SAILING IN THE FAROE ISLANDS

The 18 islands of the Faroe Islands are surrounded by the North Atlantic ocean. No point in the Faroe Islands is further than five kilometers from the ocean. Sailing is a fantastic way to experience the beautiful landscapes of the islands, offering completely different views compared to the ones from land.

You can discover these views of the Faroe Islands by sea while sailing with ships, boats, or even an old schooner. Some of these ships or schooners are old and have a great history, making the journey even more interesting.

Some offer scheduled trips while others offer tailored trips according to your wishes.

Contact the various companies below for more information and to book.

SPEEDBOATING

Bumping across the ocean surrounding the Faroe Islands in a speedboat is an exhilarating experience. There are four companies that offer speedboating in the Faroe Islands. Check them out here.

RENT A TRADITIONAL FAROESE BOAT

Explore the fiords of the Faroe Islands with a traditional Faroese boat. Whether you enjoy fishing or just sailing along the seashore, this is a unique experience for a family or a group of friends.

The Faroese boat is the utmost creation of the Faroese handicraft. The boatbuilding technique originated in the Viking culture, more than a thousand years ago.

The boats are suitable for 2-6 persons, and are fitted with a 6hp engine, have 4 oars and extensive safety equipment. You can also book guided fishing tours that include a meal using what you catch!

More information about renting a boat from Boat.fo can be found here.

 

PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING OR FISHING TRIP WITH SKIPPER

Get front row views of the islands’ most breath-taking spots like Drangarnir sea stacks, Tindhólmur islet and the most Instagrammed waterfall in the world, Múlafossur in Gásadalur, or cast your line and catch your next meal in spectacular surroundings - all while being on your own private boat with skipper rented at seatravel.fo

 

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