John and Pat Driscoll

Water Music Trophy - 2005

(Moonlight of Down) - for a very comprehensive set of cruising notes for Northern Norway (extending to 31 pages!) covering 11 ports and 20 anchorages between Alesund at 62deg 28.3'N 006deg 09.2'E and Tromso 69deg39.0'N 018deg 57.6'E. The report includes observations on the Norwegian Boating Scene, Suitability of Vessel, Anchoring, Navigation, Weather Information, Tides, Dangerous Waves, Pilotage and Cruising Guides, Diesel, Cooking Gas, Clothing, Victuals and Photography. These notes provide very comprehensive information for any cruising yachtsman planning to visit this area.