SY Barba, based in Stavanger Norway

Barba in the Lysefjord, as featured in Photo by Terry Ward.

Barba is a fine tuned expedition sailing yacht designed for interacting with nature. She is currently available for charter in her hometown of Stavanger, Norway. She is skippered by marine biologist and Stavanger local Andreas B. Heide, who has led expeditions to Greenland, Jan Mayen and Svalbard to mention a few.

Each trip will be tailored according to client requirements, with day-trips of 3 hours + duration as a standard. Spoken languages included: Norwegian, English and French. In addition to offering an introduction to sailing, possible activities includes hiking, fishing, snorkling, seal watching and more.

Barba offers an exclusive authentic way to experience the Stavanger region, for media, corporate segment and private clients. The number of guests is limited to 5 people. Clothing and all necessary gear is available onboard.

5 hour duration. 6000 NOK – All inclusive.

11 hours (full day). 11 000 NOK – All inclusive.

Multiple day options available upon request.

Barba is a can do boat, and program will be tailor made subject to the client´s preferences. For additional details, please send an e-mail to