During week 27, old Faroese wooden ships will be sailing around the islands in an event known as the Regatta. This year will the Regatta be held from the 6th to the 8th of July.
The ships will be sailing from Klaksvík, Tórshavn, Tvøroyri and Vágur to Vestmanna, on the 6th of July. On the 7th of July will the ships sail from Vestmanna to Tórshavn, the Regatta ends on the 8th of July when the ships are sailing back home to their home harbors.
Friday, the 6th of July – Føroya Regatta in Vestmanna:
The fleet arrives in Vestmanna at. 7pm
Dragin sails from Klaksvík at. 1pm, Westward Ho & Norðlýsið from Tórshavn at 2pm, M/S Thorshavn from Tvøroyri at 9.30am and Johanna from Vágur at. 9am
Saturday the 7th of July – Føroya Regatta in Tórshavn:
The fleet sails from Vestmanna at 10.00 am and appeals to the harbour of Tórshavn at 7pm
Sunday 8th of July: Føroya Regatta sails from Tórshavn:
The regatta fleet sails home again at 2pm, however, Johanna and M/S Thorshavn sail at 10.00 am.
Tickets for the Regatta can be purchased at the tourist information desks around the islands, Atgongumerki.fo or on board on the ships. The price is DKK 300 for a single trip and DKK 800 for the entire trip. Children under the age of 14 may travel for free if accompanied by an adult.