Melges 24 World Championships organised by Helsingfors Segelklubb from the 31st of July to 4th of August 2017. I had the honor and pleasure to photograph these World class sailors during Thursday the 3rd in a strong 12-14 m/s wind and clear and sunny weather, woohoo!! Please have patience, because the best downwind spinnaker photos are at the end. Pure sailing pleasure. I was trying to get as many teams as possible photographed, therefore so many (156) photos. My apologies to all teams who are...
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Lohjan Purjehtijat organized a ranking race weekend at lake Lohjanjärvi for three laser classes (Standard, Radial, 4,7), Melges 24, Snipe and RS-X raceboard. On Sunday the wind was quite strong (around 10 m/s) and every now and then also the sun was shining. This was also the first ever Sailpix photo session on a lake. Results from Lohjan purjehtijat webpage.
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...
Photo collection of Melges 24 yacht Fundanything.com helmed by Tomi Hakola. If you are wondering what this "Fund anything" means, this is what their webpage tells: "FundAnything is a fast, easy way to raise money online. Individuals or groups can create campaigns that highlight their personal stories or causes and explain in detail what they are trying to achieve by raising money. The possibilities are limitless. You can use FundAnything to raise money for a business idea, tuition, medical...
Melges 24 Finnish Championship organized by HSK. Pictures from both Saturday and Sunday. View Slideshow
Melges and 606 ranking weekend organized by NJK. Wind around 10 m/s and sunny. Hard to follow Melges surfers and after half an hour the photographing joy ended finally with water in boats electrical systems which had me paddeling the RIB home to HSK. Last three Melges pictures are taken while paddeling. Open Slideshow
Melges 24 Estonian-Finnish ranking nr.2 organized by NJK. Pictures from Saturday and Sunday. 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
Melges 24 Finnish Championship second day, in sun and medium wind outside of Kytö island. Open Slideshow