Sailing expedition to Iceland (Lerwick - Reykjavik)
During this Port to Port delivery you will help to sail Tall Ship Wylde Swan from Lerwick (Scotland) to Reykjavik (Iceland).
Sailing expedition to Iceland
Spend 7 days and 7 nights on board Tall Ship Wylde Swan, living the life of a sailor in the 24-hour rhythm of the ship. Setting and trimming the sails, steering, keeping lookout.
Your trip on Tall Ship Wylde Swan
After setting sail from Lerwick this trip will give you the opportunity to experience 7 days and 7 nights at sea. This sailing trip touches the boundaries of four Seas; the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and Denmark Strait.
Enjoy the pleasant atmosphere on board and meet our experienced crew. Join in on the sea watches to get involved in the 24-hour rhythm of the ship. It is a fantastic experience and you learn everything about the ship and the sailing on Tall Ship Wylde Swan.
This trip contains a lot of sailtraining in changing weather conditions while working and living together. It is also about personal development and experiencing new things. Step out of your comfort zone on board Wylde Swan.
This trip is ideal for those who want to do a lot of sailing and want to experience an ocean crossing.
The places you'll visit
Lerwick is the main town and port of the Shetland islands and it’s a busy fishing and ferry port. The harbour also services vessels supporting the offshore oil industry.
On the Shetland islands you’ll recognize influences of both Scotland and Scandinavia, for example: the old Norwegian language you find in names of villages and spoken dialects. Also well-preserved archeological settlements are reminders of the 'Viking' past.
Sumburgh airport is the main airport and from here you can fly to Inverness, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Kirkwall.
Reykjavik is the capital and largest city of Iceland and is world's Northernmost capital of a sovereign state. Icelandic culture is founded upon the nation's Scandinavian heritage. Most Icelanders are descendants of Norse and Gaelic settlers.
Geographically Iceland is known for its volcanoes, glaciers and the natural phenomenon of geysers.
The international airport of Iceland, Reykjavik/Keflavik airport, lies about 3 miles from the citycenter of Reykjavik.
Including full board (all meals and bedding)