Ski & Sail, Helgeland,
Norway

18,500 NOK / £1,750 per person*

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*Trips are priced in the operator’s local currency. The sterling amount shown is a guide only and the amount you pay in sterling will change with currency fluctuations.

7 nights

If these dates don’t work, why not book the whole boat for dates that do! Minimum 5 participants.

A stunning Norwegian sailing and skiing trip which combines exploration of fjords by boat and mountains on skis. Awe-inspiring scenery with views that stretch for miles. The sort of once-in-a-lifetime adventure that inspires you to start saving and go more than once.

Trip Start: 12 March 2017

Trip End: 18 March 2017

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VESSEL

Vessel Type

Bavaria 44 “Nirvana” or Bavaria 50 “Humla”

Vessel Length

44 or 50 foot

Skipper

Yes

Berth

Single + double cabins, max 10

YOUR TRIP

Deposit and cancellation:

50% and strict

See deposit and cancellations policy

Included

  • Experienced skipper/instructor on board
  • Professional skiguide on minimum 4 days of the trip
  • All food eaten onboard
  • 6 nights accommodation onboard the boat
  • Expenses for diesel, gas, harbour fees etc.
  • Free use of equipment like ribs, kayaks etc

Additional

  • Upgrade to a boat with hot water/shower and a private double cabin (on a shared basis) with fresh linen sheets with the 1,200 NOK / £115 comfort upgrade.
  • Visits to restaurants, museums, galleries etc. during the trip.
  • Alcohol is not provided but you can bring your own. Consumption is always at the discretion of the skipper.
  • Travel to and from boats not included.
  • Ski equipment. Enquire about hire at time of booking.

Practical Info

Open to beginner sailors.

Intermediate skiing is recommended.

A good level of fitness recommended.

GETTING THERE (AND BACK)

Getting there

Take an internal flight to Bodø.

Getting back

Take an internal flight from Bodø.

Travel assistance

Need help booking travel and accommodation for your trip? We have teamed up with STA Travel. Their experts will assist you with all your travel requirements. Please enquire when booking.

ITINERARY

Ski & Sail, Helgeland, Norway

Itinerary

Join: Bodø. Be there by 1600

Leave: Bodø. Boat will be in harbour by 0900. Please don’t book flights before 1200.

Helgeland is the most island-rich part of the Norwegian coastline with a huge variety of mountains and fjords. Here there are an abundance of options of where to sail and where to ski. It is still an unexplored Ski&Sail area and during this week we’ll continue to explore the fjords and mountains of Helgeland. This is a week for the pioneers!

These Ski&Sail trips combine real sailing and skiing with true exploration – a unique combination!

Arrival day – Saturday

The group gathers in Bodø and gets to know each other and plan the week. We will look at snow conditions as well as the weather forecast as we decide the plan for the week ahead.

Sunday

Ski mountaineering and skiing in Beyarn.

Monday

Ski mountaineering and skiing in Beyarn. Sailing to Glomfjord at night.

Tuesday

Mountaineering in Glomfjord .

Wednesday

Exploring the area and fjords south of Glomfjord.

Thursday

Exploring Glomfjord.

Friday

We explore Beiarn and the area just south of Bodø.

Saturday

The trip ends 0900.

Book flights departing Bodø no earlier than 1200 on the Saturday.

The programme should be viewed as a starting point which we adapt according to weather conditions and the participants’ wishes. Some places won’t have snow, so we go where the snow is! Aboard the boats we have dinghies and kayaks to go ashore with and make small expeditions. There is also fishing gear to catch your supper with as well as hiking equipment and stoves for cooking at the mountain summit. Everything is set for an epic ski week!

KIT LIST

Ski kit

Skis and boots

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit (two sets are recommended. Heavy gear for on-board and lighter kit for trips ashore)

Hat

Balaklava

Sailing gloves – 2 sets

Glove liners

Hand warmers

Hot water bottle

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Thermals, two sets

Thick socks, two sets

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Warm sleeping bag

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require

INSURANCE

Specialist off-shore sailing insurance is required. We can direct you to the insurer we use. Ask for information when you enquire.

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