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The love for moving around the world is not a choice, but a necessity to satisfy one’s fate. The traveller just has to move, otherwise he’d feel exceedingly unhappy. Simple as that. To me life spent in the same place is worse than just a wasted chance, but a neglected duty that our own judgement, the earthly and practical version of the catholic one, will condemn severely. Because travelling means to learn and understand with one’s own eyes, without the foggy shades we borrow from sources that become everyday less reliable.

Winter-spring 2020Our season begins with skisailing and aurora hunting cruises, based in the Bodo and Tromso area. Vessel: Swan 44 ‘Cadeau’ March 1 to 7, Bodo to Harstad, sailing only, Steigen area, 700 euros per person plus expenses March 7 to 17 flexible dys Harstad to Tromso, Senja expedition, sailing and skiing, 1000 euros per person plus expenses March 17 …

Our skisailing outposts in the extreme northwest corner of Norway offer some of the most amazing mix of adrenaline and romanticism one could even dare to dream. Here is a quick reference guide and some stunning images Peaks: Keipen (978m), Store Hesten (874m), Langlitinden (1276m), Stortingen Drangen (1022m) Area coordinates: approx 69°25′ N, 17°39′ E for Senja, 68°51′ N, 17°08′E …

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In cooperation with Lavvu Arctic Camp, we propose a unique adventure to discover the real life of the North, in a modern and sustainable way. We propose, for the end of april and the beginning of may, a unique combination of skiing, sailing and arctic camp real experiences such as dogsledge, skikite and discovery of the local heritage WHAT : …

Welcome to Nordlight sailing season winter spring 2020 in Norway Vessel: Swan 44 ‘Cadeau’ March 1 to 7, Bodo to Harstad, sailing only, Steigen area, 700 euros per person plus expenses March 7 to 17 flexible dys Harstad to Tromso, Senja expedition, sailing and skiing, 1000 euros per person plus expenses March 17 to 24 Skisailing Troms outer Island and …

Good marketing can leave many victims. The Lofoten archipelago surged to the top of numberless top-ten lists with its extravagant peaks and adrenalinic wilderness, and travellers just cannot wait to get there. To do so they have several options: private transport talibans can use cars, motorbikes or sailboats. And in  all these cases they need to cross the Vestfjorden from …

The Lyngen peninsula is almost completely surrounded with a road, with the exception of the North eastern side. So if you are looking for a mountain where the only tracks will be yours, you have to sail somewhere else. Not far, actually, but far enough to need your own private boat. A few islands offer challenging mountains, Amazing views and …

La prima volta che incontrai Ken Murray fu il 2 aprile dell’anno 2000 allo Yacht Club Argentino di Buenos Aires, un surreale arcivescovado di conio antico quanto il paese, ovviamente destinato a sopravvivere intatto al ciclone finanziario che già si presagiva appena varcati i cancelli custoditi 24 ore al giorno. Asciutto e sempre sorridente, Ken navigava su un Grand Banks …

Nordlight X provides insights, experiences and travels in high latitudes. Our ski-sailing expeditions try to avoid the crowded Lyngen Alps to concentrate on smaller islands which are difficult to reach by land. We sail and ski on Vannoya, Kagen, Arnoya, Senja and other lesser known, faraway places. All these islands have convenient ports with basic services and also local transport …

Our Northern Light experiences are based in the island of Senja and in a small and exclusive islet in the Lofoten archipelago. Accomodation in Senja is sailboat based, while in the Lofoten it’s private resort based. Sailboat Aurora tours. Aurora hunting from a sailboat has the great advantage that our guests can enjoy the view from the boat, meaning that …