Björn Hansen winner of NJK Baltic Match Race Helsinki


Björn Hansen winner of NJK Baltic Match Race Helsinki

Björn Hansen winner of NJK Baltic Match Race Helsinki

On the third and final day of the regatta, weather was finally favourable to the race with windy and sunny conditions. Calm and shifting winds had delayed completing the round robin to the final day. Results of the round robin also turned to final results after three days of sailing.

Winner of the race was Swedish Björn Hansen with 10 wins from a total of 11 matches. The Frenchman Pierre-Antoine Morvan remained second with similar amount of points, after losing the match against Hansen. South-African Ian Ainslie came in third.


After two events, Björn Hansen leads the Baltic Match Tour. He finished third in the first Tour event in Stockholm, Sweden. Peter Wibroe, who won the first event, holds second position, and Pierre-Antoine Morvan holds the third one. Placings after two events are:

1. Björn Hansen, SWE

2. Peter Wibroe, DEN

3. Pierre-Antoine Morvan, FRA

4. Staffan Lindberg, FIN

5. Ian Ainslie, RSA

6. Andrew Arbuzov, RUS

7. Michele Perris, MON

8. Jon Eriksson, FIN

9. Mati Sepp, EST

10. Johan Qviberg, SWE

The Tour continues with a third event in Tallinn, Estonia right after the races in Helsinki.


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