Sauðárkrókur is a town in the district of Skagafjörður in northern Iceland and a part of the municipality of Skagafjörður. Sauðárkrókur is the largest town in Northwest Iceland and the second-largest town on the north coast of Iceland, with a population of 2.600. It is the center for commerce and services in the district, and an important link in Iceland’s food production. Sauðárkrókur provides a diversity of services, accommodation, restaurants, shopping, exhibitions, museums, camping facility, night spots, swimming pool, health center and workshops to name a few.
Skagafjörður is truly a land of adventure for all! Offering a wide variety of activities set in beautiful surroundings. Whether you wish to go white water rafting down foaming glacial rivers; horse riding in an amazing and unique landscape; sailing to the majestic island of Drangey; delve into history through this saga rich region; relax in a natural hot spring; enjoy the magic of the northern lights in the winter stillness; indulge in excellent food prepared from local produce… or just lay back and relax and enjoy the stay.
Distances to other ports in Iceland
- Siglufjorður 42 NM
- Akureyri 80 NM
- Húsavík 80 NM
- Ísafjörður 131 NM
- Reykjavík 290 NM
- Grundarfjörður 225 NM
- Seyðisfjörður 230 NM
- Djúpivogur 270 NM
- Höfn 305 NM
Distances to neares cities in Europe/USA
- Torshhavn 500 NM
Shorex capacity: Approximately 500 passengers
Please note that this is based on an 8 hour port call (thus allowing 7 hours for tours)
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Location: 65*45’20 N 19*38’36 W
Water location: North Atlandic Ocean
Berth dimensions: 200 M.
Length: for ships up to 110m
Width: 25-30 M
Draft: 6,50 M.
Depth of water at low tide 7,50 M. first 130 M.
Turning basin. 130 M.
Tidal movement/range: 1,2 M.
Pilot not compulsory, but available on request.
Anchorage depth: 25-35 M.
Anchorage: 65*47,0 N 19*32,0 W
Distance from ancorage: 3,2 NM.
Town centre: 1000 M.