HMS Gassten is one of the last wooden ships built for the Swedish navy. Sleeping 10 in a combination of double and twin berths, designed into the former officer’s quarters, the ship is well equipped to cater for activity seekers both in the winter and the summer.
In the winter ski tourers are collected from Alesund and transported to remote fjords where few other ships are authorised to go. Each day you are transported to the shore in the ship’s tender before your mountain guides take you on an epic journey and to the best conditions in the surrounding snowy hills. At the end of each day you are returned to the ship for hot showers and a beautfully prepared meal using local and seasonal produce skillfully conjured up by your private chef.
In the summer HMS Gassten gently crusies along deserted fjords allowing you time to absorb the stunning scenery. You can drop a line over the side to catch that evenings supper, dive into the fjord for an invigorating swim or opt to stay dryer by taking a paddleboard for a cruise. For the more energetic you can be dropped off onshore and cycle for as far as you want. In meantime HMS Gassten will cruise along the fjord and collect you at the end of your ride.