Course Area in Helsinki

Notice to sailors, Sailing to and on course area C, comment to course area map Please note that the course area map as presented on the event website is somewhat simplified. When sailing to the area, you need to sail round the red mark buoy at the northern tip of Melkki island. The shallow area […]

European Medals designed by Jewelry Artist

Today I picked up the brand new medals for the 49er Europeans. They are worth winning! The medals are designed by famous Finnish jewelry artist and sculptor, Professor Björn Weckström.  Björn started his career in 1958 after graduating from the Finnish Goldsmiths’ school. Now in his 70s, he is still an active designer and sculptor […]

Early Fee until June 13th

Remember to register for the Europeans at the latest on June 13th in order to qualify for the early registration fee. Sailors register here, and coaches here. Banktransfers and credit card payment are accepted. For any questions or comments please contact Patrick Andersson. Welcome to the Europeans and to Helsinki! Photo: Eero Lehtinen

Finnish GP series starts 7th-8th June

For the last few days we have had wonderful summer weather in Helsinki – as a matter of fact warmer than in most places in Europe. The Europeans Race Management team is busy preparing the two first Finnish 49er & FX GP series events, the second of which will be sailed on the Hernesaari courses […]

Want to join us in Helsinki?

Dear 49er Supporter, As you know, the 49er Europeans 2014 will take place  in Helsinki, Finland 6th – 13th July. We have a strong organization to prepare and run the regatta. However, as you know, the more capable people there are in the organization, there are, the better the regatta will be. So, if you […]

Free Public Transport

Helsinki Region Transport, the organization responsible for public  transport in Helsinki has granted all participants in the 49er Europeans free use of public  transport in the Finnish capital. At registration sailors and coaches get a card that allows them to use buses, trams and metro (underground) within Helsinki without having to pay any fees. That card […]

From the Europeans to Santander

Finnlines has given us the following quotation for transport Helsinki –  Bilbao. There are normally departures from Helsinki each week. These prices should be about 25% below normal list prices. We will come back with more information on booking etc. If you have any questions, please contact  us and we will forward them to Finnlines. […]

How to get to Helsinki?

Dear Sailor, Please find attached a short description on how to get to Finland. As you can see, there are ferries from Germany, Sweden and Estonia. The ferry trip between Tallinn and Helsinki takes about 3 hours and consequently is the cheapest of them all. However, there is some driving to get there e.g. from Germany. […]

Accomodation in Helsinki

The venue for the Europeans is in Hernesaari, street address Hernesaarenranta.  The area is close to downtown Helsinki and accomodation of different types is readily available. NJK  has made deals with accommodation partners Radisson Blue Seaside and Hostel Academica: 1. Radisson Blu Seaside Hotel, address Ruoholahdenranta 3, phone  +358 20 1234 707 Room prices: Single […]

Ferry Offer to 49er Europeans Participants

©Eero Lehtinen

The Finnlines ferry company offers 49er Europeans participants special prices on the routes they operate. One of the most convenient ways to arrive in Helsinki is by ferry from Travemünde. You just drive your car on the ferry and some 28 h later you arrive in Helsinki. Travel period:     23.06.-20.07.2014 Booking period: until 31.03.2014 1.Sweden-Finland […]