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KSSS crowned J/70 Nordic Sailing Clubs champions

by J/Boats 12 Nov 2019 04:43 PST
Nordic Sailing Clubs Championship © Pepe Korteniemi

After completing the Finnish J/70 Sailing League Championship the previous weekend, the Åländska Segelsällskapet hosted the Nordic Sailing Clubs Championship again in Mariehamn, Åland.

Eleven teams from across the Scandinavian peninsula participated in the event, with teams representing Sweden, Norway, and Finland.

After two days of racing and nine races sailed, it was the KSSS (Kungliga Svenska Segelsällskapet) team of Björn Hansen, Phillip Kai Guhle, Nils Bjerkås and Mathias Bredin that took home the gold medal with 15 pts total.

Second was the host club's Åländska Segelsällskapet 1 Team with 17 pts total. Then, taking the bronze was GSF (Grimstad Seilförening) with 19 pts. The KSSS team was pretty dominant overall, winning five of their nine races.

More information at spv.fi/purjehdusliiga and Facebook page.

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