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Sailing voyage Z03: Discover the Orkney’s, Fair Isle & Shetland Islands

Z03: Discover the Orkney’s, Fair Isle & 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.

Thereafter we will sail to the Orkney Islands. On the remote the island of Rousay,, we can make a nice walk to an estate with a beautiful garden and trees, which are fairly rare here in the north. Or alternatively, the enthusiast can visit some impressive excavations of the Bronze Age.

Next we will sail the outside route to the shelter of Scapa Flow, where we will spend the night on a very small island where we can take a short walk with beautiful views of the island Hoy and Scapa Flow. The next day we can take a long walk to the famous ‘Old man of Hoy’ with spectacular views over the ocean and the steep cliffs. We will end this sailing voyage in atmospheric Stromness.

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 around the Orkney islands

Sailing around the Orkney islands

Information about this sailing holiday

Zeilvakantie:Z03Segeltörn:Z03Sailing holiday:Z03
Boordprijs:€ 1099,-per persoonBordpreisse:€ 1099,-pro PersonBoard Price:€ 1099,-per person
Boordkas:£ 240,-per persoon, contantBordkasse:£ 240,-pro Person, barBoard cash:£ 240,-per person, cash
Vertrek:KirkwallTransfer informatieAbfahrt:KirkwallTransfer informationDeparture:KirkwallTransfer information
Inschepen (18.30 uur):Woensdag09-06-2021Einschiffen (18.30 uhr):Mittwoch09-06-2021Boarding (18.30 uur):Wednesday09-06-2021
Aankomst:StromnessTransfer informatieAnkunft:StromnessTransfer informationArrival:StromnessTransfer information
Ontschepen (10.30 uur):Zaterdag19-06-2021Ausschiffen (10.30 uur):Samstag19-06-2021Disembark (10.30 uur):Saturday19-06-2021
Aantal dagen:9,5BagageTagen:9,5GepäckDays:9,5Luggage
Categorie:C/FVerklaring categorieënKategorie:C/FErklärung KategorienCategory:C/FExplanation of categories

Participants of this sailing holiday

Man/ VrouwVrouwVrouw--XXMann/ FrauFrauFrau--XXMale/ FemaleFemaleFemale--XX

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 1.5 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.