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Sailing voyage Z07-23: Island hopping Hebrides

Z07-23: Island hopping Hebrides     

From the pretty port of Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis, we sail south. Weather allowing, we can anchor off the impressive Shiant Islands, uninhabited but home to lots of Puffins. The next day we sail over to the pretty little harbour of Gairloch on the mainland, where you can go for a nice stroll in the forest. The cruising area ‘the Minch’ is full of marine life, chances are high that we will encounter dolphins this sailing trip.

We also sail to Rona, a very pretty island with a very secluded anchorage. The entrance is barely detectable, which is also why Vikings and smugglers made use of this beautiful bay. It is now a nature reserve and there are many deer, obviously we will make a nice walk over the island.

Portree, on the Isle of Skye is also on the programme. A lively little port with nice shops where we stay for the day to take a long walk to the impressive ‘Old mann off Storr’, from where we have beautiful views over the Isle of Sky, the sea and the surrounding islands. Alternatively, you could of course take a scenic bus tour of the island.

The second last day we sail to the picturesque town of Plockton, beautifully situated in a sheltered bay with forest and a castle. The next morning we can take a short forest walk and then have a coffee in the quaint village. We will end this sailing trip in Kyle, with beautiful views over Skye and where we will dine out to conclude the sailing trip.

A wonderful sailing voyage along the ‘Outer Hebrides’ in northern Scotland with beautiful nature, serenity and tranquility. Because of the few marinas out here, we will also anchor a lot, but this sailing area of Scotland is perfectly suited for that because of the many options.

The daily sailing distances are between 10 and 30 miles. The above schedule is subject to weather, wind and tide.

Read more about our sailing holidays in Scotland

 

Route Z08

Route Z08

 

Information about this sailing holiday

Zeilvakantie:Z07-23Segeltörn:Z07-23Sailing holiday:Z07-23
Boordprijs:€ 1489,-per persoonBordpreisse:€ 1489,-pro PersonBoard Price:€ 1489,-per person
Boordkas:£ 80,-per persoon, contantBordkasse:£ 80,-pro Person, barBoard cash:£ 80,-per person, cash
Vertrek:StornowayTransfer informatieAbfahrt:StornowayTransfer informationDeparture:StornowayTransfer information
Inschepen (18.30 uur):Donderdag10-08-2023Einschiffen (18.30 uhr):Donnerstag10-08-2023Boarding (18.30 uur):Thursday10-08-2023
Aankomst:Kyle of LochalshTransfer informatieAnkunft:Kyle of LochalshTransfer informationArrival:Kyle of LochalshTransfer information
Ontschepen (10.30 uur):Zaterdag19-08-2023Ausschiffen (10.30 uur):Samstag19-08-2023Disembark (10.30 uur):Saturday19-08-2023
Aantal dagen:9BagageTagen:9GepäckDays:9Luggage
Categorie:C/FVerklaring categorieënKategorie:C/FErklärung KategorienCategory:C/FExplanation of categories

Participants of this sailing holiday

Man/ VrouwVrouwVrouwManVrouwXXMann/ FrauFrauFrauMannFrauXXMale/ FemaleFemaleFemaleMaleFemaleXX
Leeftijd417,55861XXAlter417,55861XXAge417,55861XX
NationaliteitNEDNEDNEDNEDXXNationalitätNEDNEDNEDNEDXXNationalityNEDNEDNEDNEDXX
Boeking/ OptieCrewCrewBoekingBoekingvrijvrijXXBuchung/ OptionenCrewCrewBuchungBuchungFreiFreiXXBooking/ OptionCrewCrewBookingBookingfreefreeXX

Sailing holiday Prices 

The ‘board price’ of the voyage is the rent for ship and crew, which must be paid up front.

The ‘board cash’ is the amount per person for the food and drink on board (including crew), as well as fuel, water, shore, port fees and taxes, but excluding trips, food and drinks ashore. This amount must be paid upon embarkation in cash to the skipper (in the appropriate currency). What remains after the sailing holiday, will be refunded.

With less than 3 participants, the ‘board cash’ is usually not sufficient. In that case, there will be a surcharge of up to € 50 per person.

 

Sailing holidays discount

Customer Discount:
If you book a second sailing holiday with us within a year, you’ll get 5% off the ‘board price’.

Group discount:
If you book a sailing holiday as a group (more than 3 passengers), you will receive 5% discount per person on the ‘board price’.

Youth Discount:
If you are under 29 years old, you will get 10% discount on the ‘board price’.

Discounts can not be combined with each other.

 

Sailing holiday with your own private cabin

If you would like  a private cabin (room), you can reserve this for 1.6 times theboard price’.

 

 

Sailing holiday categories

Category A:
Offshore crossings, includes also sailing throughout the nights. Passengers will also be grouped in the watch system.

Category B:
Offshore sailing holidays, there will be no sailing throughout the nights, but occasionally a late arrival at the harbour (or an early departure), depending on the weather.

Category C:
Relaxed sailing holidays with shorter sailing distances, including more time for sightseeing and sometimes a nice land excursion.

Category D:
Sailing holiday specials, from ‘Sailing holidays with Yoga’ up to expedition sailing. Not every season available.

Category E:
Sailing holiday’s with extra sailtraining.

Category F:
Sailing holidays with also small children on board.