Jon Amtrup

Podcast: Jon Amtrup is a Norwegian sailor who spends a large portion of his time above the Arctic Circle.

The Canadian Government plans to set up a safety regime which will involve all the yachts that are going through the famous passage. It will involve registration, safety check and insurance requirements. Read Cornells post here.


This is the usual standard for other high latitude areas such as Antarctica and Svalbard, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Canadians are following to protect and regulate this pristine area.


If you want to learn more about high latitude sailing, buy the book High Latitude Sailing – How to sail the cold waters of the world by Bob Shepton and Jon Amtrup.

Norway has one of the worlds most beautiful coast lines in the world. Summer and winter. And we want more people to explore the islands, midnight sun, mountains, fjords and aurora borealis.


We have the expertise, the local knowledge and the contacts to help your sailing vacation come through. Please contact us if you are looking for a boat, an area, skipper or guides between Lindesnes and Kirkenes. We can help you.

Jon Amtrup
Tel: +47 932 28 926
Email: amtrup@gmail.com



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