North Sailing News
November 8th 2011
Our webpage’s newsmonger is on duty again and will during the winter report regularly what is happening within North Sailing during the winter, so keep posted !!!
October 31st 2011
A very successful 2011 season has come to an end. In general, this was probably one of the most exciting seasons of the company´s 17 seasons so far! We had all of our 6 beautiful oak boats in full operation going on very diverse tours.
September 25th 2011
Yesterday the northerly wind blew up in the morning so we had to
cancel the trips for saturday.
But today, sunday, the weather was just wonderful and
whales were spotted in both trips!
September 18th 2011
This past weekend out on Skjálfandi bay was absolutely amazing!
In our 10:00 clock tour on Saturday, me, captain Hrólfur and deckhand Kormákur went out with fully loaded Bjössi Sör and were amazed by the lively Skjálfandi!
September 8th 2011
Yesterday Michele Denaro and Paolo Longhi got married onboard schooner Hildur.
September 5th 2011
In 1999 Nils Bjartur Hailer moved from outside Stuttgart, Germany, to Iceland. Nils joined the crew of North Sailing in 2004 and his interest for wooden sailingboats grew when he came in encounter with schooner Haukur.
September 4th 2011
Arved Fuchs Expedition to Greenland (www.arved-fuchs.de) arrived on Dagmar Aaen to Húsavík last wednesday. North Sailing was of course glad to see them again in the harbour. On saturday the crew was invited for a little trip to the forest of Fell.
August 31st 2011
It is a pleasure to write that the first Greenland tour was a great success! According to both passengers and the crew the experience of the beautiful fjordsystem of Scoresby Sund in northeast Greenland was more than one could dream of. The second group is now almost half way through their week and the latest news from the captain are good!
SEE PICTURES FROM THE FIRST WEEK
August 25th 2011
This is now my fourth season as a whale watching guide at North Sailing‘s.
Of course all of the summers have been great, plenty of whales and the success rate probably among the highest one can find worldwide. The seasons have been somewhat different from each others, for example, last year was truly the year of...
August 22nd 2011
On June 18th, 2011 the North Sailing peer looked like a German car factory from the mid last century. Yes, it sounds weird but no less than 27 old Volkswagens gathered there with 54 people in their seats. All 54 then went whale watching and left their cars for other tourists and the locals to take a look at. The trip went very well, a lot of whales, although...
August 21st 2011
August 21st: News from Schooner Hildur at N71°16' W25°12'
"We arrived at Sydkap this morning and have been slightly delayed due to ice on the fjord.
August 21st 2011
Yesterday the last tour for the season of our excellent NS-2, "Whales, Puffins and Sails" went out. And by tradition, the experienced guide and boatsman Nils Bjartur, made the two last tours extra special for the occasion!
August 20th 2011
Schooner Hildur arrived in Scoresby Sund last night.
The sailing was smooth until they reached Cape Brewster and ice was blocking their way. They sailed further north and managed to work their way through the ice and enter the fjord close to cape Tobin.
August 18th 2011
Last night Hildur departed for Greenland after a long preperation. The boat was on schedule and the crew was enthusiastic to get going.