Suggested Skippered Itinerary
Possible Itinerary for a one week skippered Charter on the Caledonian Canal in Scotland. All suggestions are of course dependent on weather and conditions.
For "bareboat" charterers, this itinerary will give you a good idea of some of the area and a basis for searching on googleMaps. We can tailor suggestions to reflect time of year, conditions and your level of experience for example.
Daily luncheon is served on board.
Day 1 : Saturday - Your party is collected at Inverness Airport; arrive Seaport Marina about 20 minutes later.
On-board: selection of cabins; safety, technical and equipment briefing; suggested dining CLACHNAHARRY INN, a beautiful evening stroll along the Canal.
Day 2 : Sunday - Depart Seaport for MORAY FIRTH to sail with DOLPHINS; lunch on board; re-enter Canal, proceed to Dochgarroch. Suggested dining at OAKWOOD RESTAURANT.
Day 3 : Monday - Sail down LOCH NESS to Drumnadrochit Harbour; car waiting for visit to Loch Ness Monster Exhibition; suggested dining FIDDLERS, Drumnadrochit.
Day 4 : Tuesday - sail to FORT AUGUSTUS -- good choice of gift shopping and dining.
Day 5 : Wednesday - Sail along Caledonian Canal to spectacular Loch Oich; berth, play tennis and dine at GLENGARRY CASTLE HOTEL. Very short walk back to pier.
Day 6 : Thursday - Sail to Fort Augustus, gentle walks along forestry tracks to view red squirrels and deer, pine martens and eagles; restaurant dining on Canal bank if desired!
Day 7 : Friday - Exhilarating sail up LOCH NESS berthing again at Seaport Marina, suggested dining at Roux’s 5* ROCPOOL RESERVE restaurant
Final Morning : debrief and transfer to Airport.
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