The following contenders have won races in 2017, but all overnight races. Consequently they cannot compete for the Challenge Cup this year, but most certainly deserves our accolade. For example the Norwegian Mera won her class in the ARC 2017 and one of the most impressive S&S34s ever, Azzurro, won the Sydney to Gold Coast race in Australia. Furthermore, Finnish Pam excelled in winning.two overnight races is addition to the 2018 qualifying Viaporin day race.

Yacht raced

Yacht type


Race type



S&S 40

Design 1767

Suursaari Race


Suursaari Race is one of the major offshore races in Finland. Start is near Helsinki and goes around the Russian island Suursaari.

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S&S 40

Design 1767

Helsinki - Tallin Race


One of the most popular offshore races in Finland starts from center of  Helsinki from where competitors sail over Gulf of Finland to Tallin, Estonia.

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Swan 48

ARC+ 2017


Espen Øverland and crew made us proud winning their class in the ARC 2017 (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers). For more info, click on the links below:

About the ARC

See the winning team


Komatsu Azzurro


Sydney to Gold Coast yacht race


Over 70 yachts including 2 x 100 ' maxis and many tp52's

For the second time in three years Shane Kearns' Komatsu Azzurro has powered to overall victory in the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, finishing the 2017 event in a corrected time of 3 days 1 hour 40 mins 25 seconds, 2 hours 36 mins and 23 seconds ahead of Ian Creak’s Beneteau 47.7 Ausreo in second.

Read all about it, click here

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