M/S Bergsund is a classic Norwegian boat of 90 feet, built at Lundstøl Skibs & Baatbyggeri in Risør in 1953. She spent her first years as a cargo ship from Hammerfest, before serving as a coastguard for 20 years. In other words, there is nothing wrong with seaworthiness. After the Coast Guard, she made a trip south to the Canary Islands, where she took other Norwegian tourists on whale watching for 12 years. In 2014, the Swedish captain Jonas Lagerholm bought the boat and had it shipped home to Sweden.
There has been one goal in working with the boat, and that is to make the stay as comfortable as possible. Five years after the work started, the boat is really complete designed to serve the purpose, practically furnished with all the necessities as well as thoughtful devices that make life most comfortable when you are not on the mountain.
There are drying rooms for equipment, clothes and ski boots that ensures that you wear dry and warm clothes and boots every morning and do not have to bring wet clothes into the cabin. There is a sauna, a separate massage area, hot tub on deck, ski-service and a private shower belonging to each twin cabin. The boat is set up to house 10 guests, 2 guides, 1 masseur, 1 photographer and a crew of 5, including gourmet chef.
The boat is spacious and comfortable, and there are comfortable lounges outdoors and indoors that are dedicated to relaxation and recreation.
The two Zodiak boats that transport skiers and equipment quickly and easily to land hang in their own cribs and are on the water in a few minutes. With this, the flexibility such a boat provides is optimal, especially places like Lofoten & Svalbard.
With the large crew on board, M/S Bergsund has the opportunity to move around at night, so that guests can wake up to a new place every morning if desired.