Just received a copy of a very interesting Bachelor thesis on boating in the Gulf of Finland by Manon Hollink. The title of the thesis
The Finnish archipelago and the inland lakes are rather sheltered waters. Both the archipelago as well as the lakes are also very accessible by car.
The wonders of the Internet age. Here’s a little story how – with a little help from Sail in Finland – a camera lost in
6 years ago I was lucky enough to move to Finland from Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. I had come from a rich
The HSS yacht club (Helsingfors Segelsällskap) arranges an annual symposium on classic yachts at Helsinki International Boat Show, the HSS Classic Symposium 2014. This
I’ve spent the last two summers (2012 and 2013) cruising the Baltic aboard my wee 27 ft long keeler from Edinburgh in Scotland.
The Helsinki Classic Yacht Week 2013 featured classic, wooden sail and power boats like never before. The center of the week’s activities were on
What you mostly see from yacht races are the glorious shots from the actual racing. A lot of activities happen outside the main event. Here
You know the routine: boats tie up to the jetty and right after the mooring lines, the shore power cable comes out. This is
One of the most beloved songs about the Finnish lakeland is the song “On the highest tree-top“. The original lyrics for the song were
The HSS (Helsingfors Segelsällskap) yacht club is one of the oldest yacht clubs in Finland. Today it is also the “Classic yacht” club of
Jenni Vartiainen is a hugely popular female artist in Finland. Her second (and so far latest) album was published in April, 2010 and is
[pinit] Finland is an officially bilingual country, where the two national languages are Finnish and Swedish. The size of the Swedish speaking minority
[pinit] The five best things about sailing in the Finnish archipelago: It’s exciting while being safe. Yes, it is exhilarating and perhaps even a little