Match Racing intro courses

The course will give you a comprehensive introduction to Match Racing and is intended for all sailors interested in match racing (ie you don’t have to be a member yet to participate).The course will be held with our 6 Elliott 6m boats, so the number of participants is limited to 18! In case of overbooking, we will inform you and put you an a waiting list. Members will have first priority, so join now.

Participation fee: 100 €/person. Your registration for this course is only finalized upon payment of the fee. Payment info and course details will be sent to you shortly after you have filled in the sign-up form.

Two separate courses will be held on two weekends. Choose which weekend fits you better and sign-up by clicking the date:
4.-5.5.2013 or 18.-19.5.2013

Sailing introduction courses for beginners

We will organize sailing introduction courses for beginners. During the weekend course you will learn all the basics you need to start sailing with us. No previous sailing experience needed but for your safety swimming ability is required. The course will be held using our Laser 16 boats.

During the spring you can choose from two weekends 25.-26.5. or 1.-2.6.

The price of the weekend is:

50e for members of Audi HSS Sailing Center
250e for non-members. If you decide to join us as a member after the weekend you can deduct the 200 euros from the 515 euro membership fee. Read more about our membership.
Click on the date to sign up:

25.-26.5.
1.-2.6.

FULLY BOOKED: Advanced match race course with SM 40

*Course is now fully booked.*

A match race course for advanced sailors will be organized 13-14.9.2012. In the course you will learn theory in classroom and then practice on the water. Participate and learn what is match racing and improve your sailing skills! The course is suitable for more experienced participants who already know the match race. This is a good way to meet other sailors and build your own team .

The course is held by Sam Öhman and Pasi Palmu on Thursday and Friday 16:00-21:00 at Audi HSS Match Race Center. The two day course price is 100 EUR and is paid in advanced. The course is for Audi HSS Match Race Center and NJK Match Race Center members only.

These courses have always been very popular so register you attendance now.

For more information regarding course content, please contact Juha Haanperä -> mrc@hss-segel.fi, or call to 050 5509006.

Registered to the course: Kimmo Kääriä, Lasse Kiistala, Ilya Baraev, Matias Knip, Ville Niskanen, Katariina Lähdesmäki, Jaakko Tapaninen, Laura Urrila, Patrik Anfält, Juha Haanperä.

FULLY BOOKED: Match Race Intro-course 5-6.5.2012

A match race introduction course will be organized 5-6.5.2012. In the course you will learn theory in classroom and then practice on the water. Participate and learn what is match racing and improve your sailing skills! The course is suitable for both sailors new to match racing and more experienced participants. This is a good way to meet other sailors and kick start your sailing season.

The course is held on Saturday and Sunday 09:00-17:00 at Audi HSS Match Race Center. Unlike previous information there will be no training on Friday. The course is for Audi HSS Match Race Center members only.

These courses have always been very popular so register you attendance now!

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED. STAY TUNED FOR NEXT COURSE.

FULLY BOOKED: Match race course 26.-27.5.2012

A match race course will be organized 26.-27.5.2012. In the course you will learn theory in classroom and then practice on the water. Participate and learn what is match racing and improve your sailing skills! The course is suitable for both sailors new to match racing and more experienced participants. This is a good way to meet other sailors and kick start your sailing season.

The course is held by Ville Väresmaa on Saturday and Sunday 09:00-17:00 at Audi HSS Match Race Center. Unlike previous information there will be no training on Friday. The two day course price is 90 EUR and is paid at the course. The course is for Audi HSS Match Race Center members only.

These courses have always been very popular so register you attendance now!

Register here!

For more information regarding course content, please contact -> info@audimatchrace.com, or call to Juha 050 5509006.

Registered to the course: Nira Biaudet, Pirkko Björkqvist, Heidi Uusivirta, Pia Oksanen, Nikolina Kivi, Katja Nevala, Panu Penttilä, Inka Laitinen, Juha Haanperä.

Match Racing Lecture Series open for both to members and non-members

The Match Race season starts in April when Audi HSS Match Race Center arranges together with NJK and HSK a series of lectures in match racing that are open to everyone interested in the sport.

The first lecture is aimed at people with no previous experience in yacht racing, while the four following ones give you an insight into Match Racing tactics and competition format. This is an excellent opportunity to learn about Match Race in theory and refresh old knowledge before the sailing season starts.

The lectures will be held in Finnish by coaches Ville Väresmaa and Pasi Palmu and by seasoned Match Race -sailors Jan Mattson and Susu Kukkonen. They are arranged alternately at HSK’s and NJK’s clubhouses, starting at 6 pm. Directions can be found at the sailing clubs’ homepages.

Entrance is free, there will be snacks and drinks for sale.

3.4. 18:00 The basics of yacht racing, HSK

11.4. 18:00 An introduction to Match Race, tips for team building and competition arrangement basics, NJK

12.4. 18:00 Pre-start tactics, HSS

16.4. 18:00 Racing course tactics – upwind, downwind and mark roundings, NJK

18.4. Penalties, HSS

Register to the lectures here!

Organizers:

NJK Match Race Center
Koivusaari Etelä
www.njk.fi/matchrace

HSS Audi Match Race Center
Liuskasaari
www.audimatchrace.fi

HSK
Vattuniemen puistotie 1
www.helsingforssegelklubb.fi