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
Suursaari Race is Finlands biggest offshore race and this was the 27th year that it was organized. The race course is interesting as the Suursaari island, which you sail around, before was a part of Finland but today belongs to Russia. The 52 photos are from the start on Friday evening, before the yachts disappeared in the horizon. This years race was special as for first time a real maxi yacht attended, when Ludde Ingvalls "CQS" was in the race (photos at the end of the slideshow). During photographing...
Espoon Merenkävijät organizing one of the last Finnish Championships of the season for youth sailors. First race day starting with no wind, but slowly increasing and at the same time turning. 29er, 24 photos Europe dinghy, 49 photos Zoom8, 60 photos
The Melges 24 Finnish National Champion 2014 is "Lenny" EST790 helmed by Tonu Toniste. Lenny won five races of eight and ended at 10 points followed by "Fundanything.com" with 16 points and at third place "Navy Sailing" with 18 points. Photographs are from Saturday first and second race in good wind where the downwind speed of the boats got at it's best up to 18 knots. Really sorry I didn't get photos of "Lenny - the winner" in downwind action. Didn't have the possibility to follow the races the...
Syysseilaus organized by Espoon Merenkävijät ended the ProSailor Offshore Ranking series for 2012. Warm weather and enough wind secured an actionful day. Open Slideshow
Melges 24 Ranking series started today at EMK. Here some pictures from the first two starts in wind blowing from North and sun shining from South. Open Slideshow
Formula Raceboards at Mellsten in light wind after long lunch, watching icehockey. Open Slideshow
Melges 24 Finnish Championship second day, in sun and medium wind outside of Kytö island. Open Slideshow
Espoo GP first day with X-99, First 31.7, Albin Express, FE83. Open Slideshow