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    Sailing course for beginners

    Sailing course on a 30 feet sailboat in Ísafjörður, Iceland

    The course is 3 days, 12 hours total with possibility to add extra days. The course is for those who want to learn the basics in sailing.
    Among others:
    – preparing the sailboat
    – safety
    – navigation
    – raising and lowering sails
    – man overboard
    – docking
    – the sailing lingo!

    The goal is to have fun of course but also for participants to earn confidence in sailing sailboats.

    Accommodation is not included in the course but there is no problem at all to add that option for those who want.





    If you’ve always wanted to learn how to sail, then here is the opportunity to learn, in the mekkah of sailing in Iceland: Ísafjörður

    • sailing instruction
    • life jackets

    What's included

    Let us take care of everything

    All you have to do is show up at the harbor of Ísafjörður and we will take care of what you need for the following days:


    • sailing instruction
    • life jackets
    • it’s possible to add accommodation and food to the course for those who want
    • sailing gloves

    School ship

    • Teista

      is the head of the Aurora Arktika Sailing School yacht. She is 30 feet, with years of experience racing. Formerly known as Ísold but currently as Teista, which means Black Guillemot, a known bird to find in the Westfjords of Iceland.


      Þó svo að sigla geti verið nokkuð auðvelt og náttúrulega nytsamlegt, er nauðsynlegt að hvílast vel á milli lota. Við bjóðum upp á gistingu á hóteli eða gistiheimili, eins og fólki hentar.

    Weather & Gear

    Be prepared for the unexpected

    Even though we prepare very well, the weather can be quite unpredictable so it’s always good to be prepared for the unexpected. Check out the equipment list we recommend:

    Sailing course for beginners