Midsummer Orkney Adventure

£695pp

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6 Nights

In higher latitudes, the sun never truly set, making night passage making an absolute dream. This trip will take you North as we leave the Orkney Isles and head to the remote Fair Isle for some time ashore before making our way back through Orkney islands to explore it’s sea stacks and bird colonies. After which we’ll point South, sailing through the vast natural harbour of Scapa Flow, before heading across the Pentland Firth with its notorious tidal races. Our adventure ends in the charming port of Wick on Scotland’s North East coast.

Trip Start: 15 June

Trip End: 21 June

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VESSEL

Vessel Type

43ft European production yacht with sharing cabins

Vessel Length

43 ft

Skipper

Yes

Berth

Shared cabin (double or Pullman style bunk). The yacht is equipped with all the mod-cons you'd expect on a modern premium production yacht, including full galley, spacious saloon and 2 heads. If you require single occupancy of a cabin, the full cabin rate will apply minus a 15% discount. owever, if you do not require single occupancy but we cannot fill the space, you will not be charged any extra (you will not be asked to share a cabin with a member of the opposite sex).

YOUR TRIP

Deposit and cancellation:Strict £50 non-refundable deposit on booking, balance in full 6 weeks before embarking.See deposit and cancellations policy

Included

  • All meals and drinks on board (except drinks and snacks from the bar)
  • All bedding
  • Heavy-duty wet weather gear and boots
  • Lifejacket with harness and lifeline

Additional

  • Visits to restaurants, museums, galleries etc during the trip.
  • Drinks and snacks from the bar.
  • Travel to and from the vessel.

Practical Info

  • Open to beginner sailors.

GETTING THERE (AND BACK)

Getting there

Kirkwall Ferry Terminal

Getting back

Wick Train Station is a short walk away

ITINERARY

Join: Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland 15 June 2018 4pm Leave: Wick Marina, Scotland 21 June 2018 10am It is our intention to spend a few days exploring both the Orkney Islands and Fair Island before returning  to Wick where this Adventure will end at 10 am on the 21st June.

KIT LIST

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit (two sets are recommended. Heavy gear for on-board and lighter kit for trips ashore)

Hat

Sailing gloves – 2 sets

Glove liners

Hand warmers

Hot water bottle

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Thermals, two sets

Thick socks, two sets

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Warm sleeping bag

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require

INSURANCE

Travel assistance

Need help booking travel and accommodation for your trip? We have teamed up with STA Travel. Their experts will assist you with all your travel requirements. Please enquire when booking.

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LOCATION

“I would thoroughly recommend an adventure with Kraken.”

Tom

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