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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 Book now
43ft European production yacht with sharing cabins
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).
Deposit and cancellation:
£50 non-refundable deposit on booking, balance in full 6 weeks before embarking. See deposit and cancellations policy
- 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
- Visits to restaurants, museums, galleries etc during the trip.
- Drinks and snacks from the bar.
- Travel to and from the vessel.
- Open to beginner sailors.
GETTING THERE (AND BACK)
Kirkwall Ferry Terminal
Wick Train Station is a short walk away
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.
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)
Sailing gloves – 2 sets
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
USB cord to charge your phone
Warm sleeping bag
Printed out Insurance details
Any medication you require
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