Boating in Finland

Finland is a great and lively boating destination with its thousands of lakes and islands. The world’s largest archipelago has more than 50 000 islands to be discovered and is a natural wonder.

Boating in Finland

Fancy having some relaxing time by the beautiful seaside or visiting historical sites, or perhaps looking for easygoing island lifestyle? Boating in Finland´s coast offers it all!

In the heart of Finland, you can find Lakeland which is the largest lake district in Europe. “Thousands of lakes” country offers island hopping, green and pure nature labyrinth. You can find full-service harbors or stay over at the hidden quiet gems. 


Among the highlights are pure nature, unforgettable landscape and good services.


You are warmly welcome to Finland, plan your own boating adventure! It is perfect place to experience by boat.

Find here useful information for boating in Finland as a tourist

Finnish Sailing and Boating Federation

We are an interest organization for the Finnish yachting and boating clubs. We represent Finnish leisure boating and top-level sports. We support boating clubs and class associations that provide diverse and high-quality services for sailing and motor boating enthusiasts.

We promote boating safety and environmental responsibility. We are active in lobbying nationally and internationally. We support Finnish athletes in their pursuit to achieve international success. Sailing Team Finland is part of our organization. We are also the national umbrella organization for powerboat racing. Our union has more than 300 member clubs and around 40 class unions. There are more than 60,000 sailing and boating enthusiasts in our member clubs combined.

Finland is a beautiful boating destination. You can find full service harbours or stay over at peaceful nature harbours.
Boating in Finland
Boating in the midnight sun. Picture Aapo Väänänen.
John Nurmisen Säätiö