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 III celebrating her 80 years and from the traditional...
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
HSS Spring Cup, this year reduced to four classes (606, Dragon, First 31,7, X-99). Photos from two races sailed on Saturday in steady 10 m/s wind and great waves. Cloudy in the morning, but sunny later in the afternoon. Dragon First 31,7 X-99 606
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.
Second day at the X-Yachts Finland Cup, which is traditionally sailed in Hanko and races organized by HSF. Event is a come-together regatta for all X-Yacht sailors and is friendly hosted by Robi Gripenberg from X-Yachts Finland. Pictures are from X-41, X-99 and Family class races. At the end of the slideshows pictures from first day pricegiving and dinner.
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)
Traditional HSS Spring Cup (ex. Suunto Cup) with 38 yachts in six different classes: 606 (9), Albin Express (5), Dragon (5), Folkboat (4), First 31.7 (10), X-99 (5) . Totally two races were sailed on Saturday. On Sunday the wind was too light for sailing. 80 photos mainly from Saturday second race. Results.
Karvalakkikisa (Fur Hat Race) organized by Koivusaaren Pursiseura was the last Offshore race of the season. Results.
X-99, First 31.7 and Albin Express Class Championships organized by HSK. Some photos from Sunday. Results are available at the HSK result page. View Slideshow
Espoo GP first day with X-99, First 31.7, Albin Express, FE83. Open Slideshow