Thursday 29 August 2013 - FCCJ Yakatabune Event
Finnair AY4159 - Honka HJ4169 Code Share Cruise
Images from the event
Gatering at the pier in Asakusabashi.
FCCJ President Marko Saarelainen arrives in style.
Participants starting to board the boat.
FCCJ President Marko Saarelainen makes welcoming remarks
Embassy representatives from left: 'old-hand' Mikko Koivumaa, new First Secretary Miia Rantanen and new Minister-Cousellor Jaakko Lehtovirta.
The event was attended by 94 members and their guests.
From the back of the boat.
From the front of the boat.
Timo Varhama enjoying yakitori.
A Finnar table, Sakari Romu concentrating on the sashimi.
The Honka table.
Auxiliary skipper Masaoki Fujita.
NSN participants with Jukka Tuomisto left.
FCCJ Board Member Hiroaki Sugawara shows the way to the toilet to Ville Vaataja?....
A NSN table.
Another NSN table.
At the end of the table Kone and Toshiba Elevator participants.
Table with Embassy and Vaisala participants.
Tempura arrives on the tables.
At Odaiba participants could enjoy a cooler breeze on top of the boat.
Koki Kawamorita discussing with Jakko Lehtovirta, in the background Miia Rantanen and Mikko Koivumaa.
Mr. & Mrs. Gioldberg of NSN.
The Noro family of Coil center Fujita.
Rainbow Bridge and other Yakatabune boats.
Selling ice crean from a boat.
Akiko Ando surprised to win in the Honka lottery.
Marko marking a Honka log house sales picth to one of the lottery winners.
Hermogenes Gonzales of NSN also won in the Honka lottery.
Shunkichi Miyashita winning in the Finnair lottery, presented by Mitsuo Takaizumi.
Midori Ogasawara, another happy winner of a Finnair prize.
The boat made a small detour for a view of Tokyo Skytree.
The cruise coming to an end.
Marko Saarelainen closes the event.
Trying to balance the disembarcation...
Sakari Romu departs in style.
Dressed for the hot occasion.
Last man to appropriately leave the ship, Auxiliary skipper Masaoki Fujita, with a bag of left-over tempura.
Some chatting still on the pier after the cruise.
Good-bye Miuraya, see you perhaps in one year's time!