26/01/2024

Qilak

MMSI: 259 031 740 (Click for details and location)

Qilak is our latest acquisition and a part of our sustainable fleet from 1. March 2024.

Sailing in 25 m/s wind outside Vega, close to the Arctic Circle.

Qilak is a one-off specially built for expeditions in the Arctic and Antarctic oceans. It has all the features needed to stay off the grid for weeks or even longer. The length is 20 meters, the mast is 30 meters high, and it is fully insulated. There are 15 berths in 7 cabins and even a small sauna that can also be used for drying clothes.

Press release about Qilak: Qilak skal styrke ITSBs innsats i Arktis.

Sailing plan 2024

1-7. MaySandnessjøen, technical maintenance
8-13. MayTræna, beach cleaning and events
12-15. MayBodø, technical maintenane
16-22. MaySvolvær, national day, beach cleaning
22-23. MayFinnsnes, technical stop
24-26. MayTromsø, crew change, events
27-28. MayTromsø – Nordkapp – Laksefjorden
29. May – 30. JuneLaksefjorden, Finnmark, beach cleaning “Rydd i Tide”
1-4. JulyLaksefjorden – Tromsø
5-10. JulyTromsø – Henningsvær – Træna, events
11-15. JulyTrænafestivalen, big event!
16-31. JulyOff duty
August-DecemberBeach cleaning in arctic areas. Details will follow.

Qilak has a modern design and handles all conditions well.

The heated pilothouse makes observing and navigating comfortable, also in winter and cold areas.

The gally is modern with all facilities to make proper food for a group of 15 people.

Cabins are hotel-style, with high comfort and much space to stow personal belongings.