Team Finland (Åland Islands) Åländska Segelsällskapet
Skipper: Mikko Tiilikka Sailing Number: RUS 5014 Boat Name: Zanoza
About Åländska Segelsällskapet
Åländska Segelsällskapet (ÅSS) is situated on the Åland Islands in the middle of the Baltic Sea. The club was founded in 1897 in Mariehamn, the sole city on the islands. The club has over 1,000 members. The club statutes clearly states that sail boat racing is the core of the clubs activities. ÅSS has been very successful in the racing scene over the years. Within the club you can find World Champions, European Champions, Nordic Champions and countless national titles.
ÅSS started a project with J/70 boats mainly to channel knowledge to the younger generations but also to be able to sail competitively on the national and international club racing scene. ÅSS won the Finnish Sailing League in 2017 and 2018 after having finished second in the previous two editions.