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Exciting autumn voyages for the adventurous!

Sail with Statsraad Lehmkuhl on a fresh "Viking Voayge" to France, Spain, Ireland or Norway this autumn! Unique memories for a lifetime guaranteed! Welcome on board for sail training, friendship and wonderful nature experiences!

“Do you dream of an adventures voyage that combines authentic sailing experiences and the raw beauty of the ocean?”
On an autumn voyage with Statsraad Lehmkuhl, you can challenge yourself and experience sailor life and the ocean’s raw beauty in its most authentic form! The fulfilling feeling of mastery will stay with you long after you disembark! 
Statsraad Lehmkuhl will be docked at the shipyard in Bergen throughout the summer for the biggest upgrades in more than 20 years. The autumn voyages are therefore the only opportunity to sail with Lehmkuhl in 2024. 
Since we sail in autumn, we must be prepared for the conditions to be rougher than in summer. The weather is impossible to predict, but in the North Atlantic and the Bay of Biscay we can encounter everything from beautiful sunsets and cool breezes to strong winds, rainfall and high waves.
The autumn voyages are therefore for the healthy and adventurous who are in good health.
Read more under the picture or see an overview of all the voyages here.

On a voyage with Statsraad Lehmkuhl, you can challenge yourself in the rigging – if you want to! Photo: Malin Kvamme.

In the autumn of 2024, we offer five voyages:
1. Bergen – Cherbourg (Fr) 15 – 21 October: 6 days
We sail south from Bergen through the North Sea and the English Channel before arriving in Cherbourg in the heart of Normandy after six days at sea. The charming harbour town of Cherbourg is a hidden gem, rich in history and culture. Here you can explore picturesque streets, beautiful castles and fortresses, discover local markets and enjoy French food and wine in local cafes and restaurants.
Price: Youth 12-25 years: NOK 8,640 Adults NOK 10,800
2. Cherbourg–Bordeaux (Fr), 23 – 28 October: 5 days
Explore the sea and France in a completely new way! The trip starts in Cherbourg and takes us out into the English Channel. We sail along the northwest coast of France and south to the Bay of Biscay, before entering the Gironde for a leisurely river cruise in the final hours before arriving in Bordeaux. This beautiful harbour city is world-renowned for its red wines, but also offers spectacular architecture, endless shopping streets and a wonderfully laid-back French lifestyle!
Price: Youth NOK 7,200 Adults NOK 9,000
3. Bordeaux (Fr) – La Coruña (Sp), 1 – 5 November: 4 days
Have you ever dreamed of sailing through the rolling Atlantic with the wind in your hair and the majestic sailing ship Statsraad Lehmkuhl as your companion? Make your dream come true on our exciting autumn trip across Bicaya Bay!
Price: Youth 12-25 years: NOK 5,760 Adults NOK 7,200
4. La Coruña (Sp) – Dublin (IE), 8 – 14 November: 6 days
Cast off and join the ultimate autumn sailing from Spain to Ireland – a real “Viking voyage” in the west! The voyage starts from La Coruña in the northwestern part of Spain and takes us north across the open ocean towards Ireland. The last part of the trip we enter the beautiful Irish Sea with a course for Ireland’s capital. Unlike the old Vikings, we plan to explore Dublin’s many sites in a peaceful manner!
Price: Youth 12-25 years: NOK 8,640 Adults NOK 10,800
5. Dublin (IE) – Bergen 17-23. November: 6 days
Join us on an adventurous voyage in the wake of the Vikings! The first part of the voyage from Dublin to Bergen will be an adventurous journey up through the Irish Sea between Ireland and Great Britain. The waters are rich in maritime history with a beautiful, rugged nature and good opportunities for fine sailing. When we pass Stornoway in the Hebrides, we head out into the North Atlantic for the last exciting leg across the North Sea towards Bergen!
Price: Youth 12-25 years: NOK 8,640 Adults NOK 10,800

Standing outside on the deck of a 109-year-old sailing ship and looking out over the ocean’s endless horizon to the sound of sails, ropes and waves is a powerful and wonderful experience. You have to experience it yourself to fully understand it! Photo: Malin Kvamme
WE SAILL TOGETHER 
On a voyage with Lehmkuhl, everyone on board becomes a big community, where we sail and operate the big ship together. At sea, we share most things. The unity and the atmosphere becomes very special! We dear to say that one is not quite the same person, after a voyage with Statsraad Lehmkuhl!


A joint effort is needed to handle the sails! Photo: Malin Kvamme

A SAFE SHIP

 

Regardless of the weather conditions, you can feel safe at Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Safety always comes first on board. Lehmkuhl is one of the world’s largest sailing ships in operation all year round. She was built to sail on the open sea. She is tested countless times in rough waters, including on annual three month long winter voyages across the North Atlantic since 2001. Solid ship construction, advanced navigation equipment, extensive upgrades and maintenance and a skilled crew make Statsraad Lehmkuhl a very safe ship.

Statsraad Lehmkuhl is built for sailing on the open sea and has been tested countless times in rough waters. Here on the way from North America across the North Atlantic.

The Atlantic Ocean is home to a varied wild life. If you’re lucky, you can observe seabirds, dolphins and maybe even whales along the way!
Welcome on board for anaxperience of a lifetime!
Read more about life on board here!

Photo below: Hannah Thevik, Malin Kvamme

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