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Learn to sail with Galeasen Loyal

Welcome to Galeasen Loyal! A sailing vessel that offers good experiences, new friendships and unforgettable moments. Join us on a trip and learn how to sail a big ship.

Together with Bergen Municipality, we welcome children between the ages of 10 and 16 on a trip with Galeasen Loyal. You will have the opportunity to learn seafaring from experienced sailors. This activity is suitable for everyone in this age group.

Sail with Galeasen Loyal

Galeasen Loyal has soon been sailing at sea for 150 years. The boat was originally built to carry herring, but today it is one of the beautiful sailing ships belonging to Bergen.

Attendance and departure

The boat is at the quay at Bradbenken in the center of Bergen and it will be possible to get on board from 12:15. Upon arrival, everyone without a life jacket will be assigned this, and this must be used during the trip.

Trip for children aged 10-16 years
Adults can attend with accompanying certificate.

Free


Training in seafaring
Light dining

3,5 timer
12:30 – 16:00

Weekday
July 12th - August 1st

Bradbenken

Bergen city center

Join the tour

12:30

Departure from Bergen

We meet at Bradbenken by Bryggen in Bergen (Same pier as Statsraad Lehmkuhl). After boarding, we sail out from the Port of Bergen and set off for the fjord. The crew on board also tells a little story about Loyal.

Light dining

During the trip there will be light food serving consisting of sausages. Drinks can either be brought or bought on board.

Knots and splicing

Among the seafarers we want to teach are knots and splicing. First of all, you will learn knots and when to use them. For those who master this, we will also learn away splicing.

Sail with us

If the weather allows it, we will use the boat's sail. As a crew on board, you help to ensure the progress of the ship and that we keep the right course.

16:00

Back to Bergen

The boat is back at the quay in Bergen at 16:00. It is then important that parents who are to pick up are present.

This tour is a collaboration between

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

You press the order button at the top of this post. Here you can order tickets through our system Screenbooking (External page). You will receive the tickets by email.

The boat departs from Bradbenken by the pier (Shown in the map below). We recommend showing up 15 minutes before departure.

We want all children to have the opportunity to experience this trip. If your child needs to have a companion, we ask that you contact us with a copy of the child's companion certificate, then of course this should be ok.

This trip is part of Bergen Municipality's summer school program. In order for as many children as possible to have the opportunity to participate, this trip is therefore reserved for children.

We facilitate as best we can for wheelchair users. Nevertheless, this is an old boat without a universal design, which will dampen the experience somewhat.

It is of course possible. If you do not have the opportunity to travel, we ask that you contact us as soon as possible to cancel so that the experience is available to other children.

We always work to make our guests feel safe and have therefore taken a number of measures.


Read more about our current measures here