Cannon Sloop Diana’s Public Sailings in summer 2018
Cannon sloop Diana is a wooden ship built in Suomenlinna shipyard. Cannon sloop Diana is based on the drawings prepared by Ship Architect Fredrik Henrik af Chapman and old document sources of the Swedish fleet’s drawings office.
During the sailing tours we go back in time to the 1790s. The participants will experience a unique sea voyage with an old vessel and a sense of history.
Cannon sloop Diana’s public sailings in summer 2018
Children’s matitime adventure (in Finnish)
Day and Time: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 12.30.
During the Children’s maritime adventure, you are familiarised with cannon sloop Diana and the 18th Century. An action-packed and exciting boat trip to the Age of Enlightenment’s Suomenlinna with Admiral Chapman awaits. During the sailing, you will also learn the skills necessary on board the vessel of Suomenlinna’s archipelago fleet, such as rope coiling and knots, as well as signals.
Tickets for the Children’s maritime adventure can be bought here.
Public sailing 27.6-4.8.2018 and 11.8, 18.8 and 25.8.2018
Day and Time: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 15.30
During Diana’s sailings you will see Suomenlinna from the sea and hear about the fascinating history of the archipelago fleet. The public can choose to assist in raising and lowering the sails, and a few brave ones can join in with the rowing. The journey is enlivened by Admiral Chapman and his crew.
Tickets for the public sailing can be bought here.
Adults 25 €, children (5-15 years) 12 €. Prices include VAT 10%.
Duration and point of departure: The duration of the sailing or rowing tour is approximately 2 hours. Sailings depart from Suomenlinna’s Tykistölahti Pier. You can reach Suomenlinna on JT-Line’s water bus or HSL’s ferry from the Market Square (the boat trip is not included in the ticket price).
Please note: Diana is an open boat, so dressing according to weather conditions is important. Due to the wind, it may be cold at sea even on a warm day. It is good to have a warm and relaxed casual outfit, as well as flat shoes, with you. In case of rain, it is good to bring a raincoat. It is also worth taking a bottle of water with you. Children can participate only whit an adult.
Public sailings’ ticket sales and bookings:
Pre-bookings: +358 (0)9 6841850, firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-booking closes the night before the sailing.
Sailing day tickets: Ehrensvärd Society +358 (0)9 6841850. Sailing day tickets can also be enquired from Tykistölahti kiosk before the departure.
We restrict our liabilities to organising the programme in accordance with the admiralty law.
We reserve the right to make changes to the information provided.
Enquiries and further information:
Ehrensvärd Society, Helsinki, Finland, + 358 (0)9 6841850 email@example.com