Barösund Runt race on Swan 51 Eira – July 31 – August 2, 2020Sold by: Southern Ocean Co.
420,00 € /person
How would you like a 3 day archipelago cruise with a sail race and a sailors party thrown in for fun? The is the Barösund race concept on-board Nautor’s Swan 51 Eira. Enjoy the superbly beautiful archipelago west of Helsinkin and hone your sailing and racing skills in the process.
s/y Eira leaves from Helsinki on Friday. On the way to Barösund (some 40 NM west of Helsinki), you will have a chance to get to know the boat as well as your fellow crew members. The race itself takes place on Saturday. The fleet will round the Orslandet island and sail through some of the most beautiful parts of the Finnish archipelago. Saturday night is party time in the Barösund marina and on Sunday s/y Eira returns to Helsinki.
Barösund Runt was elected “most well organized regatta in Finland” in 2017 and it certainly is an event not to miss!
The price includes:
- The sail and sailing instruction
- Accommodation on-board s/y Eira
- Meals on-board
- Safety gear
- Race dinner on Saturday (meal)
- Dinner drinks
- Trips to and from Helsinki if you join by car
8 in stock
Information for participants
Helsinki, NJK Valkosaari, Friday, July 31, 2020 at 11:00 (AM)
Helsinki, NJK Valkosaari, Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 18:00 (6 PM)
The Barösund Runt race course
The Barösund Runt race takes you trough some of the most beautiful and varied archipelago scenery in Finland (the world?). Experience both the rugged and rocky outer archipelago as well as the lush and green inner archipelago during the a single day of racing.
Rain gear and cold weather clothing, remember that the Gulf of Finland can be chilly even in August
Headgear, sun glasses and warm gloves
Smart casuals for the price giving and party
Sebastian, skipper on s/y Eira, welcomes you
Hello friends of sailing and sail racing. It’s my pleasure to welcome you aboard for one the the Finnish version of the Round the Island Race, the Barösund Runt. On Eira we have a laid-back but hardworking attitude to racing and lots of fun time on shore in the evening. If you are interested in having a relaxed time in good company while racing, then doing the a regatta on Eira is definitely your thing! Come along by yourself or bring your friends, new sailor friends will be waiting for you just behind the next headland!
Information about s/y Eira
Eira is a 51 foot performance cruiser built by the famous Nautor shipyard in Pietarsaari, Finland. Designed by German FreRs and launched in 1981, she is an icon of her era.
|Length overall||15.62m / 51.25′|
|Beam||4.49m / 14.73′|
|Draft||2.70m / 8.9′|
SOC provides a chance to go sailing one of the legends of the seas, on the Nautor's Swan 51 s/y Eira bluewater yacht. We offer packages and taylormade sailing opportunities for companies and individuals onboard s/y Eira.
Eira is a fast powerful ocean cruiser/racer that has done 26 Atlantic crossings, six under the current ownership. She is exactly what it says on the tin and feeling her throw her weight around under your precise command behind the wheel is something every sailor and landlubber to become sailor should feel at least once. With her gracious interior and welcoming cabins she makes a perfect home for a longer stay, let alone a weekend out with good company that all feel hungry for that "little more".
Professionally run and with the guidance of a captain that has sailed more than 60 000 sea miles with her you can be assure to get all your questions answered and a helping hand on what ever your task is onboard. The crew usually consists of different nationalities which gives a nice international touch to the operation. We are proud to offer you a place onboard and are ready to answer all your questions pre-travel as well as welcome you to visit us at our homeport in Helsinki to get a first glimpse what its all about.