You must bring hardwearing, warm clothes that are water- and windproof, and good shoes. Even if you sail in summer, it can be cold at sea, especially on night watch.

Other items:

  • Passport, this also applies to Norwegians sailing between Norwegian ports
  • Sleeping bag, not too warm
  • Cap
  • Gloves
  • Toiletries
  • Suntan lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shoes with rubber soles, or rubber boots
  • Towel
  • Personal medicines
  • Mobil phone charger
  • Small backpack for going ashore
  • Pack your belongings in a soft bag without wheels. (it must be stored in your locker, which only takes 120 liters).
  • Bring a small padlock to lock your locker with, or buy one on board.

 

The on board shop

Our shop carries snacks, chocolate, soft drinks, toiletries and souvenirs.

 

Mobile phones and power

There is no mobile phone coverage when we are in open sea. If you require contact with people ashore, the ship and the office will assist you. The power supply onboard is 220V AC.

 

Washing clothes

Normally, it’s not possible to wash your clothes on board. However, if your voyage

is longer than one week, you may contact the sergeant about using the ships washing machine.

Luggage

The ship has limited space for luggage. Your luggage allowance is a bag of 120 litres.

 

Seasickness and drugs

Remember to notify the sergeant and watch leader on board if you use seasick medication or seasick bandage. When using seasickness medication you are not allowed to enter the rig within a certain time after use, 6 hours after the last pill taken and 12 hours after the seasick bandage is removed.

When at sea/sailing the ship is “dry,” i.e. totally alcohol restricted.