Join us and sail 12mR during Risør Wooden Boat Festival as a guest sailor. This is a unique opportunity to experience what it is like to sail a classic sailing machine.
Wanda-cup 8 and 9m
Are you between 16 and 26 years old? Join voyage with Pauline, a 150 year old cargo boat! Standing at the helm, feel the wind take us forward, go ashore, exploring an island, spark fires on the shore, gather for dinner on the deck or in the galley.
Galeasen “Hawila” comes to the wooden boat festival. It was built in Risør 80 years ago, to the Bryngelsson family from Hønø near Øckerø outside Gothenburg. It was shipping with ice from Norway to Sweden
Wanda-cup 8 and 9m
The runner-up race to prepare for the World Championships in August at Hankø. A spectacular regatta with the world’s best sailors, and a great opportunity to follow the racing from Stangholmen or from a boat.
The beautifully revered 12 meters were previously used in America’s cup and the Olympics. Most sailors in this class are professional so look out for fast-paced adventures on Stangholmen or from a boat.
Risør Trebåtfestival regatta
Regatta for sailing vessels, one-off boats and other classic wooden sailing boats. You can follow the regatta close up from Dampskipsbrygga with a commentator. This is a great opportunity to learn about the classic boats.
Every evening, famous artists entertain at Torvet in Risør. Lars Bremnes comes to Risør on Thursday 3.rd of August 2017. Lars Bremnes will bring one of his regular musicians for a duo performance.
The swedish artist Cecilia Vennersten will come to Torget in Risør on Friday. During recent years she has been popular at home and abroad. A huge number of hits gives the perfect frame for a great summer night.
The show is a tribute to the late superstar and covers the best hits from his time in Wham and as a solo artist. The show has Gaute Ormåsen in the lead role and promises lots of sing-along and dancing all night.
It will be unsafe in the waters around Risør at the wooden boat festival. Pirates from all corners of the world has for years ravaged Risør’s otherwise safe harbor this weekend. Do you dare to join the pirates?
Risør Aquarium is the only saltwater aquarium in the south of Norway. With more than 100 famous and exotic species it is definitely worth a visit. A close up experience of fish and sea creatures can be expected.
Would you like to try sailing? Now all kids are welcome to experience a true sail regatta. Two children sail together with one adult for a safe way to try out what sailing is all about.
During the Risør wooden boat festival, the inner harbour is packed with historic boats. This is the enthusiast’s meeting place and your opportunity to stroll along the docks and meet the proud wooden boat owners.
The festival is the summer’s most beautiful adventure and gives you a wonderful summer memory. Here you can participate in a multitude of activities, feel the mood and experience great entertainment.
Risør has a multitude of eateries along the harbor, inside the festival area and at Stangholmen. Here you can enjoy tasty food and beverages during daytime and evening, indoors or outdoors.