Industrial engineer, a former commodore of the HSS, and one of the most prominent Finnish single-handed sailors.
Participated in the 2018 Golden Globe Race and sailed solo, without stops, around the world in 322 days.
Sailing actively since 1965, began with optimists, moved to other dinghy classes, and finally to keel boats and offshore racing.
Participated e.g. in the Whitbread Round The World Race, Round Britain and Ireland Yacht Race, Single-Handed Trans- Atlantic Race, and the Newport Bermuda Race.
Born 9 January 1958, Father & Grandfather