Adventure sailing holidays - Uk & europe. Yacht in Caledonian canal

Adventure sailing in the UK & Europe

This part of the world provides some of the most exciting and spectacular sailing there is. The beautiful west coast of Scotland may just be one of the most beautiful sailing grounds in the world. You also have the chance to sail across the awe-inspiring Bay of Biscay, visit beautiful Atlantic islands such as Madeira and the Azores, or explore Morocco and the Canary Islands.

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WE CAN HELP WITH FLIGHTS TO AND FROM YOUR SAILING EXPEDITION

We will often find long haul flights cheaper than you can find online

2019 JAN TO MARCH

COASTAL SAILING & EXPLORING

Great sailing, mixed in with plenty of time to head ashore and explore every day. For the most part, we sail close to the coast. Perfect for everyone, these are also ideal entry level sailing adventures for those new to sailing.

Adventure sailing holiday Morocco Ocean sailing holiday from the Canaries to Madeira

OCEAN & OFFSHORE SAILING

Get ready to head often hundreds of miles offshore, as we sail from country to another. You will be at sea for 4-5 days and nights at a time. You will experience the magic of the open ocean. The majority of these can be used as RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passages if signed on as watch leader.

Sailing holiday with an ocean sailing course. Madeira to the Azores

Set sail across the Atlantic Ocean for the sailing adventure of a lifetime. Sail from the USA to Bermuda, the Azores and on to the south coast of England.

 

Offshore and ocean sailing

Mar 29 (L1) or Apr 27 (L2) to May 12 2019

legs from £2098

PASSAGE MAKING MASTERCLASSES

Two weeks of intensive training with leading expedition skippers on these sought after masterclasses. You will learn to skipper proper passages, cross challenging shipping lanes, enter foreign ports safely and master tides and more complex weather issues. All crew must have at least RYA Day Skipper or equivalent.

Make huge gains as a sailor and skipper when you spend two weeks receiving expert tuition and real world training on these intensive training courses

 

Masterclass

Mar 20 - Apr 03 2019

£1879

2019 APRIL - JUNE

COASTAL SAILING & EXPLORING

Great sailing, mixed in with plenty of time to head ashore and explore every day. For the most part, we sail close to the coast. Perfect for everyone, these are also ideal entry level sailing adventures for those new to sailing.

Sailing the scottish whisky trail sailing holiday england to germany Sailing holidays in the Baltic - image of German coastline

OCEAN & OFFSHORE SAILING

Get ready to head often hundreds of miles offshore, as we sail from country to another. You will be at sea for 4-5 days and nights at a time. You will experience the magic of the open ocean. The majority of these can be used as RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passages if signed on as watch leader.

ocean sailing scotland to iceland

PASSAGE MAKING MASTERCLASSES

Two weeks of intensive training with leading expedition skippers on these sought after masterclasses. You will learn to skipper proper passages, cross challenging shipping lanes, enter foreign ports safely and master tides and more complex weather issues. All crew must have at least RYA Day Skipper or equivalent.

Make huge gains as a sailor and skipper when you spend two weeks receiving expert tuition and real world training on these intensive training courses

 

Masterclass

April 10 -23 2019

April 28 - May 12 2019

June 14 - 28 2019

£1,980

2019 JULY TO SEPT

COASTAL SAILING & EXPLORING

Great sailing, mixed in with plenty of time to head ashore and explore every day. For the most part, we sail close to the coast. Perfect for everyone, these are also ideal entry level sailing adventures for those new to sailing.

Set sail from the western shores of Russia and explore the breath taking islands of the Finnish Archipelago en route to Stockholm and Sweden

 

Coastal sailing

July 09-24 2019

£2,140

OCEAN & OFFSHORE SAILING

Get ready to head often hundreds of miles offshore, as we sail from country to another. You will be at sea for 4-5 days and nights at a time. You will experience the magic of the open ocean. The majority of these can be used as RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passages if signed on as watch leader.

Awe inspiring ocean sailing and coastal exploration between Iceland, the Faroe islands and the west coast of Scotland

 

Ocean sailing

August 18 - September 01 2019

£2,275

Truly spectacular ocean sailing as we cross the Norwegian sea between these two stunning coastlines. Wildlife, coastal exploration and more

 

Offshore & ocean sailing

July 31 - August 14 2019

£2,480

2019 OCT TO DEC

COASTAL SAILING & EXPLORING

Great sailing, mixed in with plenty of time to head ashore and explore every day. For the most part, we sail close to the coast. Perfect for everyone, these are also ideal entry level sailing adventures for those new to sailing.

Sailing the scottish whisky trail

Two weeks of sailing in the almost magical beauty of the western islands in Scotland. Add in world famous whisky distilleries for a truly special sailing holiday

 

Coastal sailing

October 02-13 2019

£1,820

OCEAN & OFFSHORE SAILING

Get ready to head often hundreds of miles offshore, as we sail from country to another. You will be at sea for 4-5 days and nights at a time. You will experience the magic of the open ocean. The majority of these can be used as RYA Yachtmaster Ocean qualifying passages if signed on as watch leader.

ocean sailing from Spain to the Canaries via Madeira Ocean sailing holiday from Madeira to the Azores
Crew positions on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC)

PASSAGE MAKING MASTERCLASSES

Two weeks of intensive training with leading expedition skippers on these sought after masterclasses. You will learn to skipper proper passages, cross challenging shipping lanes, enter foreign ports safely and master tides and more complex weather issues. All crew must have at least RYA Day Skipper or equivalent.

Make huge gains as a sailor and skipper when you spend two weeks receiving expert tuition and real world training on these intensive training courses

 

Masterclass

October 05 - 19 2019

October 12 - 26 2019

£1,996

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Adventure sailing holidays - Uk & europe. Yacht in Caledonian canal

2019 JAN TO MARCH
Plane icon
Adventure sailing holiday Morocco Ocean sailing holiday from the Canaries to Madeira
Sailing holiday with an ocean sailing course. Madeira to the Azores
2019 APRIL - JUNE
Sailing the scottish whisky trail sailing holiday england to germany
Sailing holidays in the Baltic - image of German coastline
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
2019 OCT TO DEC
Sailing the scottish whisky trail
Ocean sailing holiday from Madeira to the Azores
ocean sailing from Spain to the Canaries via Madeira
Crew positions on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC)
World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo City AM newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo
Adventure sailing holidays - Uk & europe. Yacht in Caledonian canal

2019 JAN TO MARCH
Adventure sailing holiday Morocco Ocean sailing holiday from the Canaries to Madeira
Sailing holiday with an ocean sailing course. Madeira to the Azores
2019 APRIL - JUNE
Sailing the scottish whisky trail sailing holiday england to germany
Sailing holidays in the Baltic - image of German coastline
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
2019 OCT TO DEC
Sailing the scottish whisky trail
ocean sailing from Spain to the Canaries via Madeira
Ocean sailing holiday from Madeira to the Azores
Crew positions on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC)
World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo City AM newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo
Adventure sailing holidays - Uk & europe. Yacht in Caledonian canal

2019 JAN TO MARCH
Adventure sailing holiday Morocco Ocean sailing holiday from the Canaries to Madeira
Sailing holiday with an ocean sailing course. Madeira to the Azores
2019 APRIL - JUNE
Sailing the scottish whisky trail sailing holiday england to germany
Sailing holidays in the Baltic - image of German coastline
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
2019 OCT TO DEC
Sailing the scottish whisky trail
ocean sailing from Spain to the Canaries via Madeira
Ocean sailing holiday from Madeira to the Azores
Crew positions on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC)
World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo
Adventure sailing holidays - Uk & europe. Yacht in Caledonian canal

2019 JAN TO MARCH
Adventure sailing holiday Morocco Ocean sailing holiday from the Canaries to Madeira
Sailing holiday with an ocean sailing course. Madeira to the Azores
2019 APRIL - JUNE
Sailing the scottish whisky trail sailing holiday england to germany
Sailing holidays in the Baltic - image of German coastline
ocean sailing scotland to iceland
2019 JULY TO SEPT
2019 OCT TO DEC
Sailing the scottish whisky trail
ocean sailing from Spain to the Canaries via Madeira
Ocean sailing holiday from Madeira to the Azores
Crew positions on the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC)
World ARC 2020
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo