An exploration of the beautiful south west coast, the Isles of Scilly, east coast of Ireland and the west coast of Scotland on board a stunning and luxurious Oyster 62 sailing yacht.
Leaving from Plymouth, there isn’t far to go to find some stunning harbours – Dartmouth, Salcombe, Fowey and Falmouth are all options before heading out to the Isles of Scilly.
There will be time to explore ashore before heading up to the east coast of Ireland. If the weather is right, there’s a chance to visit the lovely Kinsale, then onwards to Dublin and Bangor.
Heading up through the wonderful islands on the west coast of Scotland, it’s time for some tranquility and soulful indulgence. Enjoy the lovely scenery, take some hikes in the mountains, relax on one of the many beautiful beaches and indulge in the wonderful seafood, and enjoy a dram or two.
Pushing on further north and over the top for some adventure sailing round notorious Cape Wrath and plan to visit the Orkney Islands where you can enjoy coastal hikes and ancient culture exploring the many historical sites.
You’ll head towards Inverness before a tranquil couple of days transiting through the Caledonian Canal to finish your trip in Oban back on the West Coast. The adventurous can tackle Ben Nevis, and the naturalists can look out for Nessie!
Why you'll love this adventure
- Active days and comfortable nights at the heart of this luxury adventure yacht
- A flexible itinerary and programme to take you to the best places at the time of sailing
- Great for solo travellers or private groups
26 June 2026
4 July 2022
This trip involves a mix of day sailing and some overnight passages. The timings for the stops will be very much weather dependent but we hope to visit Falmouth, Scilly Islands, Kinsale, Cork, Isle of Man, Oban, Isle of Skye and surrounding islands, the Orkney Islands, Inverness and back to Oban.
- All food and soft drinks on board.
- Boat running costs (marina fees, fuel)
- Safety equipment including lifejacket with personal AIS and harness line.
- Flights and transfers to and from the boat.
- Any meals taken ashore.
- Any tours taken ashore.
- Personal trip insurance.
- Foul weather gear.
There are two double cabins with private shower and heads. The aft VIP is available for a 20% surcharge. There are two twin cabins, one forward and one aft and there is another cabin in the forepeak which is very comfortable for one person but has the option for two . There is a day head midships for use by those in the twin cabins and the large saloon offers plenty of room for relaxing in comfort.
Food is taken very seriously and there is no problem with special requests. A typical day starts with a choice of healthy or cooked options – typically porridge, eggs, bacon, toast, cereals and fruit. The lunch menu features fresh salads, wraps and sandwiches or something warming if its cold. Evening meals are delicious and home cooked – using fresh local produce where possible – usually it is a hearty single course with the occasional feature dessert.
In between meals times you won’t go hungry, fruit and snacks are freely available, and if the conditions and the mood are right for some home baking there is hope for a morning pastry with your cofee or a cake with your afternoon tea.
Water and hot drinks are freely available at any time of day, as are fruit, biscuits and snacks. Alcohol is not included but can be purchased on board and consumed in moderation. Alternatively you may bring your own.
Who is this trip for?
No experience is necessary, it is more important to have a sense of adventure and a willingness to become part of the team. These trips speciaise in taking individuals, small groups and couples, the fun and friendly crew create a convivial atmosphere making everyone feel at home.
We love that the founders Dan and Em turned their adventure lifestyle dream into an opportunity for others to experience the joy of adventure sailing.
Their worldwide luxury adventure sailing holidays for groups and individuals has included 3 circumnavigations, and destinations as remote as Antarctica and the South Pacific atolls. Currently cruising closer to home the 21/22 program includes Scotland cruising, Biscay and Atlantic crossings and Caribbean active holidays.
The boat is an elegant, fast, responsive and comfortable luxury yacht - an Oyster 62.
Down below the cabins are beautifully appointed and a well thought out layout means she is suitable for a variety of groups and individuals. On deck is a large, safe and family friendly cockpit, a lounging deck and transom seats. There is always somewhere comfortable to be, either for socialising or some quiet reflection.
Crewed by highly experienced charter skippers Dan and Emily, they are relaxed, fun and friendly, making everyone feel comfortable and at ease.
The boat is impeccably maintained, while safety and making guests feel secure is paramount.
Sail Plymouth to Oban via the Caledonian Canal
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