The new saaristolautat.fi web site offers information about all ferries in the Turku and Åland archipelagos.
All the Archipelago sea and Åland islands ferry routes collected into a very clear infographic.
Cruising guide book The selection of cruising guides for Finland is very limited. Fortunately there exists one generic guidebook for the Finnish archipelago written by Antti
The World Crusing Club (of Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, ARC, fame) organized their first Baltic rally in August 2014. I had the pleasure of
The World Crusing Club (of Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, ARC, fame) has expanded into many new seas and oceans. This year the Club added
Lappo was well enough sheltered from the north west really, and there’s stern buoys to
This pleasant guest harbour, where you use your own stern anchor, was very well sheltered from the strong northerlies we had when I was
It’s a somewhat convoluted trail into this harbour on Kökar (ed. note: the harbour is called Karlby, there are two other harbour on the
This was my first genuinely off-piste rock and I was dead chuffed with myself for getting to tie to it. I nosed into one
This is just a random bay we anchored in when there was a northerly blowing. A very rare outing for the CQR in the
This is one of the few natural harbours in Finland which is published in the pilots. Looking at the chart you’d not know there
Rödhamn is a popular harbour as a first stop in Aland on the way to Mariehamn. It’s well sheltered from most directions. The stern
As I prepared to leave Enklinge in the morning a Swedish bloke on the next boat asked nervously “Are you crossing the ocean tomorrow?”