Baltic Offshore Week 2017 is at the same time Finnish and Estonian offshore championships. The race base is at the beautiful island "Särkkä" in Helsinki. This year BOW is organized by Merenkävijät and Kalev Yacht Club. Photos (77) are from the first day whan the boats start for the long offshore course in bright sunshine and light wind. Results can be found on the event homepage bow.fi
Tag: Swan 45
Traditional windward leeward race organized by Helsingfors Segelklubb (HSK) sailed in light wind and clear sunshine. Winner of the bigger ORC A class was Tea Ekengren / Swan 45 "Blue Nights", followed by Vesa Särkikangas / Sinergia 40 "Adela" and Jani Lehti / Next 37 "Mercedes-AMG". Winner of the ORC B class was Joonas Sandholm / First 36.7 "Arwen". Also worth mentioning is the new yacht type Farr 52 "Audi e-tron" in Finland, making it's debut in Sailpix photos. All results (pdf download). ORC...
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.
The traditional windward leeward race for off shore sailors sponsored by sail maker “WB Sails”. It was really nice to see all the best Finnish off shore yachts with some guests from Estonia. Varying weather conditions with both light and stronger wind. 187 photos from race 1 and 2 when the sun was still shining. Results: ORC1, ORC2, ORC3, IRC, X-99
The final day at the Hanko Regatta was sunny and windy. Because of the hard wind 6mR and 8mR classes did not sail on race course D at all on Sunday, so final results are based on Friday races only for 6mR and 8mR. 5m class results are based on results from Friday and Saturday. All other classes were out enjoying the sunny but demanding sailing conditions. All results are available at the Hangoregattan.fi webpage. 27 photos from LYS classes start 78 photos from race course C (606, Hai,...
The traditional "WB Sails" race in the Finnish Offshore Ranking series with three races on windward/leeward race course. Totally 30 yachts, divided in 5 different classes including an own class for the X-99, were racing in the quite light, but shifting wind. Photos are from race 1 and 2. Results: IRC, ORC1, ORC2, ORC3, X-99 First race (99 photos) Second race (51 photos)