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Bridges & Islands Sailing Experience Full Day

From £135.00
 

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Why We Love It

  • Chance to skipper the Catamaran
  • Spectacular way to see scenery
  • Luxury catamaran
 

Recommended For

  • Groups
  • Family & Friends
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What's Included

Enjoy a spectacular day out on the water with this Firth of Forth, Bridges & Islands Sailing Experience Full Day in and around Scotland’s picturesque East Coast. Combining luxury travel with historic sights of Scotland.

Meet your RYA Yachtmaster who’ll introduce you to the catamaran and relax and enjoy tea or coffee before setting sail. As you leave the harbour, you’ll pass under the world-famous Forth Rail Bridge. Built in the 1890s, the bridge is considered one of the engineering wonders of the world. Keep an eye out for the local seals and magnificent views of the Edinburgh skyline as you cruise around Inchgarvie Island, before making your way back to Port Edgar Marina, with a detour under the new Queensferry Crossing. Sit back and relax or if you would like a more “hands-on” experience, the skipper will let you take the helm and learn the “ropes” as you sail down the Forth.

An exceptional day out for anyone looking for something different, you can enjoy unparalleled views of the Edinburgh skyline from the water, as well as the novelty of sailing on the only catamaran on the East Coast of Scotland. Runs monthly on either Fridays or weekends: Minimum Sea distance 30 nautical miles.

  • Full day – 8 hours sailing
  • Safety briefing and refreshments
  • Opportunity to take the helm and learn the “ropes”
  • Sail under the famous & historic Forth road & rail bridges
  • Sail in and around the inner islands on the forth
  • Anchor at Inchkeith Island or  harbour of choice for lunch
  • Explore Fife’s coastline, Edinburgh from a different perspective
  • Return to Port Edgar

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Meet your RYA Yachtmaster who’ll introduce you to the vessel. Sit down for a cup of tea or coffee before departing the harbour and hitting the water.

As you sail out, you’ll pass under the world-famous Forth Rail Bridge. Built in the 1890s, the bridge is considered one of the preeminent engineering feats of the Victorian era. Keep an eye out for the local seals and unparalleled views of the Edinburgh skyline as you cruise around Inchgarvie Island before making your way back to Port Edgar Marina. Sit back and relax or get a little more hands-on, the skipper will let you take the helm as you sail down the Forth.

A memorable experience for sailing fans looking to try something different or for anyone who fancies a taste of life on-board an amazing catamaran. Very popular with couples for a romantic evening cruise.

Edinburgh Boat Charters provides a bespoke experience tailored to suit you.  Their  luxury catamaran “Edinburgh Castle” means enjoying an experience unique to the area. Take advantage of the Forth’s splendid natural surroundings and local areas of interest, including landmarks of national importance such as the Forth Rail and Road bridges, historical sights, the Forth islands and stunning coast lines, to make your sail special.

Your safety is paramount and nothing has been overlooked, down to the provision of professional waterproof clothing, to ensure the experience is a delight.

Small Print

  • Trips run monthly Fridays & weekends
  • April to September.
  • Voucher valid for 1 year from date of purchase.
  • Not suitable for children under 5.
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users.

Location

Address:  Port Edgar Marina Shore Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh, EH30 9SQ

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