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6mR Worlds 2019

    After many years of waiting the sixes from around the world are back in Hanko, the southernmost city of Finland, for the 6mR World Championships 2019. This will be the page to follow for daily Sailpix photo and video feed from the event. Welcome to Hanko. Link to sailing RESULTS   Friday 9th of August  – fifth day, but no racing because of no wind. Photos (29) from the prizegiving ceremony.   Thursday 8th of August – fourth race […]

Hanko Regatta 2019

The greatest sailing regatta in Finland with about 250 boats competing in 18 different classes. Three days of tight race sailing and nice social life in Hanko, the southernmost town of Finland. Friday was a day of big waves especially at the race area D with the bigger keelboats. Friday photos (45) – Area C (5m, A-Boat, Albin Express, Dragon, Finn, Folkboat, Hai)   Friday photos (115) – Area D (6mR, 8mR, First 31.7, H-boat, J80)   Saturday was a […]

Hanko Regatta 2018

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 […]

Viaporin Tuoppi 2017, SuPS

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 […]

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2017, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge had after many years a new defender of the trophy. MayBe VI had the previous year beated Sara af Hangö. First time in the new history of this race the qualification race could not be sailed before the lunch because of the fog. The race committee decided that the challenger will be the winner of a single race after the lunch. Sara af Hangö won that race and sailed in the final, but MayBe VI was able to […]

Hanko Regatta 2017

After a 3 week windy period it was time again for Finland’s greatest annual race sailing regatta in Hanko. Weak wind and clear sunny weather kept the sailors long days on the sea, so it was real aftersail party after all sailing days. Not so much actionful photos in the mix of 76 sailing photos, but the better feeling on the pier. List of all Hanko Regatta photos 2006-2017.   The aftersail photos are from Saturday with 6mR yacht Boré […]

Helsinki Regatta 2017

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

Sinebrychoff Challenge 2016, NJK

Sinebrychoff Challenge is an annual 6mR race organized by NJK, where the challengers race before lunch and the winner challenges last years winner in the afternoon. Sara af Hangö from HSF has been undefeated for many years and was ready to meet the challenge again. The three best ones after total three races before lunch were: Maybe VI – NJK 6 points Off Course – HSK, 10 points Astrée III – HSS, 11 points In the afternoon Sara af Hangö […]

Hanko Regatta 2016

The one and greatest Hanko Regatta was sailed on the second weekend of July in varying winds and some fog on Saturday morning. Almost 200 yachts in 17 different classes on 4 separate race areas during three days makes it a popular regatta for a hardcore sailor and for less serious holiday sailors as well. Sorry for not having any photos of the Moth class. I was just not on the right place on the right time. 25 photos from […]

Helsinki Regatta 2016

Helsinki Regatta photos of keelboat classes from Saturday races in nice sunny weather and light to medium wind. If you wonder why there are not so many photos of the 6mR yachts, it is because I was asked to shoot some video of the 6mR class. Download keelboat results.   Please also check photogallery from Mika Lilja