Advanced Sailing Course Norway

Duration: 14 days
From: £1,996.00

Develop your sailing skills exploring the beautiful coast of Norway on this passage making sailing course.

This advanced sailing course is perfect for those with RYA qualifications, or a fair amount of skill or experience, looking to develop those skills into real world capabilities and experience. The Passage Making Masterclass™ was designed specifically to take people like you to the next level, opening up huge potential for you as a skipper.

You will face constant challenges, be asked to make decisions and then act on them. All the time under the watchful guidance and explanation of very experienced skippers.


  • Intensive training & skills development
  • Breathtaking Norwegian coast
  • Time to head ashore and explore

Why you'll love this adventure

  • Experience the midnight sun with near to 24hr daylight
  • Take your sailing to the next level with expert tuition
  • Perfect for solo travellers
Bodo, Norway
Alesund, Norway
Trip Duration
14 Days
Group Size
Private Departure
Style of Travel
Guided Group, Solo Traveller




30 August 2020


13 September 2020


This is a typical itinerary. What makes a passage making masterclass so special however is that there can be no fixed itinerary with long distance sailing and so this is indicative only. The wind and the weather ultimately shape what's possible each day but everything is very flexible within that.

pmmc norway route map

What's included

– Top quality foul weather clothing to keep you dry in any conditions.
– Fladen immersion suits. These will keep you warm in even the coldest, windiest conditions.
– Ocean-spec lifejackets. These are the best on the market.
– All on-board food and snacks.
– Daily sailing lessons and tuition from two highly experienced instructors.
RYA sailing qualifications where applicable. 

– Your travel to and from the start and end points.
– Travel insurance (see our travel insurance page here)
– Any alcohol – but feel free to bring your own or buy some along the route
– Any meals you eat ashore

Trip notes

£1996 Trip booking summary Total Cost: £1,996 Deposit to pay now: £400 Balance to pay: £1,596 (Balance due 60 days prior to departure)

The yacht itself is an expedition yacht that was previously a round the world race boat. The accommodation on the yacht is comfortable, warm and spacious. Each bunk is 6′ 7″ long and has its own USB charger and light. Sleeping is in one 8 berth cabin. There are two toilets, a shower, hot water and lots of food!

We eat very well on board and we will take as much fresh fruit and veg as we can. Ocean sailing is an exercise in using food creatively but you can expert lovely warm meals, as much as you can eat, freshly baked bread and more. We can cater for most diets and have loads of veggies on board. If you have any severe allergies you must check with us before booking.


These expeditions have small numbers of people on board. When you book, you are committing to being a part of the crew.

These are genuine adventure sailing holidays and you will be helping sail the boat, planning where we go, navigating, cooking and keeping the boat clean and tidy.

When you book, the deposit is non refundable. It is possible to cancel subsequently, however you may still be liable for the balance of the invoice, depending on how close you are to the start date when you cancel.

Do I need sailing experience?

Yes, you need a minimum of RYA Skipper / ASA 103 is required

Do people come alone?

Almost everyone comes alone. Couples and groups are very welcome and we do get them. On the whole, however, most crew join solo and so if you are coming alone, you will be one of the crowd!

How many people are on board?

Except in exceptional circumstances, we limit the crew size to 9 plus two instructors. This means that there are enough people to sale the boat safely, but you will still have lots of time helming, navigating, trimming sails and such like.

Is this a sailing holiday?

Absolutely. First and foremost, we are here to ensure everyone has an amazing time. Sailing is about having fun, experiencing nature at its most majestic and gently pushing yourself to try and learn new things. Rubicon 3 voyages are a unique mix of sailing and training, and you will get far more involvement and training than on any other sailing holiday you may try!

Tour operator

We love this sailing company’s ethos – to help people do three things: sail, train and explore. They are passionate about enabling people to experience life out on the open ocean, building sailing skills and exploring some beautiful countries. After years of training people to become professional sailors, and having covered thousands of miles between them, the company Founders realised that so many people had dreamt of setting off across an ocean, but hadn’t the skills, the boat or crew to make those dreams come true.

The company now runs expeditions on a specialised 60’ yacht to some of the most exciting places out there – often largely inaccessible from land. With no previous sailing experience required, the two instructors will guide you every step of the way as you develop your sailing skills, maybe even earning an RYA qualification during the week. Exploring on land as they go is just as important and the bikes and a kayak mean you can head off and enjoy everything there is to see along the route.

Hello! If you’d like to chat about finding you the perfect adventure or guidance on what’d suit you then we’re very happy to help. Tori & Larissa 0207 097 1734 • [email protected]

A most helpful, friendly and knowledgeable travel company!

Very helpful and provided lots of research material and excellent personal perspectives on the tall ship sailing trip I was interested in taking.

— Martin

Excellent thoughtful service.

They were prompt and friendly, and so thorough and helpful in connecting me with my adventure.

— Tina

One of a Kind Service!

From the very beginning of reaching out to AWA, they were super helpful, enthusiastic and informative.

— Matt

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