Ski & Sail in Lofoten
Ski and sail along the beautiful islands of Lofoten
Lofoten Ski Lodge with sail and steel keel! Our cooperation with S/Y SkyDancer is like a floating Ski Lodge. Wake up in the morning to the smell of coffee and a view of your next ski objective. With the flexibility of a boat we can go to places hardly seen by any skiers and seek out the best snow available. Ski & sail requires a highly trained guide to adjust the itinerary to the current conditions and weather. For this reason we only use IFMGA certified ski guides who have local knowledge of the area. This way we can offer a flexible program, with the best knowledge, as well as ensuring safety. Our captain and crew on the boat is trained by the RYA in England, have good local knowledge and extensive international experience to ensure a sailing trip you will not forget.
We offer ski & sail programs in Lofoten in February and March.
In April we go to Lyngen with our ski & sail program before we sail to Svalbard and end the ski & sail program in June. Visit Northern Alpine Guides at Ski & Sail to read more about ski & sail programs
S/Y SKYDANCER – 73’ Polar Expedition Sailing Boat
S/Y SkyDancer sleeps up to 8 guests in high comfort cabins, 3 double bunk bed cabins and one 4-bunk cabin in the front. There is two guest toilets and one shower. She has 2 large saloons. One deck saloon where you can enjoy the all round view in comfortable sofas, and also a nice and warm saloon down below where you would prefer to have your meals together, have a chat, coffee or watch a movie. The central heating throughout the Ship makes it warm, dry and comfortable on board. It also provides us with unlimited heated water for i.a showers. To make sure we have fresh water at all times there’s a large tank together with a 300 liters pr/hour water-maker. She is equipped with all navigation aids and safety equipment for sailing in high latitude waters. The Ship has a SABRE 280 hp machine and has a cruising speed of 8-9 knots. Large generators ensure plenty of power for your laptop, camera etc.
These trips are designed for ski and sail enthusiasts, and is the best option for the annual trip! Experience the exotic winter landscape of Lofoten in a unique way. An important thing is that the group is relatively at the same level, since we have many alternative tours to choose from for all skill levels. If preferred we can provide 2 guides on the trip. We bring friends, groups and corporations and can tailor trips on request. When it´s time for a special occasion, to celebrate an anniversary or just time for something extra special, we can deliver a trip of a life time.
Program – 7 days / 6 nights
Day 1: Arrival day. Transport to the sailboat. Rigging and arrangement of equipment, briefing and dinner at the Lofoten Ski Lodge.
Day 2-7: 6 -7 days of skiing/mountaineering and sailing.
Day 7: Departure in the afternoon/evening.
Trip Length: 7 days full board lodging and 6 days skiing.
Time: Tours run from 5 – 8 hrs in length per day.
In Lofoten we can cater our trips to skiers of all capabilities, from first time ski tourers to professional skiers, Lofoten has allot of skiing for all skill levels.
Contact us for pricing.
Guiding Ratio: 6 clients:1 guide or 8:2 is our maximum ratio for the Ski and Sail program.
Included in Price:
– UIAGM/IVBV Certified Mountain Guide, Skipper, Chef/Deckhand, 73 ft. high-end luxury sailing yacht, port fees, fully catered trip (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), towels, bedding.
Not Included in Price:
– Alcohol, entertainment/activities outside of the program, travel insurance, personal insurance, transport to/from Svolvær.