Hamnen.se is a very popular Swedish online boating magazine. Hamnen often visits Finland to test Finnish boats and to check out local boating locations. In the summer of 2016, Claes Olivecrona from Hamnen went “rough” and toured a few Finnish archipelago
All the Archipelago sea and Åland islands ferry routes collected into a very clear infographic.
Towing a small boat is a great way to explore the lakes and the coastlines of Finland. To find out more about the rules
It’s always nice to be able to introduce a new contributor to the Sail in Finland page. This time it’s my pleasure to introduce Mikko Manka, steamship enthusiast and tourism researcher at the University of Tampere.
The Utö lighthouse island is the southern-most inhabited spot in Finland. It is also one of the most important navigational landmarks.
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
Guide to mooring techniques and etiquette in Finland. How to use stern buoys, piles, stern anchor and booms.
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.
It’s no secret that Finland is a bit peripherally located at the far end of the Baltic sea, but the slightly remote location is part
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
One of the best things about sailing in Finland is that you can anchor or land quite freely. A safe harbor or a beautiful lunch
Viaporin Tuoppi, is the biggest race for wooden yachts in northern Europe. Each year the race collects up towards 200 sailing yacht for a day of yacht racing at the Suomenlinna fortress in the heart of Helsinki.
The World Crusing Club (of Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, ARC, fame) organized their first Baltic rally in August 2014. I had the pleasure of
Most Finnish cities on the sea shores or on the lakes have sprung up around a harbor. As cities grow, these inner-city harbors become coveted building