Frederikshab, Greenland – Ponta Delgade, Azores

30 July 2023 -
 12 August 2023,
 POA

Are you ready to embark on this ultimate sailing adventure? Take the leap and book now to join! Keep scrolling to learn more about the trip, itinerary and experiences ahead. You don’t want to miss out!

About the Trip

Itinerary

Day 01, Embark

Urchins guests will join Urchin at the docks. After a safety briefing and the chance to familiarize yourself with Urchin the vessel will depart.

Day 02-12, Sailing

This is another opportunity for a mile builder customers to experience real open ocean sailing. Sailing from the Labrador Sea 1800nm across the North Atlantic to the Azores islands.

Day 13-14, Disembark

Urchin is required to stop at the closest port of entry upon entering the Azores to process visas. Once processed by immigration, Urchin will look to dock at a marina in where guests will disembark.

Locations

Frederikshab, Greenland

61.9941° N, 49.6666° W
Frederikshab, also known as Paamiut, is a town located in southwestern Greenland. This charming town is surrounded by beautiful landscapes, including towering mountains, glaciers, and the deep blue sea. Visitors can experience the rich Inuit culture through various activities such as dog sledding, fishing, and hunting. Frederikshab is also known for its traditional handicrafts, including sealskin clothing and intricate carvings. In the summertime, visitors can witness the midnight sun, while in winter, the town becomes a prime location for viewing the northern lights. With its stunning scenery and unique culture, Frederikshab is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to explore the beauty of Greenland.

Ponta Delgade, Azores

37.7394° N, 25.6687° W
Ponta Delgada is a charming city located on the island of São Miguel in the Azores, Portugal. This vibrant city is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, including lush green landscapes, volcanic lakes, and scenic coastal views. Visitors can explore the historic downtown area, which features beautiful Baroque architecture, quaint streets, and delicious local cuisine. Ponta Delgada is also a prime location for outdoor activities such as hiking, whale watching, and surfing. One of the must-see attractions is the Sete Cidades twin lakes, which is a breathtaking vista of two contrasting-colored lakes set amidst beautiful mountains. With its beautiful scenery, rich culture, and warm hospitality, Ponta Delgada is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to the Azores.

More Information

The Azores, a Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, is a hidden gem for nature lovers

Upon arrival, explore the stunning landscapes with guided tours to the various hot springs, lakes, and craters. Take a whale watching or dolphin tour, swim with wild dolphins, or scuba dive in crystal clear waters. The island also offers unique foods experience, famous for their seafood cuisine.

Packing for a sailing trip means prioritizing clothing that is functional to pack as light as possible as there is not much space on a vessel. Aim to stay warm by layering clothing and bring sun protection. An important consideration is any medicine that you may need may have to be ordered in bulk to last the voyage.

Visit our blog on how to pack to find out more

Urchin offers curated activities, tailored specifically to your needs.

We are always keen to explore the places we sail to, and encourage our guests to engage in local activities. Whether it’s choosing from one of the suggested options, or a completely custom experience, our team will do their best to make it happen.

Diving Trips

Film & Photography

Birding Exploration

Hiking Expeditions

Kayaking Adventures

Oceanic Data & Scientific Projects

Wildlife Exploration

Tender Excursions

Ready to set sail?

Adventure is calling! Check out our list of pre-planned voyages or get in contact with us to charter Urchin for a custom experience.

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