SAILING FROM SCOTLAND TO IRELAND
OBAN(SCO) – DUBLIN(IRL)
08 – 17 SEPTEMBER 2021 | 10 DAYS |
JOURNEY FEE €1000, – + BOORDING KASH €450, – PER PERSOON
During the journey in which we cover many nautical miles we might continue sailing at night. You will be taking part in the watch shifts as a crew member, of course guided by our own crew. An adventurous and exciting sailing trip in which you are active with sailing manoeuvres, steering, keeping watch and navigation. During this trek you discover beautiful Scottish islands, we visit the impressive city of Belfast, and we end in de Irish capital Dublin.
Day 1 – boarding in Oban
On the first day we expect you on board around 17:00 o’clock. After getting to know each other you can go you your bunks and around 19:00 o’clock there’s a shared diner. Afterwards you will be informed about the upcoming travel.
Day 2 – Jura
On our first day of sailing, with about 45 miles to cover, we leave Oban and set sail for the nearly deserted island of Jura. It is twice as big as Texel but only houses 190 inhabitants (and 6000 deer) you go there for the nature and the whisky, because the distillery is the beating heart of the island.
Day 3 Islay
After a visit to Jura, in which you have the opportunity to visit the Jura distillery, we sail on to Islay. Islay is south from Jura in is inhabited by about 3500 people. The island has 9 functioning whisky distilleries, and the landscape is breath-taking.
Day 4 Rathlin
Rathlin island is a little nature-paradise in front of the coast of Northern Ireland. It is the most northern point of Northern Ireland. Rathlin is famous for the many species of birds, flowers, and plants, and for the chances of seeing seals.
Day 5 and 6 Belfast
It is about 60 nautical miles to the Northern Ireland capital Belfast. It is an impressive city to spend the day in. Belfast is buzzing with art and culture, has a rich history and outstanding nightlife. With a Hop-on/hop-off Bus Tour you can get a taste of the culture and see Belfast’s sights in one day!
Day 7 and 8 Dublin
Sailing along the Irish coast from Belfast to Dublin. During this 80-mile leg we will continue sailing at night. You take part in the watch system as a crew member, of course guided by our standard crew.
Day 9: Dublin
Opportunity to see the city.
Day 10 Shipping out
Unfortunately this beautiful trip has come to an end. On this last day we say goodbye to each other after breakfast.
This journey description is meant to give you an impression of how the journey could look. Weather conditions are however a big influence in this area. Therefor the travel-plan can get changed.
Maximum number of guests:
There is space for a maximum of 6 guests.
The crew will be either 3 of 4 people
For whom is this journey suitable?
- You are over 16 years old
- Are you over 70 years old? Please contact us first.
- You have a good stamina and mobility
- Some sailing experience (for the journeys within Scotland sailing experience is not needed)
- You enjoy night-sailing.
What language is spoken on board?
We are sailing with an international group of people. The crew is Dutch and speaks English and German. The main language on deck will be English when there are multiple nationalities on board.
Based on a shared cabin
€ 800, –
Board cash (this is used for all meals, diesel, and harbour-fees)
€ 450, –
Paying the journey-fee
The boarding-price will be paid in 2 terms*:
25%: Two weeks after the reservation
75%: one month before the start of the trip.
*If the reservation is made within 6 weeks prior to departure the boarding price will be charged in 1 term.
The board cash will be paid in 1 term in cash on the 1st day of the journey.
- Crew of 4
- Bedsheets and towels
- All meals snacks and hot beverages
- Use of eco-friendly shower gel and shampoo
- Use of a MUSTO BR1 sailing suit (jacket and trousers) size S-XXL
- All ship- cleaning- and reservation costs, STO guarantee, VAT
Trees are of vital importance to a healthy climate!
We are glad to make Steady Sailing greener. For each guest that books a journey with us we will get a tree planted at the end of the sailing season. For this we will pick a forestry project in the Netherlands.
- Travel to and from the ship.
- Personal expenses
- Soda’s and alcoholic drinks on board
- possible extra tickets and entry fees
- Travel- and/or cancellation-insurance
This offer is covered by the warranty of STO Garant. You can see the terms and conditions of this warranty-agreement STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/downloads)