The Harbour Book series consists of five books. This book; The Great Harbour Book II - Åland is written in Finnish and Swedish. (One of these, The great harbour book IV, has been written specially for foreigners). The books I-III are written only in Finnish and Swedish. (Pohjanlahti edition is written in Finnish and English). 9th edition, Turku 2021.
The book is completely in color for nice reading experience. The information in this books is highly reliable because at least one member of the Turun Partio-sissit ry team has visited every one of the qualified harbours.
All the information - routes and harbors, small and larger - is introduced to the reader with clear drawings, maps and aerial photos.
The layout takes into account the difficult environment where the books will be used. The large pictures are well visible and the text is easy to read even in poor lighting conditions.
Strong wire binding makes the book easier to use. The paper for the books is especially chosen for its durability when wet. In addition to the harbour books you get a see-through plastic envelope in which to keep your book to protect it. So you can always carry it with you even during your wildest adventures.
The harbor books presents safe places to drop your anchor and reveals where to find an ice-cream booth. There are several interesting historical stories about life in the archipelago and tales of the passages as well as versatile information for today's sailor. These stories can also entertain you during the long winter season.
The Great Harbour Book II - Åland content:
- Covers the Aland Islands + some harbours from Sweden e.g. Visby and Sandhamn
- Written in Finnish and Swedish
- Aerial photos of the harbours
- A plastic see-through envelope to keep the book clean