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SAILING TO SCOTLAND:
MEDEMBLIK (NLD) – INVERNESS (SCO)

22 APRIL 12.00 PM – 01 MAY 10.00 AM 2023 | 10 DAYS |€1350,- PER PERSON | FULL BOARD

We sail across the North Sea, along the English and Scottish East Coast, to Scotland. A voyage of approximately 550 NM. A number of nights will be sailed during the voyage and you fully participate as a crew member in a waiting system, of course assisted by the permanent crew. An adventurous exciting sailing trip in which you are active with the sailing actions, steering, keeping a lookout and navigation. We sail to beautiful places on the East Coast, such as Whitby and Lindesfarne.

Day 1 – Embarkation in Medemblik

On Saturday 22 April 12 noon your adventure starts! We spend this afternoon getting acquainted, on board safety and everything you need to know about the ship. You will also be informed about the upcoming trip. In the afternoon or the next morning we set sail for the North Sea.

Day 2 and 3: Crossing the North Sea

We set course for the English coastal town of Whitby. In the course of the 3thday we arrive in the English harbor town, known for Count Dracula and explorer James Cook. (250nm.)

Day 4: Rest day in Whitby

Day 4 is a rest day and you have plenty of time to visit this beautiful town. See Whitby Abbey, the museum of James Cook and then settle down on a terrace in the old atmospheric city!

For more information about Whitby: https://www.visitwhitby.com/english-heritage-whitby

Day 5 and 6: Sail to Lindesfarne (Holy Island) (85nm.)

The 5th day we depart from Whitby and we have a sailing trajectory of 85 nm. to Lindesfarne. In the course of day 6 we will arrive at Lindesfarne, also known as Holy Island. A bay with an impressively large seal population. Here we can visit the island with the dinghy. There are remains of an old monastery from 635, Lindisfarne Priory, and a 16th century castle, Lindesfarne castle, sits on a sheer cliff. Anchoring and spending the night in the beautiful, sheltered rift area.

Day 7 and 8: 175 miles to Inverness

We will anchor and prepare for the 175nm to Inverness. In the course of day 8 we arrive in Inverness.

Day 9: Visit to Inverness

Today you have time to visit the capital of the Scottish Highlands. Inverness has many attractions such as Inverness Castle and the Culloden Battlefield. But of course you can also taste whiskey at a distillery.

We will end the evening together during the captain’s dinner and for those who still have energy after this day, Hootananny, the nicest pub in town, has to go to Hootananny, the nicest pub in town!

Day 10: Disembarkation

Unfortunately, this beautiful journey has come to an end! On this last day we say goodbye to each other after breakfast at 10:00.

General 

This itinerary is intended to give you an impression of what a trip could look like. Weather and wind have a major influence on this sailing area. This allows the itinerary to be adjusted.

Maximum number of guests:

There are 6 places available for guests.

The crew will consist of 3 or 4 people.

 Who is this trip suitable for?

  • You are older than 16 years.
  • Are you over 70 years old? Please contact us first.
  • You are in good shape and mobility.
  • Some sailing experience. (No sailing experience is required for trips in Scotland)
  • You like night sailing

Which language is spoken on board?

We sail (usually) with an international tour group on board. The crew is Dutch and speaks English and German.

The language on deck will be English when there are multiple nationalities on board.

Price:
Based on shared cabin€ 1350,-Per person
Optional:
Supplementary cabin use 35%€472,-

Paying the travel sum:

The travel sum will be paid in 2 installments*:

25%: two weeks after reservation

75%: one month before departure

*If the reservation is made within 6 weeks before departure, the travel sum will be paid in 1 installment.

Sun protection (sunglasses, sunscreen)
Passport
travel insurance
There is NO room for suitcases. Therefore use soft travel bags
This offer is covered by the STO Garant warranty. You can find the conditions of this guarantee scheme on the STO Garant website (www.sto-garant.nl/downloads).

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