Northern Light Sailing
a Photo Safari with the Aurora Chaser Kjetil Skogli
We’ll take you deep into this inspiring landscape
where the city noise will not reach and flickering lights are strongest.
A VERY DIFFERENT EXPERIENCE
For 3 days and 2 nights you will be our guest onboard one of our modern and well equipped sail yachts. During the days and evenings we invite you participate in an intimate Northern Light Hunt with hands on experience guided safely by the famous Aurora photographer Kjetil Skogli. Capturing the Aurora Borealis on camera is an art in its self and can be difficult to handle, but with assistance from Kjetil you will learn how to get the best photos on camera.
Each day we set out to find the best condition for the Northern Lights and while we travel and explore the surroundings of Tromsø. Our goal is also to let our guests experiencing the local culture and eat high quality local food, all meals are prepared and served on board. You live on board and sleep comfortably in one of 2 berths cabins. We might anchor up in secluded fjords or visit small fishermansvillages and the conditions each day will decide where we set sails to next.
WHAT WE OFFER:
Guided by the Aurora Chaser Kjetil Skogli
Certified skipper with local knowledge
Warm and comfortable living on board a modern sail yacht
Accommodation is two berth cabin
High quality local fresh food prepared on board and non alcoholic beverages
Snack and hot/cold beverages as we go
All running costs included
The Aurora Chaser Kjetil Skogli
From he started in 2003 with northern lights photography, guided tours in 2006, he have witness an amazing increase in winter tourism. With more than 1200 tours and 7000 guests he has a fine tuned concept who give you one of the best chances to see the lights, and he also use this knowledge on Aurora sailing tours . With a hit rate of more than 95% you are in good hands and he do his best to see you as an individual and make you feel safe and comfortable, but still let you feel the excitement of chasing the lights.
He is probably most knows as the one who found the lights for Joanna Lumley/BBC in her In The Land Of The Northern Lights”, a program who kicked off the winter tourism in northern Norway. Not to mention Brian Cox/BBC “Wonders of the solar system”, Globo Sporto “Planeta Extrema, Norwegian TV (documentary) and several other companies. Charles Woolley from ” 60min Australia” made a 60 min program about him and the lights. Also, Brian May and Roger Taylor from Queen chose him to help them to find the elusive Aurora Borealis.
His passion and knowledge for photography, astronomy, meteorology, the ocean and local knowledge are benefits he use to help you to find the lights and to have a good time. Roomers say he can predict the lights down to minutes.Specialized in small groups as he want to give his guests the best possible experience and quality.
KEY FEATURES ABOUT THIS TRIP
October – February
The Northern Light is always active in the northern hemisfare, but is visible first in the darkness of night which comes in October and lasts until March. The Whales usually comes in October and stays until end of January.
Our goal is to let our guests experiencing the local culture and eat high quality local food. All meals are prepared and served on board with exceptions when come over local restaurants in the area. We can also prepare for a special diet on request.
SKIPPER & CREW
All our skippers are commercially certified and crew undergo extensive training in order to give you a comfortable, safe and enjoyable ride.
When traveling with small groups we are able to specialize the trip to meed your specific needs and wishes. Let us know what you want out of your stay with us and we’ll make it happen.
NO SAILING EXPERIENCE ?
This is a trip for anyone who are interested in the wonders of nature, and does not require any pre-sailing experience. However you might learn a thing or two about sailing during your stay.
SEA SICKNESS ?
We very seldom experience sea sickness on board. Trips will be planned according to weather and conditions so that everybody have a pleasurable time. We also have sea sickness medication for the unfortunate one. It usually tears of quickly.
SMALLER GROUPS = LARGER EXPERIENCES
We want you explore the magic of the Northern Light and the Arctic in an intimate and private way. We only travel with small groups with maximum 6 people. This way we make sure you get the grandest and also most authentic experiences taking in the light and nature in calm, quiet surroundings.
To get the best experience of the Northern Light you will need to get away from light pollution from cities and roads. Often northern light hot spots on land are filled with buses and crowded with people. When traveling by a sailboat we’ll have the best conditions as we can get far away from these factors as we bring our home with us and are not depended on time, distances or place. In addition to exploring the breathtaking northern light you will in the period from October until February see that the fjords around Tromsø is filled Orcas and Humpback whales feeder on Herring.
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