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The pilot’s cabin at Kalve

The pilot’s cabin at Kalve Photo: Austevoll kommune
The pilot’s cabin at Kalve Photo: Austevoll kommune

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In the old days, the pilot had to follow the boats sailing past, and inquire if they required a pilot on board. The cabin is situated on the North Sea track. The cabin is open for groups upon request with Joker Bakkasund, tel. (+47) 56 18 31 90.

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The pilot’s cabin at Kalve - Photo: Austevoll kommune

The pilot’s cabin at Kalve

In the old days, the pilot had to follow the boats sailing past, and inquire if they required a pilot on board. The cabin is situated on the North Sea...

The pilot’s cabin at Kalve

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