FleetiT in Norway
Norway: Lofoten and viking trade routes.
«It is so cold in the polar circle that tradition and history had been frozen till now days».

Northern Norway.

There are no more viking boats in the fjords, whalers and fishermen are not the richest people anymore. But we will sail same routes, eat same cod fish, drink at the same port tavernas.

Will spend the night in the deep of the fjord, find abandoned village of bird-hunters, see old whaling factories, fish and cook cod fish.

Will find the island where the whaling community leftovers are trying to save their culture from extinction. On the other side of the archipelago we drop the anchor where group of artists are developing modern ecological and sociological theories.
dates
20 30 June, 2020
Starting in Svalvær, we will sail through Lofoten archipelago and farther to see the viking trade routes.
10 days on the yacht
Going through the north-west coast of Norway. Will discover northern towns and fishermen villages. Whales and puffins. Fjords and abandoned islands, places where you can't get by a car or a plane, only by yacht.
9 spots
Every day we spend the night in a new place. Fjord or small rocky island with couple fishermen huts .
€1490
Price includes berth on the yacht, skipper service, final cleaning.
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cost
€1490
Extra spends:
- flight.
- ravel spends (food, fuel, port fees, insurance, WiFi) — under 400 €;
- charter company will keep 400 € of security deposit from every crew member. They will kindly return it once we check-out from the yacht.
- transfer to/from the airport.
We are always buying food and drinks and cook on the yacht.
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Captain: Nikolay.
In the sea: 31 country || 12000 nm.
Essential in travel: adventures, find things that are not on the map or in travel guides.

Entrepreneur. Founder at Fleetit.

«I travel and I know things».




Captain: Yegor.
In the sea: 40000 nautical miles.
Essential in travel: Planing navigation in advance.
YACHTS
Our fleet
Dehler Varianta 44 or similar
Length: 43.77 feet
Crew: 8 + captain
2 bathrooms
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Details:
Day 1
Svolvær.
Capital of Lofoten.
After small fishermen towns and abandoned villages, local four and a half thousand of population will seem a pretty busy and crowded place.
We will visit the North Norway art center. Will take a look at the historical painting «Battle at the Trollfjorden».
Day 2
Trollfjorden.
Fjord entrance is one hundred meters wide, and the walls of the rocks above us are eight hundred to one thousand meters tall.
We drop the anchor next to the waterfall and go to the top to take a picture of it.
Day 3
Reine.
Do tree hundred villagers know about this place being the most picturesque in whole Norway? Surely tourists tell them about it every day. Glad we are on the yacht away from the crowd, and able to watch the mountain wall from the water.
Day 4
Sørland.
People still live in this village. The one on the south side of the island is abandoned for already seventy years.
This small island has too many points of interest.
We will go hiking to the top of the mountain to see the panoramic view of the mountain range and archipelago, will watch locals hunting eagles, will pet the rare puffin dog which has six toes. Also we will anchor next to an abandoned village to see houses which stand with no people for seventy years.
Day 5
Skomvær.
Commune at the end of civilization. Group of artists settled around the old lighthouse. They are fishing, growing vegetables, meditating, discussing ecology and queer-theory. They are not opposed to the idea of us anchoring next to their island and going for a walk, discovering the other side of life at the very far and hidden place of our world.
Day 6
Bodø.
Comparing to other towns in the northern Norway — this is megapolis. Fifty thousand people live here. Night life is happening during the day, because the sun is hidden for only one hour. There are seventeen national parks around this town, we will have to choose which ones to visit this time.
There are two mountain ranges on the background of all things happening here.
Local guides also promise a good fishing.
Day 7
Rørstad.
Old church standing in the tall grass. Background is made of tall mountains, and you can hear close Atlantic surf. Only couple seasonal villagers live here, but most likely that we won't meet them.
We also won't make noise. Quietly walk to the mountains and old architecture treasure.
Day 8
Nordscot.
Elven landscapes attracted not fantasy books lovers but true businessmen. In 1690 family of rich Norwegians, Schøning, founded a real trading center here. The infrastructure for economy of whole gulf. Fishermen were brining their catch here to spread between wholesale buyers. After seven generations of running the trading post, industrial revolution had come to the game. Engines were installed to ships, from now they can cross the gulf without relying on the wind, and no need to stop by the trading center.
Now this is just a couple of scandinavian pretty houses on a small island with a mountains on the background..
Day 9
Skrova.
Whalers island. The only thing locals did — whaling. Now they make a fishing tours for tourists.
Island still have a dozen of operating whaling vessels. One hundred and fifty villagers are very depended on a whale meat market. They say that soon whalers will disappear and become a history. But there are still some, who think that they can save their traditional lifestyle.
Let's visit the place and figure out the actual order of things.
Day 10
Svolvær.
Capital of Lofoten.
After small fishermen towns and abandoned villages, local four and a half thousand of population will seem a pretty busy and crowded place.
We will visit the North Norway art center. Will take a look at the historical painting «Battle at the Trollfjorden».
We will check-out from our yacht, and it is time to leave the Northern adventurous lands. As this is our last evening, let's have a party in local taverna.
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