Sailing holidays in Norway and the high latitudes. Yacht in the Lofoten Islands

Adventure sailing in Norway, Iceland & the Arctic

The high latitudes are guaranteed to provide you some of the most beautiful and awe inspiring sailing and exploring you could ever wish for. From the wild, volcanic Faroes, the insanely beautiful Lofoten Islands, the vast majesty of Iceland or the near polar environment of Spitsbergen - this sector has it all. Arctic Circle here we come!

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2019 APRIL - JUNE

COASTAL SAILING & EXPLORING

Great sailing, mixed in with plenty of time to head ashore and explore every day. For the most part, we sail close to the coast. Perfect for everyone, these are also ideal entry level sailing adventures for those new to sailing.

Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands

The Lofoten Islands in Arctic Norway are one of the most beautiful places in the world. Easy day sailing, lots of time to explore ashore and wildlife galore

 

Coastal sailing

June 03 - 15 2019

June 03 - 16 2019

June 17 - 28 2019

£2140

OCEAN & OFFSHORE SAILING

Get ready to head often hundreds of miles offshore, as we sail from country to another. You will be at sea for 4-5 days and nights at a time. You will experience the magic of the open ocean. The majority of these can be used as RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passages if signed on as watch leader.

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EXPEDITION SAILING

Head far off the beaten track with these incredible sailing adventures. Marinas and harbours are limited, as are facilities generally. Expect the unexpected and memories of a lifetime.

Sailing and exploring in the very high latitudes. Spitsbergen is awe inspiring, wild, remote and a once in a lifetime experience.

 

Expedition sailing

June 21 - July 07 2019

£2,980

2019 JULY TO SEPT

COASTAL SAILING & EXPLORING

Great sailing, mixed in with plenty of time to head ashore and explore every day. For the most part, we sail close to the coast. Perfect for everyone, these are also ideal entry level sailing adventures for those new to sailing.

Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands Sailing Norway fjords

OCEAN & OFFSHORE SAILING

Get ready to head often hundreds of miles offshore, as we sail from country to another. You will be at sea for 4-5 days and nights at a time. You will experience the magic of the open ocean. The majority of these can be used as RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passages if signed on as watch leader.

PASSAGE MAKING MASTERCLASSES

Two weeks of intensive training with leading expedition skippers on these sought after masterclasses. You will learn to skipper proper passages, cross challenging shipping lanes, enter foreign ports safely and master tides and more complex weather issues. All crew must have at least RYA Day Skipper or equivalent.

sailing course norway

Make huge gains as a sailor and skipper when you spend two weeks receiving expert tuition and real world training on these intensive training courses

 

Masterclass

August 14-27 2019

September 04-18 2019

£1,996

EXPEDITION SAILING

Head far off the beaten track with these incredible sailing adventures. Marinas and harbours are limited, as are facilities generally. Expect the unexpected and memories of a lifetime.

Sailing and exploring in the very high latitudes. Spitsbergen is awe inspiring, wild, remote and a once in a lifetime experience.

 

Expedition sailing

July 09 - 26 2019

£2,980

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Sailing holidays in Norway and the high latitudes. Yacht in the Lofoten Islands

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2019 APRIL - JUNE
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands
Sailing Norway fjords
sailing course norway World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo City AM newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo
Sailing holidays in Norway and the high latitudes. Yacht in the Lofoten Islands

2019 APRIL - JUNE
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands Sailing Norway fjords
sailing course norway World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo City AM newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo
Sailing holidays in Norway and the high latitudes. Yacht in the Lofoten Islands

2019 APRIL - JUNE
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands Sailing Norway fjords
sailing course norway World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo
Sailing holidays in Norway and the high latitudes. Yacht in the Lofoten Islands

2019 APRIL - JUNE
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
Adventure sailing holiday in Norwa, the Lofoten Islands Sailing Norway fjords
sailing course norway World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo