Norway Explorer Tromsø - Bodø

Friday, 24th August 2018
Skattøra Marina AS

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Discover the magnificence and sheer beauty of our voyage from Tromsø to Bodø as we travel the Lofoten Archipelago. During the day we sail along stunning coastlines and at night we anchor amongst the Archipelago's islands. Land of inspirational landscapes, sheer beauty, cosmopolitan cities, grand architecture, breath-taking deep blue fjords and sublime vistas all are on offer in abundance in Norway. Norway enjoys favourable weather due to the influence of the Gulf Stream means that the weather is milder than expected for a country which is as far north as Siberia and Alaska. The most striking phenomenon has to be the Midnight Sun when the sun never sets during the peak of summer as for those living in Arctic Norway the sun never falls below the horizon.

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Arguably offering one of the best vantage points above the Arctic Circle for viewing the famous and spectacular phenomenon of the aurora borealis, or northern lights, which are a result of the collision between solar wind particles and air molecules in the earth's atmosphere, and then transferring their energy into light? The city also has a distinctive skyline and architecture with its quirky wooden houses, many centuries old and the Arctic Cathedral which was built in 1965, resplendent with its peaked roof and lofty stained-glass windows, the cathedral dominates all buildings around it. Tromso being situated on the Gulf Stream experiences erratic snow fall patterns which varies from year to year depending on the actions of the Gulf Stream.

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The town of Bodø is the gateway to Norway’s true north and is located at the northernmost tip of the Kystriksveien Coastal Route in the Arctic Circle. The towns’ railway station marks the end of the line for trains and is the stop-off point for the Lofoten Islands archipelago. Bodø is the largest urban city in Nordland country and the second largest in North Norway. Blessed with an "oceanic climate" so it enjoys cool summers and cool, yet not cold winters. Bodø experiences some of the strongest tidal currents in the world.


  • Day 1 – Arrive on board 1800. Welcome reception, introductions and itinerary discussion. Dinner served at 20:00
  • Day 2 – Breakfast followed by safety briefing and time to familiarise with vessel handling
  • Day 3 – Our first days sailing we will heading after breakfast for a 35nm trip to Finnisnes
  • Day 4 – After breakfast we leave Finnisnes and head along the coast to Harstad a distance of 41nm
  • Day 5 – At leisure
  • Day 6 – After breakfast we depart Harstad and continue our voyage of discovery and head towards Loedingen (32nm)
  • Day 7 – Today we travel from Loedingen towards Svolvaer, (33nm)
  • Day 8 – Continuing along the coastline we head towards Stamsund (distance 19nm)
  • Days 9 & 10 – Days of leisure
  • Day 11 – Refreshed after our free days, we leave Stamsund and continue towards Tind for our final nights at anchor on the Archipelago
  • Days 12 - 14 – After breakfast we begin our sail to our final destination, Bodø

We take your safety and that of the vessel extremely seriously and as such we reserve the right to alter or amend itineraries in the case of bad weather, tide or Foreign Office/Maritime Agencies advice.



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  • ImageExperience Dramatic costal sailing 
  • ImageLearn about preparing a yacht for a long passage
  • ImageLearn about weather & Navigation
  • ImageOvernight anchoring offshore
  • ImageHelming a large yacht in open seas
  • ImageLearn about heavy weather sailing
  • ImageSail on a 70ft ocean going yacht
  • ImageMeet new like-minded people

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Starts: Friday, August 24th 2018

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: August 25th 2018


Skattøra Marina AS  
Tromsø, Norway


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