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Blue Clipper - Explore the Spectacular Lofoten Islands and Sail the Norwegian Coast.

Lofoten islands and Norwegian Coast Voyage
Voyage Number Vessel Starting Port Ending Port
BC140818 Blue Clipper Bodo, Norway Bodo, Norway
Booking fee Voyage duration Start date and time End date and time
GBP £20.00 10 Days
14/08/2018 - 14:00 to 24/08/2018 - 10:00
14/08/2018 - 14:00 to 24/08/2018 - 10:00
Berth Type Availability Price Special Price
2 Berth Bunk Bed Cabin per person Available - Book Now GBP £2900.00 n/a
Luxury 2 Berth Cabin per person Fully booked GBP £4000.00 n/a
Voyage Description:

Summer Sailing Expedition in Northern Norway

Classic Sailing has offered voyages exploring the Western Fjords before, but this is the first time we have been able to offer a voyage in the far North. After a full summer exploring Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitsbergen, three masted schooner Blue Clipper finishes her Arctic oydessey with an unusual opportunity to explore the Northern part of Norway. Starting from the majestic Lofoten Islands which stretch outwards from the mainland Blue Clipper will then hop down the Norwegian mainland coast past many a Viking stronghold and hundreds of miles of wilderness.

The Lofoten Islands

The Lofoten Islands dip their toe in the turbulent waters of the Norwegian Sea, far above the Arctic Circle, but once between the high mountain spires you can enjoy sheltered waters and white sand beaches. This rare wilderness outpost offers an untrammelled landscape of majestic mountains, deep fjords, squawking seabird colonies and great surfing beaches if you like cold water surfing in an unusual setting.  If you are seeking unforgettable nature experiences, Lofoten will definitely not let you down.  

In January 2017,, the major website for photography enthusiasts announced the Lofoten Islands as one of the best travel destinations for photographers.

Sail to the Lofoten Islands, Norway

Jan Wlodarczyk-Alamy Stock Photo: Ramberg Beach, Lofoten Islands

Myriad of islands and small fjords

Blue Clipper has nearly three weeks to explore ths intricate coastline.  Possible destinations range from major cities with long waterfronts and medieval streets like Trondheim, to tiny fishing villages and sparsely populated islands.  There is plenty of true wilderness with spruce forests, lakes and waterfalls.  The fjords might not cut so far into the interior as further South, but there are plenty of jaw dropping anchorages to discover.  

Alesund for Art Deco Architecture

The town is tightly packed on a fish hook shaped peninsula. Alesund is far less touristy than Bergen, and has amazing art nouveau style architecture with buildings adorned with turrets, spires and gargoyles throughout the town.  There is an international airport serving Alesund (airport is called Vigra and airport code is AES)

Blue Clipper at Sea

About Blue Clipper - Three Masted Topsail Schooner

Hands on sailing - Climb the mast, take the helm, and learn to navigate using only the sun and the stars. On board Blue Clipper, you get to try your hand at evert aspect of sailing this beautiful tall ship. You do not need any previous sailing experience to join. The permanent crew of 6 mean that you will be well looked after and get plenty of instruction.

Read more about Blue Clipper here. 

Below Decks

Tall Ship Blue Clipper has extensive accommodation below deck. TS Blue Clipper can accommodate up to 14 guest trainees on board, with 6 twin en-suite cabins and a luxury double cabin, large saloon areas which are beautifully decorated and maintained, a well-equipped galley and plenty of places to sit and relax on deck, she is a very comfortable ship to sail on board.

She offers three cabin choices, a 2 berth cabin for those under 25 years of age at a discounted price. A Twin En-suite cabin for adults and a Luxury Double Suite Cabin with a double bed. Prices for the luxury double cabin are available at a supplement and on request.

What is included in the price?

  • All meals and accommodation when sailing. Meals are cooked by our on board cook.
  • Sailing instruction and supervision by 6 experienced crew
  • Third party liability insurance cover
  • On board wildlife guide

What is not included?

  • Travel to and from the boat
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Optional sightseeing and cultural tours in port
  • Trainee crew merchandise
  • VISA fees

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