Kokemäejoki River Basin
Nautical chart: N507 and N508
Permitted vessel dimensions
35.0 x 7.3 x 2.4 x 18.0 [m]
(Length x width x draught x height)
Mooring: To ropes hanging from the lock platform.
Services: Guest harbour and its services at the top of the lock.
Difference in water level: 0.90 - 1.50 metres
The canal connects Palovesi and Vankavesi. The 315 m-long canal was built in 1852-54. The clearance of the swing bring that crosses the canal is 1.0 metre (or about 2.1 metres when the water is at its lowest level.
The canal is manned. When approaching from below, the locking call point is located at the beginning of the lower canal to the right, and when approaching from above, these are at the waiting pier at the beginning of the upper canal.
Contact information for the canal
Tel. + 358 (0)295 34 4153
Exception for opening hours in summer 2022
The channel will be open until 9 p.m. from Friday to Sunday in September, otherwise according to the normal schedule.