ORC Club, IRC and Business LYS classes start photos in the traditional offshore race organized by Koivusaaren Pursiseura (KoPu). Good wind and sunny warm weather for the brave sailors heading to Tallinn, but one silly cloud above the start area disturbing the photographing.
Last offshore race of the season 2014 in Finland. Name of the race "Karvalakki" means "fur hat", which you can recognize in many of the 133 photos taken during the warm and partly sunny day. Results.
Karvalakkikisa (Fur Hat Race) organized by Koivusaaren Pursiseura was the last Offshore race of the season. Results.
Some photos from the start of the Helsinki - Tallinna Race in sunny and windy Friday afternoon before the yachts disappeared in the horizon.
Koivusaaren Pursiseura has been organizing their Tuesday Sail Races in decades. Here some nice shots in a windy and warm May afternoon. Open Slideshow
The famous Karvalakkikisa (Fur Hat Race) is the last race in the Finnish Offshore Ranking and is very popular because of its late timing in the season, when the weather can be really cold. Year 2010 race was in quite warm weather and light to medium wind.