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Sailing voyage Z02: East coast Scotland & Orkney Islands 2018

Sailing holidays Z02: East coast Scotland & Orkney Islands

A sailing holiday along the Scottish east coast with authentic fishing villages and working harbours like Peterhead and Wick, but also the atmospheric small harbour of Whitehills. The day distances vary, depending on weather and tide, between 25 and 47 miles. The sailing area, the Moray Firth, is full of marine life, and we have seen many seals, special dolphins, but also orcas and whales before. From the mainland we will cross over to the Orkney Islands. To do this, we have to sail over the Pentland Firth, notorious for its strong tidal streams, which can reach 16 knots with spring tide, very special so to say.

Next we will sail into 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. Via the atmospheric port of Stromness we will sail outside to the island of Rousay, a beautiful sailing trip and a rustic spot. The next day we can take 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. The last day we will sail a short distance to Kirkwall, where we end this sailing holiday.

Read more about our sailing holidays in Scotland

The above schedule is subject to weather, wind and tide. The daily sailing distances are between 25 and 47 miles.

 

Information about this sailing holiday

Zeilvakantie:Z02Segeltörn:Z02Sailing holiday:Z02
Boordprijs:€ 775,-per persoonBordpreisse:€ 775,-pro PersonBoard Price:€ 775,-per person
Boordkas:£ 190,-per persoon, contantBordkasse:£ 190,-pro Person, barBoard cash:£ 190,-per person, cash
Vertrek:AberdeenTransfer informatieAbfahrt:AberdeenTransfer informationDeparture:AberdeenTransfer information
Inschepen (18.00 uur):Zaterdag02-06-2018Einschiffen (18.00 uhr):Samstag02-06-2018Boarding (18.00 uur):Saturday02-06-2018
Aankomst:KirkwallTransfer informatieAnkunft:KirkwallTransfer informationArrival:KirkwallTransfer information
Ontschepen (11.00 uur):Zondag10-06-2018Ausschiffen (11.00 uur):Sontag10-06-2018Disembark (11.00 uur):Sunday10-06-2018
Aantal dagen:8BagageTagen:8GepäckDays:8Luggage
Categorie:BVerklaring categorieënKategorie:BErklärung KategorienCategory:BExplanation of categories

Participants of this sailing holiday

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.