Sailing Stockholm Archipelago

Sailing Stockholm Archipelago one day, Highlights

  • Spend a day out in the stunning archipelago, away from the city buzz
  • Learn the basics of sailing with your skipper
  • Enjoy a nice lunch and relax on sun-warmed granit rocks
  • Dare a swim in the refreshing Baltic Sea. No one regrets it
  • Hike an easy path and get great panoramic views of thousand islands
  • Get picked up and dropped off from central Stockholm, only we do this

 

Sailing is a great way of seeing beautiful places where you can’t come otherwise, and Stockholm happens to have the perfect environment to do so! Learn how to sail from your experienced skipper, navigate through Stockholm archipelago’s many islands, see white tailed eagles soar through the sky, enjoy boosting forward by nothing but wind power and experience life on a sailing vessel! Allow yourself to relax during a well appreciated lunch break away from the wind and any kind of disturbance.

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 Sailing Stockholm: what to see?

Environment: On this sailing trip you will be making way through Stockholm’s famous archipelago, and encounter many islands, both uninhabited and inhabited! We start off at Gålö, a 45 minutes drive away from central Stockholm.
Wildlife: See bird life such as white tailed eagles, swans, cormorants and much more! Grey seals can also be seen on this trip.

 Itinerary

  • Rendez vous at the meeting point.
  • Pickup and transport to the boat by your skipper
  • Sailing and safety introduction
  • Set out on the trip
  • Lunch / swim / hike / relax break on remote island
  • Continue sailing
  • Return to embarking point
  • Transfer back into Stockholm

 Day program

The skipper will meet in you in the morning and together you’ll transfer by car to the harbor where our sailing boat is moored. After a short introduction about the Stockholm’s archipelago and safety, you will help the skipper to hoist the main sail and the genoa! If you feel brave enough, the skipper will offer you to steer the boat under his supervision. Around noon there will be a generous lunch break on an island from which swimming, hiking  and relaxing on warm granit rocks will be advised. Only with us you’ll moor the boat on a “nature harbor” and not a marina (see the drone picture above). Maybe we’ll even try to catch some fish! When all are rested and fresh, you set sails again towards the harbor and then on drive back to Stockholm.

Included in the tour

  • Only with us: Car pickup and drop off from central Stockholm
  • A sailing trip with a professional and friendly skipper
  • Learn or improve your sailing skills and steer the boat
  • Eco-lunch enjoyed in a “nature harbor”
  • Traditional Swedish fika (coffee with pastries)

 Meeting point

Metro stop Gullmarsplan, the Southern marker.

 

Other important information

  • We normally sail on a Scampi 30
  • We provide a modern life jacket to every guest
  • Maximum guests per trip is 4 (or 5 if kids in the group). Larger group? No problem, contact us some time in advance so we can prepare the big sailing boat.

Booking

This tour only runs on request. Pick any day that suits you and we will get back to you as soon as possible with a confirmation! Note that the maximum amount of people is 5, and the minimum amount of guests is 2.

This sailing trip has student- and youth discounts. These only apply with:
Student:
 valid student- and ID cards. Does not apply for PHD students. Max age 25.
Child: valid ID card. Max age 15.

 

 Things not to forget on this trip

  • Shoes/sneakers are preferred above flipflop/sandals
  • Warm sweater plus your normal set of clothes
  • Waterproof or/and windproof jacket
  • Swimming gears
  • Towel, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Camera

Other tours in Stockholm

If you want to see Stockholm’s archipelago but you’d rather do this by kayak, have a look at the Kayak Tour. Fancy seeing and learning about Swedish nature? The Off Trail Hiking might be your cup of tea! And if you’re more excited for seeing Swedish wildlife in abundance check out our Wildlife Safari! If you’re into multiple-day trips we’ve got you covered as well. Check out out 3-day Kayaking Trip, the overnight 3-day High Coast Hike or our one night Nature Camping Stockholm tour.

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Sailing Stockholm Archipelago