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Sail For 7 days in the Stockholm archipelago exploring natural wilderness and experiencing Swedish culture. The Sailing Collective's Sweden itinerary takes you on true discovery, sailing across hundreds of islands throughout the Stockhlm Archipelago with around 24,000 islands and inlets, this unique opportunity to see Sweden by sea will be like no other vacation. Each trip is customized and personally tailored to with a variety of boat and itinerary options.
Included in price: • Onboard provisions for 7 breakfasts and lunches with 3 dinners, water, basic snacks • Mariana fees • All charter and boat fees • Sailing Collective captain
Not included in price: • Travel • Taxis • Onboard alcohol • Outings ashore • Captain tipping (suggested 10%)
After graduating with a degree in Outdoor Education, Ross Beane has been relentless about sharing his love of wilderness travel with people wherever he goes. Having worked with with programs from Alaska to Maine, he enjoys guiding students of all ages and abilities into beautiful and remote locations to foster technical know-how and an appreciation of the natural world . With multipul certications in wilderness emergency medicine he brings with him an understanding of risk management that keeps it safe without comprimising fun. An avid sailor since youth, Ross has made many safe crossings and has taught sailing for The Wooden Boat School, New York Harbor Sailing Foundation, and the Manhattan Sailing School before joining Dayyan to help start the Sailing Collective.
Having traveled and lived in three different countries all before the age of six, Kay developed an early respect and lasting appreciation for various cultures and the universal language of cuisine. A self-professed street food fanatic, she now calls Brooklyn, NY home and divides her time between running her jewelry company The Things We Keep, cooking + baking, and sailing. With an insatiable passion for food, travel and visual storytelling, she hopes to leverage her distinct mix of talents into an unforgettable experience as unique as Sailing Collective.
After just a couple of days cruising east of Stockholm, You'll learn why Swedish sailors rarely bother to leave this natural wonderland.
The Swedish archipelago is made up of an astounding thirty thousand islands that are surrounded by pristine ocean and beautiful history. Here we will sail away from crowds, this maze of islands affords unlimited peaceful places to swim and explore rocky shores. Much of the Stockholm archipelago is nominated to become a World Heritage site and National Park and this beauty will not be lost on you, but it still offers plenty of opportunity to visit local restaurants and bars.
Base information - Navigare - Stockholm/Lidingö
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Navigare Yachting , c/o Sail in Sweden, Värdshusvägen 14-16, 181 63 Lidingö, Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm is located on the east coast of Sweden. Lidingö-Gåshaga charter base is located about 14 km from the city center of Stockholm and about 49 km from Stockholm Arlanda Airport. It is about 110 km from Stockholm Skavsta Airport. It is about 20 km from Stockholm Bromma Airport
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How to get at base
How to reach our base
Upon arrival to the Arlanda airport you can either go by bus or train ( Arlanda Express ) (approx. 35min / 20 min) to the city centre. From here you can take the subway to Ropsten and then the tram ( Lidingöbanan ) all the way to our base at Lidingö-Gåshaga. A taxi takes about 50 min from the Arlanda airport.
There are plenty of taxis waiting just outside the airports, or if you prefer, you can book transfer in advance and pay upon arrival to Navigare Yachting base. If you are more than four persons and want one big taxi, an advance booking will be needed. A booking can be made at the latest 5 days prior departure.
The restaurant Gåshaga Sealodge is situated 10 m from our sailboats and you as Navigare Yachting customers of course receive a discount. There are supermarkets, bakeries and liquor shops at Lidingö centre. It runs a tram to the centre every 10 minutes and it is a 15 minutes trip. To the nearest supermarket it is only two stops away on the tram.
Water and electricity are available on the dock. You need to fill fuel on one of the islands when you come back. The best located are Waxholm or Saltsjöbaden located approximately one hour from the base.
Two quality restaurants and one café are located within the marina.
If you like to have a business meeting, we have very nice conference rooms with a fantastic sea view!
Map of the base
Navigare Yachting berths are situated in our own marina where you will moor alongside jetties. As you depart you will be advised where you will return.
Most of the time the prevailing wind is SW - NW 1-4 Beaufort during summer, but as a low pressure enters the area you may get rain and sometimes more wind and the direction will vary. Note that in spring and summertime you have very light evenings as the sun sets very late.
The Stockholm archipelago has no tidal change!
Beware of the shallow areas around the islands and skerries. Also note that the whole archipelago demands serious attention on the sea charts and sharp look out. Please note that the main inlet to Stockholm has heavy traffic of cargo ships and ferries.
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We'll all meet at the boat Saturday afternoon, where you can move in, get comfortable, and get to know your fellow travelers! We'll have a welcome dinner together that evening.
Vaxholm is an idyllic island characterized by a 17th Century fortress that now houses a museum. A walk through the picturesque harbor includes painted wooden houses from the turn of the century, and cafes and shops to browse in.
This 900m-long island, northeast of Stockholm, combines lush woods and meadows with sheltered coves, rocky cliffs and visiting eagle owls. It’s a popular summertime spot, but there are enough quiet corners to indulge your inner hermit. Activities include an beachside-sauna, kayaks, and day hikes. Walking trails cover most of the island, taking in awesome panoramic views at various points. At the harbour there's a little shop.
An island where you can experience the remarkable maritime terrain of the outer archipelago. Sandhamn is the key meeting place for sailors and yachters, with a vibrant party scene during summer. The idyllic village, a historical sea pilot station, has an inn, hotels, the classic Royal Swedish Yacht Club, and numerous restaurants and bars.
Star of the archipelago’s southern section, Utö has it all: sublime sandy beaches, lush fairy-tale forests, sleepy farms, abundant bird life and a highly rated restaurant. At 13km long and up to 4km wide, Utö's network of roads and tracks make for heavenly cycling sessions on a bike rented to explore for the day.
Dalarö in the southern archipelago is the perfect final stop. It was a popular holiday spot with artists and royalty in the 19th Century, and has many narrow and winding streets to explore. There are also lots of cafés, shops, restaurants and beaches here. Visit the Archipelago Museum to learn more about the area's ecology and history.
On our final day we will sail around the beautiful Old Town section of downtown Stockholm. Sail by the iconic Gamla Stan and Vasa Museum. We will have the chance to visit the area by foot before and after the charter.
The Bavaria 50 is equipped with a master cabin, two aft-double cabins and two twin cabins with bunks. A perfect boat for a larger group of family, with a nice cabin layout designed for comfort, this is a well built boat that will accommodate all your sailing vacation needs.
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