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Bodø (NO) - Alesund (NO)

28 August - 08 September 2018

11 days, Blue Clipper

From € 3400,-

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Expedition Sail Training

guest: € 3400,-

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Blue Clipper:
Bodø (NO) - Alesund (NO)

28 August - 08 September 2018

Step on board for an exploration of northern Norway. Sail from Bodo to the Lofoten Islands and then on to Alesund. Discover the northern wildlife, majestic fjords, countless islands and captivating coastlines. No sailing experience needed. Guest places open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years. Places in luxury cabins available for € 4.800 p.p.

Programme Outline

Ports

Bodø is a town in Norway, located north of the Arctic Circle. Bodø is home to the world’s strongest maelstrom. The city is perfect for outdoor activities like walking, kayaking, diving and fishing, but also for climbing and hiking in the mountain range. Besides of impressing nature, you find there lively urban scene with shopping centres and diverse choice of cultural activities.

Ålesund is an intimate harbor amongst beautiful fjords, mountains and islands. Consisting out of seven islands, Ålesund is a modern city. In 1904 the city, once built largely of wood, was completely burned down by a sea of flames. After a period of planning, the town was rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar in Jugendstil. Visit the Atlantic Sea Park on a rainy day or, if the weather is nice, go to the Sunnmoere Museum to see historic Norwegian houses and Viking relics.


  • Bodø (NO)

  • Ålesund (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 28 August 2018 - 8 September 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 20
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone."

    Agathe (26), France

You sail on the Blue Clipper

Shipping type: Three masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Malta
Date built: 1991
Trainees: 20
Length: 44m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 675m2

Tall Ship Blue Clipper is a spacious and luxuriously furnished three masted Topsail Schooner.  In the construction of the hull, modern elements are mixed with traditional ones, such as a clipper bow, an elegant yacht stern and a long ballast …

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