Ladoga

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Ladoga - log rafts on Peter I Canal (Prokudin-Gorskii again)

Ladoga - log rafts on Peter I Canal (Prokudin-Gorskii again)

Towpath bridge between Ladoga and Onega (Prokudin-Gorskii)

Towpath bridge between Ladoga and Onega (Prokudin-Gorskii)

Smuggler's boat from the southern part of Gulf of Bothnia

in Finland

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Transporting barrels

in Finland

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Kizhanka

in Finland - Page 2

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

"Kizhanka" referring, in Russian, to island Kizhi there (the boat is also called "Kizhinka")

in Finland - Page 2

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Saima

in Finland - Page 2

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Lodi barge

in Finland - Page 2

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Ladoga saima

in Finland

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Another Galeas

in Finland

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…

Galeas - Kaljaasi in Finnish - is the name applied to traditional coastal sailing freighters in the Baltic. Usually two masted, gaff ketch actually, just the masts often are of about same height, mizzen sail is smaller in area. They have topmasts and topsails too. The hull is typically some over 20 m LOD, some over 6 m beam, draft about or over 2 m. Wheelhouse in the aft.

in Finland

I'm opening a thread here about the boats and building traditions in my country. We have -- rivers in the north, thousands of lakes, big and small, in the interior, a long coastline, Gulf of Bothnia and Gulf of Finland of the Baltic Sea - and we had much of Ladoga, those boats belonging to the tradition. Starting here from the north, of the river boats, as we call them - long and narrow, very shallow going, up and down in currents and rapids. I lived almost 40 years in Lapland, much…