60 FINNISH CIRCUMNAVIGATORS

List published on April 2, 2013 by venenetti.fi

1   Polar Bear (one-off) Alex Hytönen 1978-1993 (3 turns, 1. 1982)
2   Diana III (Nautor 43 Swan) Stig Eriksson 1979-1982
3   Skopbank of Finland (Baltic 51) Kenneth Gahmberg 1981-1982 (Whitbread)
4   Cabane III (Sandström) Pehr & Märtha Sandström 1983-1985 (3 turns, 1. 1985)
5   Dynamite (Swan 371) Heikki & Heli Ervi 1983-1985
6   Fazer Finland (Swan 651) Mikki Berner 1985-1986 (Whitbread)
7   Tindora (Swan 57) Jussi & Doris Aspiala 1978-1986
8   Vanda (Jon 33) Erkki & Jyrki Kautto 1984-1986
9   Belmont Finland (Swan 51) Harry Harkimo 1986-1987 (BOC-Challenge)
10   Colt by Rettig (Sirena 44) Pentti Salmi 1986-1987 (BOC-Challenge)
11   Magdalena III (HR Rasmus35) Timo Jortikka 1985 1987
12   Joutsikki III (Baltic C&C 33 ) Matti & Sirkka Rapeli 1985-1987
13   Dike (S&S 6.6 ) Kari & Arja Myyrinmaa 1986-1987
14   Merilyn (One-off 56) Juhani Rajakenttä 1986-1989
    Belmont Finland II (Maxi) Harry Harkimo 1989-1990 (Whitbread)
15   Union Bank of Finland (Maxi) Ludde Ingvall 1989-1990 (Whitbread)
16   Neptun (Contrast 362) Tor-Erik Andersson 1989-1990
17   Aiolos (S&S 38) Olof & Anne Palmgren 1988-1991
18   Cacadu IV (First 51) Arne Blässar 1991-1992 (Europa-92)
19   Daughter of Baltic (Lunstroo 56) Ismo Nikola 1991-1992 (Europa-92)
20   Soolo (Contest 43) Pekka Hyyryläinen 1991-1992 (Europa-92)
21   Beata Maria II (HR 42) Jyrki Jalo 1988-1993
22   Cornish Kestrel (Southshore 43) Jaakko & Ulla Joutsenlahti 1990-1993
23   Henrita (C.A. 40 ketsi ) Henry & Riitta Hackman 1988-1994
24   Rock’n Roll (C.A. 33) Otto Kuojärvi 1990-1994
25   Maria V (Pedrick 40) Juhani Heinonen 1989-1998 (2 turns, 1. 1994)
26   Merivuokko (One-off 11 m) Pertti Duncker 1990-1996
27   Serenada (Ile Disco12 m) Jendrek & Seija Prusak 1992-1996
28   Fillyjonk (Valiant 42 RS) Johan & Lena Lindblom 1993-1996
29   Isadora (Norman 40) Zune Bergfors 1994-1997
30   Lady Rose (Samson 36) Seppo & Lea Häyrinen 1995-1997
31   Fazer Blue Magic (Swan 65) Folke West & co 1997-1998
32   Sabor (Tayana 42) Mikko Haapavaara 1996-1999
33   Renata (Tayana 37) Reko Niemelä & Antti Helin 1997-1999
34   Merenkulkija (Targa 101) Jaakko & Ilona Heiskari 1993-2000
35   Tinja (One-off 15 m) Timo & Lena Hopeavuo 1991-2001
36   Kati 3 (Aquarius S&S 40 ) Matti & Mirja Arminen 1989-2001
37   Violetta (Artina 33) Pertti Pulkkinen & PirkkoTorna 1994-2001
38   Felissa (Inferno 29) Göran & Pia Granbacka 1999-2002
39   Wellanova (Eastwind ) Seppo Kokkala 1999-2002
40   Daria (IS 400) Timo Kaski 2000-2003
41   Aida (Swan 42) Jari Noponen 2001-2004
42   Laura (Kuunari) Markus Maksimainen 2002-2004
43   Iiris (Roberts 345 ) Pekka & Riitta Kärkkäinen 1999-2011 (2 turns, 1. 2004)
44   Tikki (Swan 43) Antero & Riitta Järvinen 2002-2005
45   Zara (Najad 441) Olli & Arja Santala 2002-2006
46   Arctic Lady (Stormwind 40) Ari & Eija Luoma 2003-2006
47   Satu III (S&S) Kari & Satu Retkin 2004-2006
48   Necesse (Avance 36) Kari & Marika Ollikainen 2004-2007
49   Ellen (Aage Utzon ) Paul Suominen 2004-2007
50   Ninni (IS-400) Mikko Oksanen 2005-2008
51   Mindora (Pedrick 40) Matti Vahala 2004-2008
52   Aliisa (10m teräs) Lauri G. Strengell 2004-2010
53   Anni (Belize 43 -katamaraani) Olli Pajunen 2007-2011
54   Chimu (HR 40) Timo Tanttu & Sirkka Warneke 2007-2011
55   Blue Moon (14x8 m katamaraani) Kai Linko 2006-2012
56   Snoopy (teräs, one-off 12 m) Matti Lappalainen 2003-2012
57   Valentina (Bavaria 36) Risto Pekkanen 2009-2013
58   Elaine (Arcona 430) Kalle Sysiö & Helinä Sairanen 2009-2013
59   Scorpio (Nautor 43 Swan) Henrik & Malla Lindblom 1997-2013

This list was compiled by Pekka Kärkkäinen, who has circumnavigated twice aboard s/y IIRIS (number 43) together with his wife Riitta. There are actually not 60, but 59 circumnavigators, as Harkimo is listed twice. Diana III (2) and Scorpio (59) is the same yacht. Diana III was the first Finnish yacht to circumnavigate from Finland to Finland. Polar Bear started from Australia.
Read the original article HERE.

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