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Sailing voyage Z04-24: Orkney’s, Fair Isle & Shetland Islands

Z04-24: Discover Fair Isle & the Shetland Islands

An unique sailing holiday, from the cozy village of Kirkwall we will sail between the islands to the East. The wind will determine the exact destination and depending on the weather we will cross over to Fair Isle the next day, one of the most beautiful Shetland Islands, a distance of about 38 miles.

Fair Isle is definitely a highlight where we will stay for a day to make a walk to the spectacular north coast. The atmosphere on the Island is unique, there is nothing in the harbour except stunning nature and a Bird Observatory, which is also a relaxed bar where we have a beautiful view of the harbour (with many seals) and where fans can learn more about all the special birds (such as the puffin or Skua). In the evening we will walk from the harbour up the cliff where we can see hundreds of Puffins go ashore on their way to their nest, due to the lack of tourists we can approach them up to one meter, an unforgettable experience.

Then we will sail back to the Shetland Islands, to Grutness Voe, where we can make a nice walk to the cliffs with beautiful views over the Atlantic Ocean and Sumburg Head. Or to Jarlshof with prehistoric and Viking excavations. The last destination in the Shetland Islands depends on the wind and we will end this sailing journey in the attractive town of Lerwick where we will have dinner to conclude the sailing trip.

The above schedule is subject to weather, wind and tide. The daily sailing distances are between 20 and 38 miles.

Read more about our Sailing holidays to the Orkney and Shetland islands

Sailing to fair isle - shetland islands

Sailing to fair isle – shetland islands

Information about this sailing holiday

Zeilvakantie:Z04-24Segeltörn:Z04-24Sailing holiday:Z04-24
Boordprijs:€ 1165,-per persoonBordpreisse:€ 1165,-pro PersonBoard Price:€ 1165,-per person
Boordkas:£ 70,-per persoon, contantBordkasse:£ 70,-pro Person, barBoard cash:£ 70,-per person, cash
Vertrek:ScallowayTransfer informatieAbfahrt:ScallowayTransfer informationDeparture:ScallowayTransfer information
Inschepen (18.30 uur):Zaterdag29-06-2024Einschiffen (18.30 uhr):Samstag29-06-2024Boarding (18.30 uur):Zaterdag29-06-2024
Aankomst:LerwickTransfer informatieAnkunft:LerwickTransfer informationArrival:LerwickTransfer information
Ontschepen (10.30 uur):Zaterdag06-07-2024Ausschiffen (10.30 uur):Samstag06-07-2024Disembark (10.30 uur):Saturday06-07-2024
Aantal dagen:6,5BagageTagen:6,5GepäckDays:6,5Luggage
Categorie:CVerklaring categorieënKategorie:CErklärung KategorienCategory:CExplanation of categories

Participants of this sailing holiday

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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.