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Snipes for Blind Sailors

Wednesday, 12 June 2013 20:51

Snipe Fleet 481 Helsinki had a clinic for blind sailors

Men do not need to see when sailing, just feel the elements and use other senses!

Kai Saarhelo and Reino Suonsilta were crewing, the dogs had to stay on shore.

Regards from Finland!

Casseli Race - Final

Sunday, 26 May 2013 23:03

Lahti, May 25-26, 2013. Jukka Kotisalo and Eija Kotisalo win the first ranking regatta in Finland (snipe.fi)

1. FIN 30558 | Jukka Kotisalo | Eija Kotisalo LrPS 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.0 (6)
2. FIN 31099 | Mikko Määttä | Mai Järvinen HSK 5.0 2.0 3.0 DNF 1.0 3.0 (14)
3. FIN 30900 | Kai Saarhelo | Jaakko Mikkonen BSF 2.0 6.0 4.0 4.0 6.0 2.0 (18)
4. FIN 29019 | Timo Nurmi | Tommi Isotalo LrPS 7.0 3.0 7.0 3.0 2.0 4.0 (19)
5. FIN 30833 | Hanna-Leena | Juha Lehtinen HSK 4.0 4.0 2.0 DNC 4.0 5.0 (19)
6. FIN 29860 | Simo Lehtinen | Jouko Saarhelo BSF 6.0 5.0 5.0 1.0 DNC DNC (26)
7. FIN 30502 | Mirja-Liisa Marttila | Kimmo Manninen HSK 8.0 8.0 6.0 DNC 5.0 6.0 (33)
8. FIN 30560 | Pasi Kalliala | Marjut Tervola MP 3.0 7.0 DNF DNC DNC DNC (37)

Casseli Race - Day 1

Saturday, 25 May 2013 19:14

Lahti, May 2, 2013. Juha Kotisalo is leading the first Ranking Regatta in Finland.

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14 Questions to … Claus Carpelan

Saturday, 23 February 2013 20:08

Claus Carpelan, Snipe Sailor from Finland

- 1) Your first time on a sailing boat?

I remember that it was sometimes in t he age of 6 or 7. The boat was a normal rowing boat with self- made sail and rudder.

- 2) Your first time on a Snipe?

My first time in a Snipe was the summer when I got 10 years. I was 9 at the time.

- 3) The most bizarre thing that happened in a regatta?

I cannot recall any specific occasion. I guess lots of bizarre things has happened during the years.

- 4) What is the thing that most angers you in a race/regatta?

When I do mistakes which I know that they are mistakes in advance but still I do them.

2013 in Finland

Monday, 11 February 2013 00:00

2013 Finland - Ranking Series

All Regattas are open to foreign visitors.

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Helsinki Regatta

Monday, 02 July 2012 17:39

Helsinki, June 29 - July 1, 2012.

Here are the results from the third Ranking Regatta sailed in Helsinki 30.6-1.7.

Among the 129 racing boats in the regatta the Snipe Class was one of the biggest Classes.

At least five Finnish teams will continue their trip to Sweden, Motala to Nordic Championships, the biggest number in years from Finland at NC.

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Snipe Ranking Series Finland

Sunday, 15 January 2012 21:30

So-called "Snipe Ranking Series Finland" consist of 7 regattas, from which the four best results are calculated in the final results. Series includes the places where active fleets are located but also two new potential sites in Finland as well as one in Sweden (Open Nordic Championships in Motala).

More info:  http://www.snipe.fi/tapahtumat