Silky smooth bay

Today the bay was silky smooth or “smooth like a mirror” like we Icelanders say and the weather was ideal for wale watching. It was cloudy but warm and there was almost no wind. Assistant guide Ísak found the first whale in the 10 o’clock tour and it was a minke whale. Then there came…

Ice Climate Education Camp in Húsavík

The international youth camp “Ice Climate Education” is taking place for the fourth time here in Húsavík during these days with participants from eight different countries (Germany, South Africa, Turkey, Denmark, Estonia, Uganda, England, France). Various lectures are held, for example on climate change, global warming, preservation and photovoltaic, whaling and whale watching. During the…

Dagmar Aaen leaves Húsavík

The Sail Húsavík came to an end some days ago and during these days, most sailing boats are leaving our harbour. Yesterday, the Dagmar Aaen set sail towards Greenland. The plan is to sail into an area north of Scoresbysund and if possible, the crew and their experienced captain Arved Fuchs might even reach 77°…