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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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