One of the most remarkable islands and boating destinations in the Archipelago Sea is the former hospital island Seili.
Tag: Archipelago sea
The Archipelago Sea is roughly between the cities of Hangö, Turku/Åbo and Mariehamn.
Archipelago ferry routes online service
The new saaristolautat.fi web site offers information about all ferries in the Turku and Åland archipelagos.
Admire northern lights from a boat
Northern Lights or Auroras (or Aurora Borealis) are some of the most spectacular natural phenomenons. Timo Oksanen has shot videos of auroras that you – with a little luck – can admire from the deck of a boat in southern Finland.
Tall Ships Races 2017 in Finland
I had the chance to participate in the Tall Ships Races 2017 in Finland on-board the Danish schooner Jylland. Welcome to share my experience as told on social media!
Finnish archipelago outposts
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
Archipelago ferry routes and schedules
All the Archipelago sea and Åland islands ferry routes collected into a very clear infographic.
Utö lighthouse island – at the edge of the archipelago
The Utö lighthouse island is the southern-most inhabited spot in Finland. It is also one of the most important navigational landmarks.
Cruising guides for Finland
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
ARC Baltic experience, interview with Tina and Richard Exley
The World Crusing Club (of Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, ARC, fame) organized their first Baltic rally in August 2014. I had the pleasure of
ARC Baltic Rally 2014
The World Crusing Club (of Atlantic Rally for Cruisers, ARC, fame) has expanded into many new seas and oceans. This year the Club added
105 Rocks – Rosala – guest harbour
I was in Rosala a couple of times. Even in late June it was starting to get popular and by mid July it was
105 Rocks – Helsingholm – guest harbour
Helsingholm was very busy in July, but I managed to find a wee spot amongst the motorboats, inshore of most of the yachts, where
105 Rocks – Birsskär – guest harbour
This is a pleasant guest quay on a nature reserve island. It’s free, as far as I could tell (ed. note: actually there at
105 Rocks – Glosan – natural harbour
This was a genuinely off-piste rock on which I spent a very pleasant and quiet night, but not one that I’d recommend terribly much.