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Old 04-03-2013
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Re: Norway as a sailing country

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Originally Posted by Simon Broersma View Post
Oh my, that is terrible, the generator abuse I mean, I like to think I am one of the good ones though.. Everything electric can break so why bother with generators if a battery can get you a long way for the necessaries.
Luckily most Dutch boats we meet are normal size sailboats with nice sailors on board

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You can check the dutch website of hutting but I'm not sure they translated it to english already. Designs are amazing!
I will try to find it.

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What I tried to say about norway not being sailing friendly is that it's worth it but you will need a capable boat.. The ones from hutting don't mind if you get frozen in for a few weeks up north.
As i wrote the climate is not so harsh as some think.
We don't have ice bears in the streets
We mostly sail during summer.

But if you plan on going to Svalbard there is a different game..

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I would expect norwegian people would use these kinds of boats to sail all over the world! With their money and all..
Don't think your assumption about money is correct -wish it was

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You think there are many Norwegians who make these kinds of large expeditions?
Most boats are the same as in rest of Europe.
People who go on longer cruises mostly do the Atlantic circle.
Norway - Spain - the ARC - then back home (most do this in a year)

Last edited by knuterikt; 04-03-2013 at 04:47 PM.
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