A FULL DAY SAILING IN THE ARCHIPELAGO
Climb onboard our Luxury 40-48.5 foot Yacht for a full day sailing in the Stockholm Archipelago. Nowhere on earth can you find such an abundance of natural islands so close together. Boasting almost 30,000 islands, there’s plenty to see and there’s no more relaxing way than by sail boat!
You will meet your skipper at the harbour in the pretty coastal town of Vaxholm, on the edge of the Stockholm archipelago. Once onboard you will receive a safety briefing and then set off on your adventure! You will sail through narrow straits, lined with beautiful Scandinavian architecture; an eclectic mix of 19th century homes and modern luxury villas, before crossing larger bays to reach more wild and uninhabited islands.
As you cruise through the maze of islands and skerries, you’ll soon understand how legends have emerged about the islands’ fairies and elves, and why parts of the archipelago are nominated for UNESCO World Heritage and National Park status.
Should you wish, the Captain will show you how to man the Yacht and let you sail some of the way. For lunch you’ll pick the sunniest most picturesque island to stop and whilst taking a break you can explore ashore, go for a swim and enjoy a delicious freshly prepared meal.
You will continue your sailing adventure after lunch and return to Vaxholm approximately 17:00-18:00, so you will likely be back in the city approximately 18:30-19:30.
There is no set route for this tour, it is the wind and your whim that decide!
We also offer private tours – half day, full day and multi-day (with overnight stay). Ask us for a quote!