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Götheborg of Sweden is the world's largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, an 18th century replica of the original Götheborg that sank outside of Gothenburg in 1745, and will create great attention wherever she goes. We are now on expedition, sailing in Europe in both 2022 and 2023. Read our latest news here and scroll down to the bottom of this page to sign up for our newsletter.

We've arrived in Helsingborg

14 June 2022

Today, at 3pm, we arrived to the city of Helsingborg, in the south of Sweden. Crowds welcomed us on the quay sides as we greeted the city with a gun salutes of eight shots. Thank you Helsingborg for the very warm welcome and we hope to see you on board!

Götheborg co-hosted event with Dagens Industri

10 June 2022

On Wednesday, 8th June, Götheborg finally set sail for a two-year journey with Europe and Asia in sight. As final preparations were made, Götheborg and Dagens Industri co-hosted an event nearby where panelists from the world of trade, politics and international posts spoke about a world that looks different from when Götheborg last set sail some seventeen years ago.

Departure day 8 June 2022!

03 June 2022

On Wednesday, 8 June 2022, the great Asia Expedition 2022/2023 begins! A two year adventure, visiting three continents, awaits us! At 15:30 in the afternoon we loosen the moorings, at 16:00 we will shoot gun salute just outside Eriksberg. Come and wave us off and if you have a boat, join us as we head out of the harbour!

Business opportunities in a world that is opening up again

02 June 2022

On the departure day from Gothenburg, 8 june 2022, Götheborg together with Dagens Industri Konferens, hosts an event focusing on new business opportunities for Swedish companies, and how innovation and sustainability are key to the growth of Swedish companies in international markets.

EKN and Vinnova join Götheborg as partners

26 May 2022

Today, we are proud to announce that two great stakeholders in Swedish export and innovation, EKN and Vinnova, have partnered with Götheborg to promote Swedish export. We look forward to providing a unique platform to promote both trade and their message of sustainable innovations, where their relevant markets are.

The Biscayan Adventure

05 May 2022

Join us on the longest and most adventurous of the European sailing legs. Fifteen days of sailing, crossing the Bay of Biscay as we head south towards Lisbon and later the Mediterranean. A sail to cross off the bucket list!

Lisbon stopover announced today

04 May 2022

In September, Götheborg will sail to Lisbon, Portugal. It is the first time that the ship visits Portugal. Götheborg will be in Lisbon 5–8 September 2022 and will be moored at the central location of Cais Rocha Conde de Óbidos. The ship will be open to visitors during its stay. Welcome on board!

The Gotenius shipyard visit – What has been done?

26 April 2022

We have now been at the shipyard for a number of weeks in order to get ready for the Asia Expedition. We've had sunshine, rain and snowstorms during our time at Gotenius, but now it's time to head back to Pier 4 at Eriksberg in Gothenburg. Let us tell you all about it. 

Sail with us to Copenhagen, Oslo and London

13 April 2022

As we announce that the ship is coming to Copenhagen and Oslo in July, we are also really excited to release three more sailing legs at the same time: Stockholm to Copenhagen, Copenhagen to Oslo and Oslo to London. Are you ready to join us?

Copenhagen and Oslo – Final two stops in the Nordics

12 April 2022

In July we're coming to Copenhagen and Oslo! They are the two final stops in the Nordic countries before the ship heads towards the rest of Europe on the great Asia Expedition 2022/2023. We will be in Copenhagen 20–24 July and in Oslo 28–31 July 2022.

Sail the Archipelago Tour

23 March 2022

The third leg of the expedition, Helsinki to Stockholm, will be nine days of sailing! While the linear distance in itself may be limited, this is actually one of the more extensive legs. There will be plenty of open sea, or in other words a lot of sailing. We will follow the winds and set as many sails as possible, which is an experience in itself. 

Sail with us to Helsinki

16 March 2022

The second leg of the Asia Expedition 2022/2023 is between the Swedish city of Helsingborg and the Finish capital, Helsinki. This leg of the expedition will be six days of sailing, and what six days it will be. The Baltic Sea in summer is magical! The sun hardly sets before it’s on the rise again, in colours so grand it’s breathtaking – a timeless experience that Northern seafarers share across the millenniums.