Yacht cruise in the northen archipelago of Gothenburg

There are many sites to visit when you do a yacht cruise in the northen archipelago of Gothenburg. Källö-Knippla is one of them. The island is very popular amongst locals, having their own boat. It’s not so easy to get there by your own, it’ll take long time and you have to go by buses and ferrys. The absolute best way to get there is going with us!

A few days ago we had guests from a company here in Gothenburg who wanted to celebrate that summer is coming. We talked about options and they decided that they wanted to cruise to Källö-Knippla. The weather was amazing so the fly-bridge was the natural choice to sit. Sealife cruised among the small islands and narrow sounds in 8 knots. A perfect speed when you want to experience the archipelago of Gothenburg.

1,5 hours later we moored in the harbour of Källö-Knippla. Some of the guests had a swim in the salty water, some stayed and had a beer in the sun. Sitting up on the fly-bridge allows you to get a perfect view of the picturesque island. The red fishemans cottages, boats coming and going, people having bbq on the piers kids having a bath. What can be better? We asked the guests if we can show some pictures from their cruise and that was ok.

It was time for a swim! On the outside of the pier it’s magic to throw yourself into the water. It’s so clear and fresh, a bit cold (18 degrees Celsius), but really worth it! In the mean time the crew prepared the 3 course dinner, served on the after deck.  Coffe and desert was served on the fly-bridge.

It’s so great to be able to show you the life in the archipelago. It’s a unique environment right outside Gothenburg. When you book a yacht cruise in the northen archipelago of Gothenburg, this is what you’ll experience!

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Yacht in Gothenburg archipelago

Midsummer, vedding-vibes, herring on a plate, yacht in Gothenburg archipelago and friends. Sound marvellous, doesn’t it! We had the great pleasure to cruise the yacht in Gothenburg archipelago with a couple who celebrated their 30th anniversary as married. Sealife was filled with joy, happiness and expectations of a great cruise in the Gothenburg archipelago.

In mid January, Lena received a call about a cruise in the archipelago at Midsummer. I mean, we were in the middle of winter and were asked to start preparing a trip on one of the most swedish days, midsummer! What a joy it brought to us! Annelie and Johan got married 30 years ago in Wienna and wanted to celebrate this with their best friends, who also were their witnesses at the wedding. During the spring we’ve planned and talked a lot about this cruise. We really wanted it to be perfect! This day, midsummer, is famous for showing up all kinds of weather at the same time! So we’ve been talking to the weather boss, and really asked for good weather.

The guests spent 3 hours om Sealife and had a traditional Herring lunch on the after deck. The islands showed their best side of themselfes, piers, fishermens-cottages, calm weather and sun! When the guests had their lunch the panoramic view was amazing. The islands of Donsö, Vrångö, Kårholmen and many more. And in the west they had the great sea stretching to the horizon.

We asked the guests if we could show you some pictures, and that was ok. 

Imagine ending this yacht cruise in the Gothenburg archipelago with a strawberry cake! It tasted so good! How do I know that,,,, well we had some with the guests as well.

Contact us and we’ll plan a yacht cruise in the Gothenburg archipelago.


Cocktail cruise Gothenburg archipelago

To be honest this might have been the best cruise we’ve done – a cocktail cruise in the Gothenburg archipelago! No waves, very light wind and the sun kept us warm. 12 guests, from all over the world were onboard Sealife and enjoyed the evening.

During a convent here in Gothenburg a company decided to skip the ordinary evening dinner with their customers. Instead they went out for an evening cocktail cruise in Gothenburg archipelago. All the guests gathered on the fly-bridge, picked from the cocktail snacks that was served and enjoyed some sparkling wine. Being up there on the fly-bridge, leaving the Gothenburg harbour is so beautiful. The skyline of Eriksberg and Gothenburg city is amazing! 15 minutes later we’re in the archipelago, enjoying the view. Sailing boats, slowly stretching out in the calm winds, birds fishing and the islands rising up from the water.

On this cruise we served dinner: Fresh potato salad, oven coocked lime and ginger salmon, season salad and bread that we’ve baked on Sealife. The guests were seated on the afterdeck and in the salon, enjoying the food. Some wine was served while the guest experienced the magnificent view! Slowly we cruised in the narrow sounds around Styrsö and Brännö, talking about the great history from this area.

Among the best reviews you can get, is when the guests do not want to leave the ship after we’ve moored! It happened today, so the taxis just had to wait. The organizer of the cruise wrote a review on Google for us – “Yes, you should book Sealife! We went out on Sealife to enjoy the archipelago in June and everyone had a wonderful time! We had a group of business executives who were in Gothenburg for a conference and this was a very unique and classy experience. Lena and Peter ensured that everything was top-notch!

Pre-event communication was professional, quick and helpful. They adapted the menu to suit our event – the food was delicious! They really took great care of all the guests, we even had blankets available on the top deck!

If I ever host an event in Gothenburg again, I will definitely reach out to Lena and Peter and highly recommend you check out Sealife!”

You are welcome to contact us to cruise Gothenburg archielago!

Vedding in Gothenburg archipelago

Yesterday we had a lovely cruise – a wedding at Vinga, the lighthouse Island. It’s very popular to have vedding in the Gothenburg archipelago. We love being close to the sea and the archipelago. It’s a part of our heritage. Sealife was full of expectant wedding guests on the way out of Hönö-Klåva. Our captain, Josef, cruised between the islands around the Halleskären. The area is really nice and it is a good choice when the wind blows and there are some waves. Sealife weighing over 35 tons pair the waves in the best way, so no sea sick guests here!

Once at Vinga, we got help from Ulla and Kenneth, who belong to Winga’s Friends, with the mooring. They work ideally to keep Vinga alive and in good condition! The wedding guests walked up to the lighthouse where the bride and the priest waited. After an hour everybody was toasting in champagne aboard the Sealife and the guests ate from the “Kalte Platte”. The couple who were married were wonderfully happy!

Summer is a great time to be out on the sea and weddings at Vinga are amazing! Please contact us and we will arrange for a nice trip for you too! Why not let us arrange your vedding in the Gothenburg archipelago!

Cruise Gothenburg archipelago

We got a call a few weks ago – “We are 11 persons who wants to cruise Gothenburg archipelago! Can you arrange a nice cruise, serve some good food and show us around in the archipelago?” Wow, this guy really hit the spot – that’s what we do!

So we discussed what he would like to experience, what kind of food he wanted us to serve and the date was set. The cruise went up to the northern part of the Gothenburg archipelago. The scenery is a bit different here, compared to the southern part. It feels a little bit wilder here, even though many people lives on the islands Öckerö, Björkö and Hönö (the letter Ö in Swedish can be translated to Island). The sun was shining and all went up to the flybridge, having some cocktail snacks and a glas of sparkling wine. We spent 1,5 hours cruising, telling stories and serving the guests before we moored at Hönö-Klåva.

This island is a real beauty. The fishing cottages are present round the harbour, some restaurants and a lot of fishing boats coming and going. Also, sitting in the after-deck, looking south, you’ll see the famous lighthouse Vinga!

Time for something to eat! The Westcoast buffé was presented in the salon. Heering, Sealife’s graved salmon, fresh shrimps, fresh mussels, freshly baked bread (Yes we bake on board!), multiple choise of cheese, dessert and much more. The dinner started with a mussel soup as apetizer!

It’s actually very nice sitting in the afterdeck, eating and socialize. The environment on board, invites to a cozy athmosphere.

Our guests were very pleased with the dinner and the coffe was served as the captain  started up Sealife again, heading back to Gothenburg. We choosed to cruise in the open sea. The sun was preparing for sunset in the west, shining on everyone! An hour later we were back in Gothenburg again.

Todays cruise is a very good example of our popular 4-hour cruise. It’s a good mix of exploring the archipelago, eat a great coastal influenced dinner and visit the islands!

Looking forward having you on board M/Y Sealife!