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15. Mai 2020

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11. Mai 2020

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23. April 2020

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19. April 2020

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18. Mars 2020

Sørlandet corona-stuck on Bermuda

78 students and crews, who daily attend school on the Fullrigger Sørlandet, are corona-stuck on Bermuda. The students and crew are quarantined for 14 days. As planned, the ship will sail towards Kristiansand when quarantine is over.

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05. Mars 2020

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24. Februar 2020

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17. Februar 2020

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11. Februar 2020

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24. Januar 2020

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24. Januar 2020

Sørlandet in Barbados

Sørlandet calls Barbados on Friday 24 January.

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20. Januar 2020

Update from A+ World Academy

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from Head of School, Dr....

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10. Januar 2020

Letter to members no 1 2020

Happy new year, dear friend of FR Sørlandet! Our ship is out on the oceans serving her main purpose - providing learning from books and maritime pracktical experience to young people. Sailing a square rigged ship is no longer a male dominated...

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19. Desember 2019

Friends of Sørlandet offers scholarships to students who want to enter A + World Academy

The GA of Friends of Sørlandet in 2019 decided to give NOK 100,000 to The Sørlandet Foundation so that the money can be awarded as a scholarships to A + students.

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19. Desember 2019

New member benefits

The Fullrigger Sørlandet Foundation gives all members two new membership benefits. From now on, the Foundation will offer a free fjord tour for members every year. In addition, members will receive special fares on trips with the Southern Norway....

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19. Desember 2019

The Sørlandet Foundation and Friends of Sørlandet will cooperate more closely

The purpose of the collaboration is to strengthen Sørland's place in the hearts of the population and access to resources of various kinds that facilitate the work of preserving the Full Rig for the future.

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17. Desember 2019

Press release: Exchange is attractive to employers

A clear majority of former exchange students feel that their stay abroad has made them more attractive in the labor market. Nine out of ten would recommend others to take a school year abroad, according to a new study from Diku (Directorate...

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13. Desember 2019

A+ Weekly Update - December 6 - 13th, 2019

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from the Dean of School -...

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04. Desember 2019

Morocco Newsletter

Sarah wrote this newsletter after leaving Marocco.

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03. Desember 2019

Student Reflection of Tangier

Dear A+ Families and Friends, Here is a student reflection about our most recent port, Tangier. Karen R.put a lot of hard work into writing it, and she did a wonderful job.

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02. Desember 2019

A+ Update 30.11.2019

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from the Dean of School -...

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25. November 2019

A+ Update 25.11.2019

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from the Dean of School -...

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21. November 2019

A+ Student Reflection from visit in Rome

Dear A+ Families and Friends, Here is a student reflection about our most recent port, Civitavecchia. Bethany put a lot of hard work into writing it, and I think she did a wonderful job. Hope you enjoy! Best Wishes, Emily J. Waugh, Dean of School...

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18. November 2019

A+ Update

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from the Dean of School -...

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17. November 2019

Sørlandet is on her way tol Palma de Mallorca and Tangier

After a successful visit in Rome, she's set course for Palma de Mallorca and Tangier.

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11. November 2019

A+ Announcement

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from the Dean.

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11. November 2019

Voyage Plan 2019/2020 - Updated pr. 10.7.2019

A high school at sea has the world right outside the window. Our students get to travel the world and explore what others will only read about. They have a chance to meet people from different cultures and with different experiences – all...

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07. November 2019

SØRLANDET has arrived at a port near Rome

SØRLANDET is now in Civitavecchia - a port near Rome - on Thursday 7.11.2019.

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04. November 2019

Voyage plan school year 2020/2021

A high school at sea has the world right outside the window. Our students get to travel the world and explore what others will only read about. They have a chance to meet people from different cultures and with different experiences – all...

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04. November 2019

A+ Student Reflection

Dear A+ Families and Friends, Below is a student reflection written by the amazing Karen R. about her experiences celebrating Halloween. Hope you enjoy!

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03. November 2019

Update from Dean at A+ World Academy

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet for fifth school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to Kristiansand - her home port - in May 2020. Below you can read an update from the Dean.

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27. Oktober 2019

Some maintenance and new supplies on Sørlandet

While students and students are gone, the crew uses the time for some maintenance and replenishment.

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25. Oktober 2019

The full rigger Sørlandets international school is accredited

A + World Academy, will be accredited from December 1st. This is a guarantee that the school meets the requirements of the accrediting agency MSA-CESS. The value of this for students when applying to universities in other countries is important....

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24. Oktober 2019

Nice to meet acquaintances abroad

On Friday, October 18, it was nice to meet acquaintances in calm sea when Sørlandet was on its way to Cadiz. KNM Thor Heyerdahl sailed up the side of Sørlandet and marked the meeting in a way that gave the students on board goosebumps and...

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20. Oktober 2019

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18. Oktober 2019

Sørlandet has arrived in Cádiz in Spain

Friday, 18 October arrived Sørlandet Cadiz in Spain. This is the "Parent Port" where students and parents meet again after 2 months at sea.

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09. Oktober 2019

Sørlandet has arrived Vigo, Spain

Tuesday October 8 Sørlandet arrived Vigo in Spain. Here is the program the students at A + World Academy have for the visit.

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08. Oktober 2019

Weekly update from A+ World Academy

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet this school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to her home port - Kristiansand - in May 2020. Below you can read this week's update.

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07. Oktober 2019

National Budget 2020

The Sørlandet Foundation applied for the Ministry of Culture to continue the extra allocation that Sørlandet received in 2017. The allocation was then based on the fact that Sørlandet is in so-called Protective Class 1 - a higher protection...

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07. Oktober 2019

Sørlandet is on her way to Vigo

After waiting for better weather for anchor near Brest in France, Sørlandet is on her way to Vigo in Spain. Expected arrival is Tuesday 8 October.

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03. Oktober 2019

Full Rigged Ship Sørlandet has dropped anchor in Douarnenez bay in anticipation of better weather

Due to weather conditions after Hurricane Lorenzo has passed Full Rigged Ship Sørlandet has dropped anchor in Douarnenez bay - near Brest. She will probably continue the voyage towards Vigo in Spain in a few days.

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30. September 2019

Weekly update from A+ World Academy

A + World Academy is sailing with Sørlandet this school year. They will cross the Atlantic and Equator several times before returning to her home port - Kristiansand - in May 2020. Below you can read this week's update.

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26. September 2019

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20. September 2019

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15. September 2019

Sørlandet changes Voyage Plan due to weather

Today (9.11.2019), we are at Ålesund International School and they have been incredibly gracious to us. The science classes have been completing labs and all AP students are using the internet to register on the College Board website for their...

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10. September 2019

A+ World Academy Update

Dear A+ Families and Friends, I apologize that this first email out to you has taken so long in coming! Life has been moving along swiftly onboard. The students started off the year operating under a three watch system, meaning that they were...

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09. September 2019

Sørlandet has arrived Ålesund

She arrived Ålesund on Sunday 8 September at 11:11 with 83 people on board.

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04. September 2019

Sørlandet is heading for Ålesund after fine days in Bergen

There have been nice days of rain and sun, visit by Gunnar Garfoss who told about all the countries he has visited, piano concert at Troldhaugen and school start. Now we head to Ålesund and arrive there on Sunday 8 September.

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27. August 2019

Sørlandet is heading for Bergen after successful days in Stavanger - more pictures * UPDATED*

After 6 days in Stavanger, Sørlandet continues the voyage towards the next port - Bergen. The days in Stavanger were about getting to know all the students, training in seamanship, safety training, visits to the Oil Museum and clearing in the...

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22. August 2019

Sørlandet arrived in Stavanger with 59 fresh students

After a few days on the Kristiansand fjord with training in security, watches and rig training she sailed off and headed for Stavanger. Students have concentrated on learning maritime skills, including climbing the rig and getting used to the...

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19. August 2019

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16. August 2019

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08. August 2019

Six couples got married at Tall Ship Sørlandet this summer

The City of Aarhus just as well moved the weddings from the City Hall to Tall Ship Sørlandet on Saturday 6. August. Aarhus city arranged Tall Ships Races 2019, and what was better background for one of life's important ceremonies than The Tall...

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31. Juli 2019

THE DONATION WHICH BECAME A NATIONAL CULTURAL TREASURE

The Sørlandet is a unique cultural heritage of maritime Norway under sail. Previously, she was a school ship for seaman training of school ship boys. She is now available for higher education and adventure sailing for "youth" of all ages. ...

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10. Juli 2019

June 30, the region's pride set the course towards Aalborg - the first port in Tall Ship Races 2019.

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10. Juli 2019

New CEO

The board has appointed Kristiansanderen Knut Arne Gjertsen as new CEO from 1. June 2019.

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