Solstice 2017

Summer Solstice on the Northermost point of Europe!

Arctic sailing, bright midnight sun, solstice celebration, experience of your lifetime, great companionship.

Highlights: 2 nights onboard, 2 sessions of daysailing on 50 ft Arctic ketch, anchorage on a secluded beach, 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, tour of Longyearbyen, and a celebration dinner with fire ritual included. Arctic bathing possible as part of celebration - for the most daring!

A guide and a skipper are included in the price.

No sailing experience necessary.

Where: Svalbard, start and finish in Longyearbyen
When: 20-22/6, the solstice is celebrated on 21/6
How much: € 425

It's possible to come earlier and stay in hotel or onboard, please contact for availability/price.

Not included: transportation to and from Longyearbyen. You will buy any drinks yourself (Svalbard is tax-free). The first dinner is in a restaurant of your choice in Longyearbyen, not included in package price.

More info: Expect a walkthrough of the boat, some sailing tutorial if needed, nice meals together, explorations of the coast and nearabout places, wildlife watching, daysailing, and of course the celebration. The actual celebration will contain a fire ritual, a dip in the arctic waters for the daring, music that we create together, and of course nice and exciting food.

For booking or any questions, please contact

The sailing adventure is on board of Mae West, see Mae West website

Possible add-ons before and after adventure, please contact for availability and further pricing:

- Trip to Pyramiden or other nearby places
- Trip to Barentsburg, Russian enclave with a Russian-speaking guide
- Trip to coal mines
- Pub crawl in Longyearbyen
- A jacuzzi party in the Arctic midnight sun
- A longer sailing trip to Svalbard from mainland Europe
- A longer sailing trip in the untouched Northern Svalbard (before the celebration)
- A longer sailing trip in Southern Svalbard (after the celebration)

See photos from the package and add-on adventures below.

A tour around Longyearbyen


Barentsburg, Russian enclave

Old coal mine in Svalbard

Local wildlife watching

Sailing in the Arctic