Ny-Hellesund, with its rustic wooden houses and maritime character, can be described as the essence of the Norwegian south coast. It was here author Vilhelm Krag coined the term “Sørlandet”, which has since been used to describe the region. According to myth Saint Olaf escaped his enemies in Ny-Hellesund, and the strait has played an important part in history ever since. Welcome to an oasis for work and pleasure in stunning surroundings. Verftet in Ny-Hellesund offers conference facilities in historic surroundings, a peaceful location that makes the perfect conference spot.