Helsingfors Segelklubb, HelsinkiHelsingfors Segelklubb, Helsinki
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Sailing / Yacht Club
The club was founded in 1899 by keen sailors under the name Helsingfors Arbetare Segelklubb (Helsinki workers sailing club) and in the first years the membership increased to over one hundred persons and there were 21 boats registered. Most members were Swedish speakers and most built their own boats. The first harbours were located in the western parts of Helsinki but the club had to move as the city waterfront was filled in to allow construction of housing blocks.