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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 …

the World ARC ADVENTURE This round-the-world journey takes 15 months and covers 26,000 nautical miles. A small fleet of around 40 boats provides a more intimate community atmosphere allowing participants to really meet and socialise with all of the other crews, along with providing the right amount of reassurance knowing that support is close at hand during the circumnavigation. The …

Nordlight X provides insights, experiences and travels in high latitudes. All our journeys are tailor made. Sailing the Lofoten Archipelago, for sailors who sailed almost everywhere without knowing they just missed the best sea. Sail and ski in the Lyngen Alps and outer Islands, ski-sailing expeditions for all levels of expertise who dream of virgin powder Digital detox in the …

We offer digital detox tours on a small and amazingly beautiful sland in the Vestfjorden, in Northern Norway. The island has no shops and no bars. Guests will choose their accommodation between private houses (classic Norwegian houses built in the 18th century), or sailboat / motoryacht. We accept a maximum of 4 persons. The inhabitants of the island require maximum …

This article is a first of a series of ‘Blues’, images and stories where we try to convey not only the colour of the sea but also the ‘mood’ of a place, in this case of the Lofoten archipelago in northern Norway. The sea is like a white noise, the texture of a sheet of paper where nature draws its …

Voyages Magazine number I will take you to the islands of Norway

Nothing beats skialpinism and its fascinating mixture of Romanticism and adrenaline, the skialper says. And how right he is, the mountains and the world all to himself, for he can wander freely where mere mortals would not dare, condemned to squeeze in sad mountain resorts and overcrowded slopes. Yes, when summer arrives, one can charter a boat in Croatia, just …

Our planet is warming up and the sea feels it. We should imagine ourselves in the same position of a crew crossing an ocean with limited resources. This is a humble article of advice for those who would consciously like to help, coming from the experience of months in the middle of the sea with nothing else to depend on …