.5.2013 and 30.5.2013.