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Isafjordur (IS) - Isafjordur (IS)

17 August 2016 - 23 August 2017

371 days, Tecla

From € 1070,-

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Isafjordur (IS) - Isafjordur (IS)

17 August 2016 - 23 August 2017

Isafjordur – Isafjordur – Glowing meadows – Hornstrandir. The end of the summerseason is closing in, the ice is melting and the flowers are in full bloom. Setting sail for Hornstrandir, this time you will get to see the waterfalls of melted ice and see the green grass. It is a great place to do day hikes and just take in the overwhelming sights! Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Programme Outline

Ports

Isafjordur (meaning ‘fjord of ice’) is a small port town in the northwest of Iceland. It is a major access point to the nature reserve on the Hornstrandir Peninsula, an uninhabited wilderness area to which ferries run weekly during summer. Despite its small population of 2600 people, the town has a relatively urban feel. It is considered a centre for alternative music and there’s even a hospital. Have a look around in the Maritime museum or go for a tour of the waterfalls and the nearby fjords.

  • Isafjordur (IS)

  • Isafjordur (IS)

Key points

  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

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Tecla

One of the most splendid. Experts say this solid, authentic-rigged ship is not only one of the most beautiful herring loggers, but also a very good sailor. She has won several prizes during the Tall Ships Races and Regattas. Tecla …

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Windseeker logs

  • Sunday at Sea – Cape Horn Ceremony

    Europa

    At Sea

    – by Deckhand Pelle

    Sailing is fun! But so can be sitting on your bum! The professional sailors of Europa have one thing in common, they can't seem to sit still, probably because there is always something to do. From changing sheets to mending …

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  • Sailing back to Ushuaia

    Anne-Margeretha

    Antartica – Ushuaia

    – by Sally

    We had a great sail to Ushuaia, tacking all the way, Anne-Margaretha, well-heeled over and really showing off. Around the halfway point Heinz called the crew up and down came the fok and up went the storm fok. This added …

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