Sailing in Longyearbyen offers a unique and breathtaking experience. Nestled in the Arctic, this destination is known for its untouched beauty, stunning fjords, and abundant wildlife. With endless opportunities for exploration, it is a sailor's paradise.

  • Longyearbyen is home to majestic glaciers and towering icebergs, creating a picturesque backdrop for sailing.
  • The pristine waters of Longyearbyen are teeming with a diverse range of marine life, including whales, seals, and seabirds.
  • Due to its remote location, Longyearbyen offers a serene and peaceful sailing experience, away from the hustle and bustle of urban life.
  • The midnight sun phenomenon in summer allows for long sailing days, with the sun never fully setting below the horizon.
  • There are numerous anchorages and fjords to explore, offering sheltered and scenic spots for overnight stays.
  • The area boasts an array of hiking trails, allowing sailors to explore the breathtaking landscapes and observe wildlife up close.
  • Longyearbyen is a prime location for witnessing the mesmerizing Northern Lights, adding to the magical atmosphere of nighttime sailing.
  • The local guides and operators in Longyearbyen are highly knowledgeable about the area and can provide valuable insights and assistance.
  • The summer months bring relatively stable weather conditions, perfect for smooth sailing and enjoying outdoor activities.
  • The unique Arctic ecosystem and untouched wilderness of Longyearbyen provide an unforgettable experience for nature lovers and adventure seekers.
JanuaryCold and snowy-15C20mm10%2 hours15 knots
FebruaryFreezing temperatures with occasional snowfall-17C22mm10%3 hours14 knots
MarchCold but gradually getting milder-13C18mm10%4 hours13 knots
AprilSpring temperatures with occasional snow showers-6C24mm15%6 hours12 knots
MayMild temperatures with increasing daylight1C26mm20%9 hours11 knots
JuneSummer arrives with longer days and occasional rain5C33mm30%12 hours10 knots
JulyMild temperatures with occasional drizzle7C31mm30%14 hours9 knots
AugustContinued mild temperatures with increasing chance of rain5C33mm40%11 hours9 knots
SeptemberCooler temperatures with occasional showers2C28mm30%8 hours10 knots
OctoberCold temperatures with more frequent snowfall-3C22mm20%5 hours11 knots
NovemberWinter arrives with freezing temperatures and occasional blizzards-9C25mm10%3 hours13 knots
DecemberCold and snowy, limited daylight hours-12C21mm10%1 hours14 knots