It doesn’t take many hours to travel by boat from Sweden or the Finnish mainland to Åland, but it surely is a memorable trip.

Respect the environment!

Now and in the future, Åland wants to be able to invite all visitors to a clean and fresh nature with clear and wonderful water. All boats, regardless of size, are bound by law to empty their wastewater in tanks provided in the harbours. Emptying wastewater in the waters surrounding Åland is prohibited. Recycling stations and wastewater tanks are provided in the guest harbours and service harbours in Åland. For further information please contact The Åland government’s Environment section, tel. +358 18 25 000.

Distances, nautical miles

· Mariehamn–Kapellskär 37
· Mariehamn–Hangö/Hanko 121
· Mariehamn–Korpo/Korppoo 61
· Mariehamn–Åbo/Turku 93
· Eckerö–Grisslehamn 23

VHF radio frequencies

* Mariehamn’s Coast guard station on channel 68 alt. channel 16.

Important phone numbers

If you have an accident, it’s important that the Coast Guard know where your boat is. That’s why you should use the official fairways marked on the nautical charts.
*Emergency number: 112
*Sea Rescue, national emergency number: 029 41000
*The Åland Sea Rescue Association’s on duty phone: +358 18 19475

Local radio stations

Ålands Radio 91,3 MHz, Steef FM 95,9 MHz, Rix FM Åland 101,8 MHz, Soft FM 107,2 MHz

Coast and sea weather forecast

Ålands radio 91,3 MHz
7.35 am, 8.15 am and 8.50 am
Finnish National Radio 93,1 MHz
Daily at 8.55 am, 12.45 pm, 7.10 pm and 10.05 pm, also Monday-Saturday at 5.30 am
Coast and sea weather forecast in Finnish, Finnish National Radio 100,3 MHz
Daily 7.35 am, 2.00 pm, 4.55 pm and 10.50 pm
Swedish Radio P1 95,0 MHz
Daily 8.15 am, 12.45 pm, 7.10 pm and 10.10 pm and Monday-Saturday 05.35 am

Internet weather

www.fmi.fi
www.theyr.com
www.smhi.se

Service for boat tourists

NAUTICAL CHARTS

· Lisco Bok- & Pappershandel, Skarpansvägen 25, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 17 177
· Mariehamns Bokhandel, Torggatan 14, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 19 745

BOAT ACCESSORIES & BOAT MOTORS

· Algots Varv, Varvsvägen, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 526 549
· Byggvaruhuset, Grindmattesvägen 1, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 28 011
· Dax Agenturer, Lövdalsvägen 6, Dalkarby, Jomala, ph. +358 18 31 210
· Joels Marin, Fabriksgatan 9, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 15 310
· Kalmers, Vikingagränd 11, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 12 012
· Kea-Center, Varvsvägen 2, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 22 424

SHIP YARDS

· Småbåtsvarvet Nordmarin, Östra Ytternäs, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 19 801
· Skärgårdsvarvet, Degerby, Föglö, ph. +358 18 50 005
· Zetterströms Mek. Verkstad & Slip, Varvsvägen, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 22 855

DIVERS

· Boris Lundberg, ph. +358 40 5457208
· Dykbolaget på Åland, ph. +358 40 5533630
· Oxygene Dive & Adventure Center, Elverksgatan 12, Mariehamn, ph. +358 18 21010, +358 18 40 7068045

We welcome you as a guest in the Åland waters!

Sea Rescue in Åland

Call the general emergency number when you’re in all emergency situations or the national sea rescue number :

112 (general emergency number) 
029 41000
 (national sea rescue number) (calling from abroad +358 294 1000)

If the situation is not urgent but you wish to get help you can call the 24-hour duty of Åland Sea Rescue Association: + 358 18 19475.

 


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