MADEIRA PASSING

Ari will be passing Madeira tonight. He is enjoying lighter winds, calmer sea and warmer air. However the sailing is and will be more challenging than expected. He has no wind data due to the storm blew wind sensor from the mast three nights ago and the spare one ain’t working quite as it...

STORM, STORM, STORM

No one said it would be easy but soon after the race start the conditions turned from difficult to extreme.There were about to be two depressions but it’ll be three. And the length and power of the horror has multiplied of what was forecasted. It has been merciless for every boat and skipper.  ...

NORDIC SAILING HISTORY MADE

For all of the Route du Rhum skippers making it to the starting line is already a victory itself. And especially in massive and demanding projects like IMOCA projects are – the first win always is this. For Ari the start of Rout du Rhum meant also another big thing. He just made sailing...

HECTIC LAST WEEK

Route du Rhum is a massive spactacle as a sailing race. And this time, record big. It was already during last Saturday when 1 million people had already visited the race village that officially opened on Oct 24th. Meetings, PR, work, official checks etc… Something going on all the time from early morning till...

EMOTIONAL ARRIVING IN SAINT-MALO

Arrived in Saint-Malo this beautiful October morning. Was an incredible feeling to enter the harbor. Beautiful sun rice and magical old city. Good memories from the 2014 Route du Rhum race are so strong still. Felt touched. Timo Caravitis and Michael Ferguson and the life raft.   The delivery from Gosport was almost in...

CAPITAIN AIRBUS A350 ET SKIPPER IMOCA

J’embarque pour ma deuxième Route du Rhum, après avoir terminé la première en 2014. J’étais à l’époque le premier skipper nordique à finir la course. J’en ai de très bons souvenirs. Je me suis fixé comme objectif ultime pour ma carrière de voile de participer au  Vendée Globe 2020 : un tour du monde...

TULEVAISUUS ON HIILINEUTRAALI

Samalla tavalla kuin yksinpurjehtija Ari Huusela on tekemässä jotain ainutlaatuista ja raivaa tietä tuleville valtameripurjehdussukupolville, on hänen pitkäaikaisen yhteistyökumppaninsa Containershipsin dna:ssa ollut olla monessa ensimmäisiä. Containershipsillä on pian Euroopan ensimmäinen nesteytetyllä maakaasulla meriä halkova konttilaiva ja se on ensimmäinen konttioperaattori, joka ottaa uutta ympäristöystävällisemmäksi rakennettua kalustoa käyttöönsä koko kuljetusketjun laajuudessa. Learn more about Containerships’...

5 WEEKS TO ROUTE DU RHUM

The show is already on. Route du Rhum’s impressive press conference took place in  Paris last Thursday. That was kind of an official kick off to numerous activities before the race start in Nov 4th. The legendary race celebrates its 40th anniversary. It has always been a big spectacle but is now even more...

GOODBYE HELSINKI

Today, it is exactly 6 weeks to the start of the legendary Route du Rhum. Ariel2 is on her way to Gosport, U.K. She set sails on Friday night and you can follow her on the map by clicking this link. Summer went so quickly. After an active period of PR sailings in August me...

KIINALAINEN JUTTU – CHINESE MATTER

Aasian ja Kiinan markkinoilla toimiva yritys on useimmiten yksin keskellä tuntematonta, aivan kuten yksinpurjehtija keskellä valtamerta. Kun tuntee omat mahdollisuutensa ja henkiset rajansa, luottaa kumppaneidensa tukeen ja perustaa päätökset kokemukseen sekä faktoihin, tietää voivansa saavuttaa päämääränsä. Asia Perspectiven juuret ovat ruotsalaisessa elinkeinoelämässä, mutta yritys tunnetaan tällä hetkellä pohjoismaisena kumppanina. Sami Lindström on Asia Perspectiven suomalainen...