Sailing

Yacht Eugenia

Step onboard adventure on traditional sailing ship Yacht Eugenia! Our crew will introduce you to this magical way of travel and provide you with the opportunity to take part in the actual sailing. You can help hoist the sails and even try your hand at steering the ship.

Experience the special moment when the engines turn off, the wind catches the sails, and the ship glides effortlessly across the water. Just listen to swell of the waves, the whisper of the wind and the cracking of the ropes. You’ll have the perfect opportunity to observe birds, wildlife, and beautiful archipelago scenery without distractions or disturbances.

During the journey our crew will also serve lunch which is traditional archipelago fish soup and some refreshments in the form of buns, coffee, and juice.

Sailing Adventure with Yacht Eugenia

Departures 2019 from Kasnäs, Kemiönsaari

Every Tuesday in July  at 10.00 a sailing adventure in the Archipelago and out to the sea.
Return at 14.00

Pricing:
Adults EUR 40/person, children 4-12 years EUR 20, under 4 years EUR 0.
Includes: Sailing cruise from Kasnäs 4 hours, coffee & bun, juice.

Every Thursday in July and the 1st of August a sailing adventure to the former fortress island Örö of Archipelago National Park

Pricing: Adults EUR 58/person, children 4-12 years EUR 29, under 4 years EUR 0.

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Storbåt Tacksamheten

Storbåt Tacksamheten is a traditional, sailing work boat. This old time vessel is great for transporting people and goods safely and steadily across the Archipelago sea. Tacksamheten has been modeled after a boat built in 1825 in Nauvo, and was also called Tacksamheten. In addition to sails, the boat is equipped with an electric motor. The waste water tank and filtering system make the boat very environmentally friendly.  The boat is registered for 12 persons and 2-3 crew members. Additional information at Tacksamhetens homepage.

Chartered cruises

Experience the traditional way of sailing with a  wooden sailing boat. You can charter the whole boat with crew for your family or  your friends for an affordable price of EUR 150 for a tour of 3 hours from Nauvo.

Max. number of passangers: 12

The vessel is great for small bachelor parties, birthdays, business recreation etc. Book your own sailing adventure!

Springtime Sail to Airisto

Start your spring with style on aboard the atmospheric Storbåt Tacksamheten! Now you have the chance to sail out easily from Turku, Ruissalo and witness the return migration of our sea birds on the famous waters of Airisto.  During the sail, fish soup and coffee will be served.

Departure
May 4th, 2019

Price
EUR 50/person incl. fish soup and coffee

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Traditional Sail to Seili or Gullkrona

The island of Seili has been permanently inhabited from the Middle Ages. It is known for its history as home to Finland’s best-known leper hospital and mental asylum in the 1600s and 1700s. Seili church and the surrounding graveyard still remind visitors of the destinies of Seili’s patients.  The mentally ill were treated at Seili until 1960s, when the former asylum was converted for the use of the Archipelago Research Institute, Center for Environmental Research of the University of Turku. 

We will sail from Nauvo to Seili every day from the 4th to the 14th of July. Price is EUR 58/person including lunch and a guided tour.

The island of Gullkrona (lit. golden crown) got its name from a story where the Swedish Queen Blanche of Namur threw her crown into the sea because the landscape was the most beautiful she had ever seen. Needless to say, the charm of this idyllic little island village is something else.

We will sail out to Gullkrona with the traditional wooden work boat s/y Tacksamheten from the eastern harbor of Kirjais, 3 km from the village of Kirjais in Nauvo. The place is easy to reach with a car or bicycle.

Departures
15th to 25th of July, from Kirjais (Eastern harbor)

Price
EUR 30/person.

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Sailing Tour to the Archipelago National Park

A unique opportunity to sail with a genuine wooden sailing boat to the Archipelago National Park! We sail from Korppoo to Konungskär where we stay over night on this interesting island. Sleeping in your own tents. Meals provided. Come and join the adventure!

Departures 2019
8.-9.6. ja 15.-16.6.
Price:
EUR 100 eur/person include the sailing trip, lunch, evening tea, breakfast and sandwiches with coffee or tea

NOTE! Take with your own tent!

Traditional Sail from Nauvo to Hanko or Uusikaupunki

Come and sail with us for two days through the archipelago in a traditional style! Departure from Nauvo 1.-2.7. ja 22.-23.7.  We will sail, depending on the wind direction, towards North or South, to Uusikaupunki or Hanko. Both seaside towns are picturesque summer destinations and can be easily reached with public transportation. The price includes meals. Bring your own tent for accommodation or rent a cabin (additional cost).

Depatures
July 1-2 and July 22-23, from Nauvo

Price
EUR 100 €/person including meals. Accommodation in own tent or rental cabin (additional price).

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Sail with a Swan

You can now experience the classic S&S Swan 43 sailing boat, built for racing. The boat has excellent sailing properties and is easy and safe to handle. Prior sailing experience is not necessary, for the boat always has a skipper. You can, however, participate in the steering and handling of the boat. Departure from Nauvo or Airisto.

The boat is ready to sail from May 7th onwards.

Equipment:

The boat works best with 6 passangers. During day trips 8 passangers can board the boat. During short events a maximum of 12 people may board, but when bad wheather strikes it will be cramped in the boat. Accomodation onboard is possible for 5 people + skipper. The boat has 2 liferafts for 12 passangers. Life vests for everyone. There is a toilet, refrigerator, a cooker, and altogether 8 beds with 4 in the salon.

5 Hour Sail minim. EUR 600

The trip lasts altogether 4 hours, from which 1 hour is spent in preparation and landing.

Whole day 8 h of sailing from EUR 800

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Galley Albanus

Albanus is a traditional Finnish sailing vessel built of local pine tree at the Åland Islands. Albanus is a two masted scooner, and the local name of this ship type is “galeas”. She was launched in Mariehamn in 1988. Albanus is a replica of a ship built in 1908 wearing the same name. She is owned and operated by the Ship Association Albanus.

Albanus has room for 42 passengers. The ship has sleeping space for 21 guests and a well equipped kitchen.

The port of departure is Turku, Nauvo or Mariehamn

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