A northern city located on the shore of the Gulf of Bothnia in Finland
Hiare there any canoe kayak clubs in the area? It looks like the perfectvenue for a competitive club!
Are those people having a picnic on a floating dock or moving raft!?
Kala, yes there is Oulun Seudun Melojat. Unfotunately they have only Finnish web site: http://www.osm.fi/Luggi, yes they had! I was jealous.