Daysailing with skipper
Combine the sailing trip with mountain hiking, paddling or just pure recreation in our beautiful archipelago!
From NOK 900/PAX

When

March- september
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Time

6 hours

Number of participants

4- 8

Difficulty

All
Daysailing with skipper

Join us on a fantastic day trip in Harstads Archipelago with a locally known skipper. We have Harstad as a starting point, but can also transport the boat to Bjarkøy or Grøtavær if you want to start here. Lunch with exciting local ingredients can be ordered.

Price:

From NOK 900/PAX

Information:

Praktisk informasjon

Start: Harstad harbor 12 pm (flexible).

Alternatively: Bjarkøy / Nergårdshamn or Grøtavær on request

Practical Information

Start: Harstad harbor 12 pm (flexible).

Alternatively: Bjarkøy / Nergårdshamn or Grøtavær on request

Included in price

– Linens and towels
– Life jackets
– 2 SUP trays

Extras: lunch

Comfort and equipment on board

– Salon with plenty of space for 9 pax
– Four double cabins, four separate bathrooms with sink, shower and toilet.
– Own cabin for skipper
– Fully equipped kitchen, gas stove, freezer and refrigerator.
– Heating cabinet for wet clothes and shoes
– Outdoor cockpit with table and seating for 8 pcs
– Dab radio with surround system.
– Bathing platform
– dinghy with outboard motor for small excursions.
– Standard mainsail, genoa and cross jib on reel.
– Space for storing equipment on deck.

Meals

Without lunch: If you choose a trip without lunch, you can bring food and arrange it on board. It is possible to cook everything on board, except pizza, as the oven is quite small. Some guests we also prepare the food on land, for example on a campfire or disposable grill.

With lunch: We have an agreement with “Skafferiet” that arranges lunch packages with exciting ingredients from local producers. Let us know if you have allergies or a vegetarian diet, then this can be adapted.

Requirements for guests

– Guests must bring good and warm clothes, preferably a layer of wool, an intermediate layer and a water / windproof outer layer. As well as good, warm and water-repellent shoes (goretex).
– Bring all the personal equipment you need for trips on land.
– We make no demands on sailing experience for guests. But guests must be in generally good physical shape and be able to master being able to move on board a boat while sailing.
– Make sure you have a good travel insurance that covers illness and possible injury. Our boat insurance will cover incidents on board.

Transport

Guests must arrange their own transport to and from Harstad.
– Nearest airport: Harstad / Narvik Evenes. Airport bus to and from Harstad city center, see separate routes.
– Daily Hurtigruten calls
– Speedboat to and from Tromsø
– Daily bus departures to / from Fauske, Lofoten and Narvik / Tromsø.

Security

– Everyone must wear life jackets while sailing and in a dinghy, as well as paddle vests and dry suits during kayaking.
– If you are going to move on deck during sailing, a safety line must always be used.
– In Bifrost, we have a strong focus on fire safety, and we have extinguishing agents available throughout the boat. All cabins have escape routes.
– Bifrost is equipped with VHF, EPIRB emergency beacon transmitter, emergency flare and two life rafts, with room for 12 pcs. Otherwise we always move close to land during this trip.
– We always take weather reservations, and we do not expose ourselves or guests to danger by defying the weather forecast. We plan the route and choose the harbor based on wind direction, so that both sailing, anchoring and paddling are safe to complete.

Travel insurance

You must have a valid travel insurance to join the trip, and this should also cover any cancellation of the trip. Read our travel terms for cancellation policy and refund. Otherwise, you are covered by our boat insurance, in the event of an accident on board.

Not included in the price

Alcohol

Renting equipment like bikes/kayaks etc

Our best trips.

After many great adventures in the southern latitudes, we have finally found peace here in the north and realized we live in the middle of the world's most beautiful archipelago. Here we want to be able to continue sailing, as well as create an offer for both locals and visitors who want to experience the northern pearls of northern Norway.

Combine the sailing trip with a mountain hike, paddling or just pure recreation in our beautiful archipelago - this is where you will find the real and undisturbed surroundings!

Sailing trip - long weekend with skipper

 

 

Combine the sailing trip with mountain hiking, paddling or just pure recreation in our beautiful archipelago!
 

Our activities

Join us for a unique experience with an experienced and locally known skipper.

Welcome on board!

This is Seil Bifrost

Sail in Harstad

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Booking

Fantastic experience

My wife and I were on a sailing course with Seil Bifrost last weekend. This was a course that was both inspiring and that gave more taste for sailing. The course itself was set up in a good way with briefing / theory before we started sailing. Skipper Halvard has a calm and educational way of guiding us around, and he was good at taking the scary thing out of sailing a boat like Bifrost. We sailed in the local area around Harstad, and it is fantastic to see how nice an archipelago we have here in the area. The actual booking process and communication prior to the course went terrific. This was a fantastic weekend for both of us who have definitely kickstarted the dream of getting our own sailboat.

- Hans- Chritian Lysgaard, seilkurs mai 2021

so much more than we could ever have wished for!

"This was such an amazing adventure. This trip was so much more than we could ever have wished for! I am overwhelmed by the beauty of the landscape and the hospitality of our hosts Halvard and Ann Helen. We sailed between the islands surrounded by the white mountainpeaks And to make it all compleet, We got to see the magical northern lights! And we were very happy with the comfort of our accommodation! I would love to go back again. Thank you very much!"

-Maurice Dun,28, Nederland. Båt og skipper, dagstur februar 2020.

Strongly reccomended.

Fantastic trip with Bifrost. The boat is easy to learn and nice to handle, well equipped and very comfortable for our 2 families (8 pers). Very nice and serious landlords who ensured good standards and hygiene - as well as a thorough review (safety first) before departure. Highly recommended.

- Jill Lepsøe, Norge. Bareboatleie juli 2020

Thumbs up!

We were 4 couples who rented Bifrost from Halvard and Ann-Helen for a 10-day sailing trip around Lofoten. The trip and the nature were exceptional and the boat was a dream to both sail and live in. The boat is well equipped with all safety equipment, good sails and a lot of useful equipment. Everything you need for a good experience is taken care of.
We want to praise Ann-Helen for good communication and organization ahead of the trip. Halvard sailed the boat into Harstad for us and had a thorough review of the boat and the technical, gave us some tips and hints and was on the whole very welcoming. This is a helproft and serious couple that we are more than happy to rent a boat from again.

Thumbs up from us.

-Andreas Loga, Norge. Bareboatleie juli 2020

Dream weekend for the whole family

Weekend trip with the family under the auspices of Bifrost and Arctic sea to summit can really be recommended.
Bifrost is an excellent base for dealing with everything the archipelago outside Harstad has to offer.
Skipper Hallvards quickly made sure to get everyone involved in setting the mainsail and maneuvering the boat.
Good local knowledge ensured that we ended up in the best places, both for day activities and to find peace for the night.
Bifrost is well equipped with everything you need for both food preparation and comfortable accommodation.
This combined with good weather, many organized activities under the auspices of activity guide Christian, made sure that this really became a dream weekend for the whole family.????
This can really be recommended for everyone else who wants an activity-filled weekend as well as an introduction to sailing life.
We will be happy to return!

Ragnhild Mikkelsen, Norge. Arctic Sea to summits familiehelg, juni 2020.