Svalbard is an accessible wilderness and an achievable sailing dream. With fair wind it takes just three days to reach Hornsund from mainland Norway- from there on it is beautiful but demanding sailing all the way. In the summer months of 2010 there were 80 skippers sailing in the area, and the numbers continue to rise. If you want to experience sunlight at midnight, secluded anchorages and fantastic nature it''s time to set a date and start making plans. Sail to Svalbard is the most comprehensive cruising guide to Svalbard, and contains all the necessary information regarding preparations, permits, SAR, how to handle polar bears and all harbours and anchorages.