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,...
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The most Southern town in Finland, Hanko, offers some good spots for kitesurfing as you can move around the peninsula with the wind. Here a short video of kitesurfers enjoying the warm and fresh autumn Southwest wind. Pietari Luoto, Chip Gylfe, Sini Lähdekorpi, Robin Lindqvist, Marek Hintze, Samuli Hintikka, Saila Innanen, Henrik Ulfves, Janne Kulmavuori and Rita Dekite, with speed measured 27.80 knots.
Autumn winds and cloudy weather called for video recording. Video footage is from one race on Friday when the wind was above 15 m/s and increasing. Results of the regatta.
The last surf season never ended and the surfers have been able to surf on seawater or icesurfing through the whole winter. First signs of spring were seen on Sunday 8th of March when more than 20 enthusiastic kitesurfers were surfing at the Secret spot. Thanks to all cool women Rita de Kite and icemen Fredrik Dow, Marek Hintze, Tom Jungell and special thanks to, Jändo Mikkser, Jouni Lehtonen and Ken Nossenko for all the tricks. It was a really nice photo session. Please be patient during the slideshow....
Winter Windsurfing Finnish Nationals and European Championship, sailed in Espoo at Soukanlahti. The weather was not the best possible, but at least there was ice and wind, which is the minimum requirement for racing. Results are available at the Event Facebook page.
Second video edited from footage recorded in July. Some kitesurfers enjoying the warm and windy summer at Tulliniemi beach in Hanko, Finland.
On 10th and 11th of July the wind and weather was perfect for surfing at the Tulliniemi beach in Hanko. Had the oppor-tunity to test the new watertight videocamera from the beach and also standing in the water. After most time consuming editing work the video is now ready. Waiting for the autumn storms to go back filming in even rougher weather.
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