discover western scotland & the hebrides by sail

A majestic adventure amidst remote islands
Sailing in Scotland and the Hebrides
Departure Marina Oban (United Kingdom)
Full board
7 days, 6 nights
You will love:
  • • Discovering islands with traces of Gaelic influence
  • • Sailing on an authentic boat
  • • Exploring Mull and contemplating wildlife
Price available on request
Scotland is a country with a fascinating history and culture. During your trip you will discover its castles, preserved nature and wildlife. Our week-long cruise from Oban takes you from the west coast to the sublime Hebrides archipelago. These islands, where much of Scottish Gaelic literature and music has historically originated, offer unique landscapes - towering cliffs, large loches, secret coves, hidden caves. You will sail on a clipper, a charming boat with vintage look.

Your Boat

Welcome aboard the Blue Clipper, a splendid 3-masted yacht. Thanks to its steel hull, it offers comfort and versatility at sea. Its 10 sails and elegant vintage style will transport you to the clippers of the past. Inside, you will discover a wooden saloon, decorated with great elegance. Its large benches are perfect to have your meals and relax at the end of the day. If you wish, the crew can initiate you to the manoeuvres. Don't hesitate to ask them.
Boat Model:Blue Clipper
Number of Cabins:7
Maximum Capacity:16
Crew Members:8
Comfort onboard:

Fully equipped kitchen
Living/dining room
Fishing equipment
The owner reserves the right to replace with a different boat model of the same quality and performance

Your Cabin

The boat has 6 double cabins with bunk beds and one family cabin (for 4 people) and can accommodate up to 16 passengers.
All cabins have air-conditioning, heating, a porthole, electrical sockets* and a private bathroom with shower and WC.


Discover the most beautiful ports of call on the west coast of Scotland and the Hebrides archipelago. Wildlife viewing will be a fabulous experience you won't forget.
DAY 1: Oban
The captain and his crew will meet you at Oban marina at 2 p.m. to embark. Oban, whose name means "Little Bay" in Gaelic, is a small town on the west coast of Scotland. Make yourself comfortable in your cabin before touring the ship and meeting your fellow passengers. You will then head to the Hebrides.

DAYS 2 to 6: Sailing
You will find some examples of stops you may make during your trip below. These examples are based on the past cruises. Indeed, the stops will depend on the weather and opportunities. Therefore, none of the stops below can be guaranteed.

The Hebrides archipelago includes around hundred islands and islets off the west coast of the Scottish mainland. They fall into two main groups: the Outer Hebrides (further out to sea) and the Inner Hebrides (closer to the coast), separated by the Minch Strait. Your cruise will allow you to discover several islands of the Inner Hebrides.

  • Mull is the second largest island in the Inner Hebrides. Its main town, colourful Tobermory, has a distillery that produces single malt Scotch whisky and the Mull Museum. The Isle of Mull is also renowned as a lookout for rare wildlife such as white-tailed eagles, golden eagles, whales, red deer and many others.
  • Tiree is known as the 'Hawaii of the North' since it enjoys a relatively high number of total hours of sunshine compared to the average for the UK. It is also popular with surfers due to its year-round waves from the Atlantic Ocean and North Sea. Its long white sandy beaches and turquoise waters make it feel like a paradise.
  • Coll is known for its sandy beaches overlooked by impressive dunes, Breacachadh Castle and an extensive Royal Society for the Protection of Birds reserve, which is home to the rare corncrake.
  • The Treshnish Isles is a small group of uninhabited islands on which nature reigns supreme. Enjoy the Lunga Island and its puffin colonies, or the mysterious island of Staffa, whose volcanic landscapes have inspired Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson.
  • Iona is a small island, sometimes called the "Santiago de Compostela" of the Scots, a true cradle of Christianity. You can visit its 13th century abbey and take advantage of its coastline to go for a walk, climb to the top of the island (only 100 metres above sea level) to admire the landscape.

DAY 7: Oban
You are scheduled to disembark after breakfast at 10 a.m.

Please note:
  • The islands mentioned above are given as an example. Stopovers may vary depending on weather conditions.
  • Other durations on different dates are available. Please contact us for more information.
Your stops:
Oban > Mull > Tiree > Coll > Treshnish > Iona > Oban
The itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to technical or weather conditions


Contact us to receive the availabilities and prices for this offer
Price includes• Accommodation in a double or twin cabin
• Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
• Beverages: water, tea and coffee
• Bedding
• Lectures on board
• Safety equipment
• Guaranted departure
Price does not include• Flights
• Transfers to and from the airport
• Beverages: soft drinks and alcohol
• Meals on land
• Optional activities and excursions
• Laundry service (extra charge)
• Optional insurance


In case of cancellation, you must notify your GlobeSailor advisor as soon as possible. The following cancellation fees will be due: up to 90 days prior to departure: 25% /// from 89 to 60 days: 50% /// from 59 to 30 days: 75% /// from 29 days to departure: 100% of your booking.
To confirm your booking, you need to inform your GlobeSailor advisor who will hold an option for you until your deposit is received. The booking will only be considered definite once your deposit is received (by bank transfer, Paypal or credit card), of between 30% and 50% of the total cost of the booking. A 100% deposit will be required for all bookings made within 45 days of departure. The balance must be paid at the latest 45 days before the date of boarding.
We recommend that you travel with a soft bag and not a rigid suitcase as it is easier to store in your cabin. The following list is not mandatory or exhaustive, but just what we thought you would need.
Hat and gloves
Clothing for wet/rainy weather (waterproof/windproof)
Clothing for all weather conditions (layering is crucial, prioritize clothing that dries quickly)
Waterproof boots or shoes
Comfortable walking shoes and trainers with good grip
Swimming costume
Toiletries (shower gel, shampoo, toothbrush, etc.)
Sunscreen (ideally with a high UV index)
Personal first aid kit (seasickness medication if necessary, aspirin, bandages, disinfectant, etc.)
Mosquito repellent against 'Midge' (the type of mosquito in Scotland)
Torch (ideally a headlamp)
Adapter for European plug
A notebook to keep a diary (if you wish)
During your cruise, your meals will be prepared by the crew (full board). There’s always water, tea and filter coffee at your disposal. Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are not included in the package. Check the terms and conditions of your quote carefully. Your adviser can, on request, send you the menus offered on board. They are often prepared with local products.
Please inform us as soon as possible if you are allergic to certain foods or if you follow a special diet.
Your transfers are not included in your cruise package; however, they can be arranged by your Globe Sailor advisor and the base manager. Payment for this service is usually made to GlobeSailor or directly on site in cash. Do not forget to inform your advisor of your arrival time.
Your flight tickets can be booked by the GlobeSailor team. All you need to do is specify this to your adviser when booking your cruise.
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Important: travellers with identity and travel documents that have been reported lost or stolen will have the document systematically withdrawn by the British authorities in charge of border control. It is imperative that you do not attempt to travel between France and the UK with a travel document that has been reported lost or stolen (and therefore invalidated).
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