Viaporin Tuoppi is the greatest wooden boat event at least in Nordic. It's an exciting race for wooden beauties and a spectacular feast for sailboat enthusiasts. The 39th Viaporin Tuoppi started with really light winds which increased in power towards the afternoon. 115 photos are available.
Viaporin Tuoppi is the greatest wooden boat event at least in Nordic. This was the XXXVIII Viaporin Tuoppi after two years of corona break. The sailing weather was light and sunny. 166 photos are available. Please try to find your own.
Airisto Classic regatta organized by Airisto Segelsällskap for the fourth time at Åbo Båtvarv / Ruissalon telakka as race harbour. Saturday photos (53). Prizegiving dinner on Saturday night: Friday photos (34). Thursday photos (67). RESULTS
Airisto Classic regatta third time with Åbo Båtvarv / Ruissalon telakka as race harbour. Thursday photos (81) from the archipelago race. Friday photos (58) from the race course with 8mR, 6mR, 5.5m, 5m. Saturday photos (87) from the archipelago race and the race course. RESULTS
Airisto Classic is a regatta organized by Airisto Segelsällskap i Åbo in Turku, the old capital (until 1812) of Finland. The race harbour is another big chapter of Finnish yacht building history, the Åbo Båtvarv. Big thanks to the Håkans company/family who has restored the old boat yard area to a multifunctional work and experience center. It's always a great pleasure to see and photograph these beautiful yachts. Photos (67) from Saturday, the third regatta day, all three races and also...
Hangö Classics is a regatta, organized by Hangö Segelförening HSF, that is in 2020 replacing the Hangö Regatta which would have been too big with regards to the Corona restrictions. The 8mR, 6mR, Int5mR, 5.5M, Dragon, A-boat, Hai and Nordic Folkboat are racing on a course from year 1932 with just some modifications. Photos are from Friday (race 1 and 2) and Sunday (races 3, 4 and 5). On Saturday no races because of too hard wind. Race 1 - Friday (39 photos) Race 2 - Friday...
One of the main race sailing regattas in Finland with over 200 boats competing in 19 classes. This years photos are from Friday and Saturday. On Sunday I was called in with short notice, to sail in Lys2 class, so unfortunately I have no photos from the 49er, F18 or Moth. Also no photos from the Lys1 or Lys2 classes. Friday photos from race area D Saturday photos from race area C All results from the regatta on Hanko Regatta results page.
Viaporin Tuoppi is the biggest event for wooden boats in Europe. This year it was organized for the 33rd time. The sailing weather was light and partly cloudy. After most of the boats had arrived to the after sail party at the Suomenlinna island the worst thunderstorm of the whole summer struck the event, anyhow without causing any bigger damages. 80 photos and a short 2 minute video. Results, which are not the most important thing in this event, can be found HERE.
Photos from the Helsinki Regatta are from Saturday with strong wind and cloudy weather. Unfortunately there are not any photos from Sunday when the wind was still strong, but the sun was shining. Experimentally the Dragon class photos are in black&white. Dragon class Keelboat classes 5m, 5.5m, 6mR, 8mR H-Boat
This year the Kongelig Dansk Yachtclub, being the oldest yacht club in Denmark, celebrates it's 150th anniversary. The Meter Rule has an important role in the history of the yacht club. The 5.5m, 8mR and 12mR classes are racing in the Wessel & Vett Cup. For Sailpix this is the first regatta abroad, mainly for the first time to see the Finnish 12mR Blue Marlin racing with other 12mR yachts and also to follow the other Finnish yachts that are attending: 8mR Luna, Sphinx and Iroquois, 5.5m Addam...