Viking Offshore Race


About the races

Pantaenius Shetland Race & Viking Offshore Race is a yacht race starting in Bergen in Norway. This is the most challenging and spectacular event of the North Sea and North Atlantic. The race provide a great opportunity to spend time in Norway, Shetland, Faroe Isles and Iceland - an excellent chance to explore these amazing destinations.

Leg 1 of both races will start close to Marsteinen Lighthouse in outer Korsfjorden south of Bergen, Wednesday 27th of June and go to Lerwick, Shetland.

 

The Return Leg of Shetland Race will start in Lerwick Harbour, Saturday June 30th and go back to Bergen, Norway.

The Alternative Return Leg of Shetland Race will start in Lerwick Harbour, Sunday July 1st (together with Viking Offshore Race Leg 2) and go back to Bergen, Norway.

 

Leg 2 of Viking Offshore Race will start in Lerwick Harbour (together with the Alternative Return Leg for Shetland Race), Sunday July 1st and go to Torshavn, Faroe Islands.

 

Leg 3 of Viking Offshore Race will start in Torshavn Harbour, Friday July 6th and go to Reykjavik, Iceland.

See detailed info about in the menu.

 

Pantaenius Shetland Race is organized by Hordaland Seilkrets (Hordaland Sailing Association).

Viking Offshore Race is organized by Norsk Havseiler - og Krysserklubb (Norwegian Offshore Racing and Cruising Club).

 

Partnering clubs: Lerwick Boating Club, Tórshavnar Bárafelag (The Torshavn Marine Club) and Siglingafélag Reykjavíkur (Reykjavik Yacht Club Brokey).