Boating and Canoeing

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Boat tours by “Seal Express”

Enjoy and explore the beautiful Lake Saimaa on a guided boat tour with a local guide. You can select from multiple thematic tours and fishing tours or ask for a tailormade dream …

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Canoe Camp in Laajalahti

Are you planning a canoe safari? Stop by Hartmut Jaeger’s Canoe Camp for kayaks, canoes, nautical charts and instructions. The camp is on Luukkolansaari Island in Puumala and also offers accommodation and …

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Cruises on the S/S Wenno

Step on board and glide majestically on Saimaa powered by a nearly noiseless steam engine. Get ready for a soothing and surreal experience. Welcome aboard the S/S Wenno for a pleasant cruise …

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Cruises to Puumala on the M/S Puijo

The M/S Puijo operates on Saimaa between Savonlinna and Lappeenranta via Puumala in June and August 2019. SAVONLINNA – LAPPEENRANTA Departures on Wed. 26 June and Tues. 6 August 9:00 AM – …

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Ecoboat Cruises

Saimaa Seal Watching 2020 Puumala seal watching cruises are continued in spring 2020. The likeable Saimaa ringed seal is one of the rarest seals in the world, and it only lives in …

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Guided fishing tours

The easiest way to go fishing is to book our professional fishing guide and boat. The guide knows well the lake area and will bring you to the best hotspots.  The Seal …

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Ice floating in Puumala

“Saimaa on the rocks” Ice floating in Puumala is a great arctic winter experience for small groups. Using professional safety suits, we jump in frozen water upstream and float downstream like a …

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Kayak Fishing Tour

Try kayak fishing in beautiful Puumala waters with a professional guide Arto. Further info and reservations here.

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M/S Kaunis Veera

Enjoy beautiful lake scenery on the M/S Kaunis Veera. Choose a chartered or public cruise. Public cruises depart from the Puumala marina and charter cruises as arranged with the customer. The ship …

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Nestorinranta Boat Rentals

Nestorinranta rents out rowboats, large and small motorboats and canoes for day trips. Rowboat: Päijän 520 L, max. 4 persons Motorboats: Päijän + Yamaha 4 HP, Kaisla Erä + Suzuki 5 HP …

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Puumalansalmi and other marinas

The Puumalansalmi Strait links waterways between the northern and southern parts of Saimaa. Also known as “the Gibraltar of Saimaa,” the strait has always been an important junction for water traffic. Even today, log rafts, pleasure boats and cargo ships pass through the deep-water channel.

Marina Services

Puumala centre marina – 61o31.2' N 28o10.7' E

The Veera, Sylvi and Elsa piers are reserved for local boats and Jallu, Norppa, Kippis and Nesto are for guests.

  • 25 mooring buoys, 70 boom berths, 30 side-mooring berths
  • Fuel and water station
  • Electric outlets
  • Waste management, septic tank emptying
  • Service building with WCs, showers, sauna, washing machine and dryer
  • Fee per night 2019: 31 May–20 June and 4–17 August EUR 16 per crew, 21 June – 30 July EUR 18 per crew, 31 July–3 August EUR 25 per crew
  • Marina information and service desk, tel. +358 (0)400 929 365.
  • Lively marketplace at the marina
  • Walking distance to services in the Puumala centre, including a liquor store, pharmacy, laundry and restaurants.
  • Gym set next to the Norppa pier
  • Honourable mention in the Guest Marina of the Year contest
  • Internet connection for boaters at the tourist information centre

Winter boat storage

  • Loma-Autio, Erkki Luukkonen (centre, Viljakansaari) tel. +358 (0)40 538 742 0, loma-autio(at)
  • Aarno Puttonen (Puumala centre) tel. +358 (0)50 084 385 5
  • Juha Kiljunen (Hurissalo), heated storage facility, tel. +358 (0)440 180 281
  • Paavo Kyhyräinen (Lintusalo) tel. +358 (0)500 191 745, paavo-kyhyrainen(at)
    – trailer services
  • Aulis Väänänen (Hurissalo), tel. +358 (0)500 154 879
  • SavYachts Ville Sarvi (Puumala centre), tel. +358 (0)50 364 3111. You can find more information here.

Docks and Repairs

Docking services are available from Puumarin Oy in Niinisaari next to the Hätinvirta ferry, address: Telakkatie 100, tel. +358 (0)50 466 655 5.

Sav Yachts specialises in boat engine service and repairs

Sav Yachts is your one-stop shop for boat services. We provide engine service and complete repairs. We repair and service a large variety of boats, including fibreglass repairs and electric installations. We also offer boat renovations, including interiors. You can leave your boat at our winter storage facility. We perform off-season inspections and return your boat to your summer house fuelled, waxed and ready to go well before your summer holidays begin.

Our main business is engine service and repair. We are an authorised service provider for Yamaha and Honda outboard motors and Volvo Penta and Yanmar marine engines. We service all engine types as well as marine electronic equipment. We are also a Raymarine authorised service provider, and install new Raymarine equipment and provide you with training.

You can find us easily in the centre of Puumala. Do not hesitate to contact our team of experts to find out more!

Contact details

Sav Yachts/Ville Sarvi
Airokuja 1
52200 Puumala
tel. +358 (0)50 364 311 1

Home marina berths

Keijo Montonen, tel. +358 (0)500 682 666, keijo.montonen(at)

Guest marina at Koskenselkä Holiday Village

  • 7 side-mooring locations
  • Water supply at the camping site
  • Café, kiosk, minigolf, beach, beach volleyball net
  • WC, shower, sauna, washing machine
  • Koskenselän lomakylä tel. +358 (0)15 468 111 9

Sahanlahti guest marina

  • 39 mooring buoys, 23 boom berths
  • Restaurant, hotel and Sahankylä villas
  • Sauna, smoke sauna, museum, art exhibition and open air theatre
  • Separate sauna times for men and women, showers, WCs, kitchen and clothes cleaning service are included in the overnight accommodation fee.
  • Equipment rental, tennis court and beach volleyball net

Okkola guest marina

  • 5 buoy spots
  • Water supply
  • Sauna, washing machine and smoke sauna
  • Restaurant and cabin accommodation
  • Okkola Holiday Cabins tel. +358 (0)500 259 378

Kietävälän Virta guest marina

  • 6 buoy spots
  • Electricity and water outlets
  • Sauna and accommodation services
  • Winter storage for boats indoors and launch and hauling services
  • Loma-Autio tel. +358 (0)40 538 742 0

Nestorinranta guest marina

  • A mooring buoy and four side-mooring berths
  • Beach and barbecue hut for 20 people
  • Water outlet and outhouse
  • Pancake stand in July daily from 12:00 to 5:00 PM.
  • Laundry room (washing machine, dryer, iron and mangle) 900 m
  • Summer café 900 m
  • Granary, room and cottage accommodation, includes breakfast and sauna
  • Nestorinranta, tel. +358 (0)40 510 620 8