Turku, August, 13-14, 2016. Report by Reino Suonsilta
Airisto Regatta completed in variable conditions
Rain, sun, high winds, low winds – just name it, we got it all in 2 day Airisto Regatta, the 4th event in Finnish Ranking Series. 12 Snipes, 120+ Optimists, Stars and 505’s enjoyed the August weekend in Turku, located in South Western Finland.
Saturday afternoon was completed in SCIRA Finland election meeting, where all snipe sailors got together to select the board members for 2017 term and discuss about other hot matters, like the regatta calendar for 2017. And of course the performance of Finnish sailors in the olympic regatta.
Next Ranking regatta will take place in first weekend of September in Pori who hosted the Snipe Europeans in 2006. If you are interested to join, do not hesitate to take contact to find you a charter boat.
1. Saarhelo Kai, Mikkonen Jaakko, 7
2. Mikkonen Antti, Mikkonen Matias, 11
3. Wahlroos Chita, Pii Wahlroos, 11
4. Valjus Mikko, Kaarlela Teija, 19
5. Kalliala Pasi, Järvinen Mai, 26
6. Vuorinen Juha-Pekka, Vuorinen Venny ja Viola, 30
7. Suonsilta Reino, Nyqvist Ruusu, 34
8.Tamminen Risto, Tamminen Anniina, 38
9. Marttila Mirja-Liisa, Manninen Kimmo, 42
10. Toija Pekka, Toija Anni, 44
11, Nyqvist Kari, Turunen Markku, 47
12. Sundberg Pasi, Sundberg Veera, 52