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6. Whitsun Sail 2024

Join adventure yacht Steady for a taster sailing holiday in the inner Hebrides, Scotland.

This four day taster is perfect for those looking for laid back sailing experience in some of the most beautiful sailing ground the UK has to offer. Set the sails from Oban to explore the sheltered sailing grounds around the Isle of Mull as you enjoy fresh local produce and get to grips with the basics of sailing a yacht.

The taster sailing holiday is perfect for those looking for new experiences and adventures even if you haven’t set foot on a boat before!

  • SHELTERED SAILING
  • GREAT FOR BEGINNERS
  • WILDLIFE WATCHING
  • PRIVATE CABINS
  • WALKING ASHORE
  • FULL BOARD
TRAVEL PLANNING

Embarkation: Friday 17.05.24 at 10 am in Oban Disembarkation: Monday 20.05.24 at 3 pm in Oban.

 On Friday 17 May at 10.00 you will embark in Oban. Steady is waiting for you at the North Pier Pontoons. After coffee or tea there will be an explanation of the goings-on on board and a safety briefing. After lunch we set sail and raise the sails.

Never sailed before? No problem, we are ready to show you how to hoist the sails and even take the helm! We don’t sail according to a fixed schedule, we let the wind determine that. But what are the possibilities? We can head towards Loch Linnhe where we can explore Lismore or to the colourful harbour town of Tobermory on Mull. Wherever we go, each morning you will wake up in a new place and we will sail as much as possible these days. There will also be plenty of opportunity to explore the islands we call at on foot. On Monday, we’ll sail back to Oban where we’ll say goodbye around 3pm.

YOUR SAILING AREA

OBAN, SCOTLAND

Begin your taster sailing experience in the port town of Oban on the West coast of Scotland. After getting acquainted with fellow guests and the boat, we’ll give an introduction and safety briefing over tea and cake. After lunch, we’ll set the sails together for the first time!

This voyage is perfect for beginners and if you have no sailing experience, it’s no problem! We have been sailing with Steady since the 90’s and have sailed in Scotland for many years. We will show you the ropes, hoist the sails with you and you can even take the helm and steer the boat. 

Our itinerary will be dictated by the wind and weather, ensuring the best experience for guests and enabling us to chose the best sheltered sailing spots. We might sail towards Loch Linnhe where we can explore Lismore or to the colourful harbour town of Tobermory on the island of Mull. The island of Mull has many smaller islands of its West coast with beautiful anchorages and wonderful wildlife watching opportunities. 

CATERING ON BOARD

All meals on board are included in the price, including accompanying drinks (tea, coffee, milk, orange juice, etc.) A glass of wine will be served with dinner. No alcohol is served during sailing for safety reasons. Other drinks are not included and will be charged at the end of the trip.

Our meals are healthy and varied but above all tasty! We can also accommodate dietary requirements such as gluten-free – lactose-free – veg – low-carb.

PRICE

€ 850,- p.p. based on shared cabin

We charge 50% supplement for single use of a double cabin

WHAT’S INCLUDED
  • Crew: captain, mate/cook
  • All meals are included in the price (Breakfast, lunch, dinner and hot drinks) 
  • All bedding (pillow, sheets & duvet) and wash towel
  • Marina and fuel fees
  • All tender trips to and fro the boat
  • Lifejacket
  • Musto sailing waterproofs whilst on the boat
  • Use of eco-friendly shower gel + hair shampoo
    WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
    • Alcohol and soft drinks
    • Any flights
    • Transit hotels
    • Travel to and from the boat on the day of joining/leaving
    • Travel and/or cancellation insurance
    • Personal expenses

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      GUARANTEE SCHEME

      This offer is covered under the guarantee of STO Garant. You can find the terms and conditions of this guarantee at STO garant’s website. https://sto-garant.nl/en/downloads

       

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