Frank Hellsten has made a big splash recently on Facebook with his colorized sailing and boating photos from Helsinki. The photos data back to
City hopping in the eastern Gulf of Finland
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.
Viaporin Tuoppi – yacht race for wooden boats
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.
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 – Helsingin Moottorivenekerho – marina
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
Helsinki Classic Yacht Week 2013
The Helsinki Classic Yacht Week 2013 featured classic, wooden sail and power boats like never before. The center of the week’s activities were on
Sailing areas in Finland: The waters around Helsinki
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is called the “daughter of the Baltic” and for a number of good reasons. The central parts of the