Nordvær on Seløy can give you a diverse range of activities and experiences with their modern sailing catamaran as your base. You can choose between kayaking, freediving, hiking, skiing, and culinary experiences while enjoying the breathtaking views of the Norwegian landscape.

At Nordvær, you have the opportunity to customize your sailing experience with a luxurious Lagoon 51 catamaran as the centerpiece. Here, you can explore the northern Norwegian nature and enjoy outdoor activities such as kayaking, skiing, and freediving. You can also taste self-caught food and local agricultural products.

As a guest on board the boat, you can experience the midnight sun and warmer temperatures during the summer, or witness the Northern Lights and snow-covered landscapes during the winter. Whale safaris or skiing tours are available in the autumn and winter, and the itinerary will be tailored to your interests and weather conditions.

Nordvær’s culinary experiences are a highlight of each sailing trip, showcasing the spectacular flavors and traditions of Norwegian food culture. Nordvær collaborates with local farmers and renowned chefs, utilizing ingredients from their own farm, Nordstaulen Gård. The menu reflects the dramatic seasonal changes and availability of ingredients in the Nordic region. During the sailing journey, you can learn the secrets of finding and harvesting the most sought-after ingredients in the world, including fresh scallops.

The Lagoon 51 catamaran offers spacious cabins and can comfortably accommodate up to 10 passengers. The cabins are equipped with large windows that provide fantastic views of the landscape. Safety and comfort are emphasized, with state-of-the-art navigation and safety equipment, air conditioning, and a fully equipped kitchen for both practical and luxurious cooking. Nordvær promotes sustainable tourism practices that respect the local environment and culture.

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Nordvær operates year-round and offers tailor-made sailing experiences in all four seasons.

Seløy is located in the municipality of Herøy, on the border with Dønna municipality. The island community has two ferry connections, from Herøy to Søvik, south of Sandnessjøen, and Bjørn on Dønna to Sandnessjøen city center.

Nordvær can arrange pick-up from Sandnessjøen and other destinations in Helgeland. Please contact Nordvær to make further arrangements.

Thank you for respecting the local communities, and for helping us preserve the natural beauty of Helgeland!


  • Strive to leave no trace of your visit. Bring back all your rubbish, including used toilet paper, and discard it in the nearest rubbish bin.
  • Plan your toilet visits and use the opportunity when you pass a toilet. In the wilderness, make sure you are not a nuisance to others.
  • Respect the local wildlife. Keep a good distance from wildlife, livestock and birds. Keep your dog leashed.
  • Respect private property. Keep a respectful distance from houses and cabins.
  • Show good boating sense. Keep a good distance from shore and drive at a low speed, especially when you are close to anyone or anything on the water, including birds or animals. Avoid loud and disturbing engine noise. Be aware that some islands and nature reserves are important nesting sites, and that going ashore is prohibited during the nesting season.
  • Follow the Norwegian Mountain Code (Fjellvettreglene). Plan your excursion according to the weather forecast, your skills and experience.
  • Join a guided excursion or consider hiring an experienced guide, especially when you don’t have sufficient experience or knowledge to guarantee a safe trip.

Herøy Islands

With its thousands of islands, islets, and skerries, the island municipality of Herøy is perfect for those who want an active seaside vacation.

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