One of the most remarkable islands and boating destinations in the Archipelago Sea is the former hospital island Seili.
For many Finns, boating is about experiencing nature in the archipelago or on the lakes. But there is an other face to boating in Finland: the cities. Here is a one-week itinerary to visit four cities in the eastern Gulf of Finland.
Today Loviisa is a quaint small city especially known for it’s pretty wooden houses. The Laivasilta marina offers good services and lots of activities in the heart of the wooden house district.
Kotka is the biggest city on the eastern Gulf of Finland. Kotka offers boaters all the services of a major city, a strong maritime heritage and good services in the Sapokka marina.
Hamina is the eastern-most city on the Gulf of Finland. Head for the Rampsi marina on the Tervasaari peninsula to visit to the circular city.
All the Archipelago sea and Åland islands ferry routes collected into a very clear infographic.
The Utö lighthouse island is the southern-most inhabited spot in Finland. It is also one of the most important navigational landmarks.
Guide to mooring techniques and etiquette in Finland. How to use stern buoys, piles, stern anchor and booms.
I arrived here on the way back from the Russian border and in pleasant, calm conditions it was a great spot. Since it was
As well as the ridiculous number of spare ‘A’s, this is one of the two border points for heading to and from Russia. It
This is a pleasant, sandy island with a twee village, nice walks and a proper guest harbour with reasonable berthing fees, showers, leccy etc.
This is a ridiculously sheltered harbour on an island owned by the City of Helsinki, up a stupidly narrow, reedy channel. It doesn’t look
This is a small guest harbour with stern buoy moorings which got very full when I arrived there, picking my way in poor vis
If one would have to give one reason to sail north along the Finnish coast of the Sea of Bothnia, then that would have