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Scottish Sailing Holidays

Book your activity holiday with Europe's No.1 Adventure Travel Company - Wilderness Scotland

Discover the joys of sailing holidays in Scotland as you explore the west coast and islands by yacht.

We sail and explore by day and stay on the yachts overnight, often moored in remote wilderness anchorages.

These trips combine sailing and gentle walking as a great way to explore Scotland’s islands and coast. Although we have outline itineraries, these are flexible, allowing you to follow the best weather and winds.

Our classic sailing yacht is a beautifully restored traditional wooden gaff cutter, so provides a memorable way to island hop. Our expert skipper will have you at the helm in no time, while the first mate / chef will soon be your best friend! On trips which involve walking on the islands, we also have an expert and qualified walking guide on board.

We also arrange private charters so you can build the perfect sailing journey. We have access to a wide range of yachts for private charter, including a luxury Swan 68 for the ultimate sailing charter in Scotland. Visit our tailor made page for details and to contact us for a private charter.


Trip Reviews

Customer Kudos

Every client receives a feedback survey when they return from their guided, self guided or tailor made holiday with us.

Once completed the review is published on our website just as soon as our database updates. The little touches and details are important to us and where issues are raised we make positive changes to our trips to improve your experience.

That's why we read each of our client's reviews and although we don't respond to all of them, if it's glowing feedback then we get the satisfaction of helping to make your holidays truly memorable.

Sailing and Walking - Knoydart, Skye & The Small Isles
Excellent trip despite some ferocious weather which actually made the sailing more 'interesting'.

Ian Pounder
19/05/2015

5

Sailing and Walking - Knoydart, Skye & The Small Isles
A well organised trip that also had the flexibility that a sailing trip requires.

Jacqueline Halliwell
19/05/2016

5

Sailing and Walking - Knoydart, Skye & The Small Isles
A great mixture of sailing and walking and eating with great guides and good company! Always something new to do. And really accommodating to a variety fo needs (including the desire to go ashore for a run before breakfast)

John Tatam
27/05/2013

4

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If you find yourself overwhelmed by the choice, or if you have questions about your fitness or suitability for any of these holidays, please feel free to contact our office on +44 (0)1479 420020 or by email.

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Sailing and Walking - Knoydart, Skye & The Small Isles

Next available trip: 6th May        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Basic
Difficulty: 5
  • Explore the inaccessible rough bounds of Knoydart and some of the most beautiful Scottish Isles aboard a traditional yacht
  • Experience the extraordinary wildlife of Scotland in its most unspoilt wild locations
  • Enjoy some of Scotland's finest walking, accessing rarely trodden routes from the yacht

Price: from £1,395

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Sailing Journeys - The Inner Hebrides

Next available trip: 29th April        Duration: 6 night(s)
Location: Inner Hebrides including Skye    
Comfort: Basic
Difficulty: 3
  • Explore the finest sailing in Europe, sailing amidst the many beautiful islands which dot the West Highlands coastline
  • Take the wheel of our traditional 75-year old gaff-cutter yacht as you sail from island to island
  • Experience the extraordinary marine wildlife of Scotland in its most unspoilt wild locations

Price: from £875

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