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.
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.
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.
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
There’s a few places to moor near the centre of Helsinki and, as you’d expect, a whole load of marinas around town. The one
If one would have to give one reason to sail north along the Finnish coast of the Sea of Bothnia, then that would have
Hanko is, in a sense, the exact opposite of Mariehamn. All the published sources go on about its great attractions as a town and
Ed. note: Martin seems to have been guided to the Nagu Yacht Club which is used in “overload” situations, the red arrow indicates the