Part 1 Sailing Denmark to Lofoten and West Coast Norway

Before commencing our true sailing season we took a short run south to Flensburg before making the run north from Denmark to Tronheim where we were joined by Aussie friends Darb and Nell before continuing onto Lofoten. 

Haderslev to trondheim 14


Date: 2/6/14 - 13/6/14

Distance: 805nm

Trip Log: 10446

trondheim to Lofoten
















Date: 15/6/14 - 30/6/14

Distance: 405nm

Trip Log: 10851nm


Highlights:
Svartisen Glacier - spectacular

Grotoya - picturesque harbour

Lovund - beautiful island with birdlife

Selvagen Lavika - equal to a Whitsundays anchorage in Australia 

Tranoy - amazing artwork amongst the rocks and fields. 

Lofoten




Lofoten Islands

Date:1/7/14 - 15/7/14

Distance: 188nm

Trip Log: 11039nm


Highlight definitely Rost with its amazing wildlife. 

Gullvika very pretty anchorage. 

Well worth sailing to 69 degrees north for. 

Lofoten to Svartisen



From Stamsund in Lofoten we began our cruise south 

Date: 16/7/14

Distance: 96nm

Svartisen to Alesund








Svartisen to Alesund

Date: 17/7/14 - 29/7/14

Distance: 366nm

Trip Log: 11509

Alesund to Geiranger









From Alesund a detour into Geiranger Fjord.

Date: 1/8/14 - 4/8/14

Distance: 117nm

Trip Log: 11626

Runde to stavanger






The final run for this part of our season in Norway. 
Leaving Runde we headed south to Bergen where Darb and Nell departed before we continued to Stavanger to wait for favourable conditions to cross to Endinburgh in the UK - the next part of our cruising seasons itinerary. 

Date: 5/8/14 - 15/8/14

Distance: 249nm

Trip Log: 11875


Total trip Distance for this season to date: 2337nm



© SV Katherine 2017      Cover Photo: Katherine on Anchor Faro Portugal with Askari of Australia