ARGYLL YACHT CHARTERS
Scotland Yacht Charter and Sailing Holidays
Events, offers and news
Throughout the season the West Coast of Scotland hosts a number of Regattas and sailing events. For further information, check back here for regular updates and special offers, or contact us direct on
For all bookings of two week or more during the 2013 season we are currently offering a 10% discount.
All bookings of a week or more made less than two weeks before departure also receive a 10% discount.
Bookings are beginning to come in thick and fast, with some weeks in June and July almost fully booked. Please contact us to confirm availability and/or alternatives before making too many plans!
CHANGE OF LOCATION
As our 2011 and 2012 customers will be aware, we moved the location of our charter base from Bellanoch up to Ardfern Yacht Centre at the start of the 2011 season. This has proven to be a great success, both for our own operations and also for our guests. To find further information about the Yacht Centre visit www.ardfernyacht.co.uk where you will also find some useful links and supporting information.
After the arrival of the brand new Arcona 400 'Sea Fever'' in 2010, as well as the further addition of the 3-cabin Feeling 36 'Tigger Too' to the fleet in early 2011, our fleet continued to evolve with the addition of a Jeanneau 32 'Pepe' in late 2011. She is a very lightly used boat and proved to be polpular in 2012, chartering from Friday to Friday.
Another new addition for 2012 was our brand new 4-cabin Elan 444 'Frances'. Frances was delivered to Scotland in late March, following which we completed her fit out and coded her to MCA requirements. She also proved to be a very popular addition, and already has bookings for most of June and all of July for 2013!
In recognition of the fact that not all our customers want modern, lightweight boats we are adding a Moody Eclipse 33 deck saloon to the fleet for 2013. 'Ross Voyager' has a Tardis-like interior and, with both interior and exterior steering positions, is an ideal boat for smaller groups who wish to sail our waters irrespective of weather conditions. Watch the site for further details as they become available - she will charter for the same rate as Pepe.
Another significant addition for 2013 is a 2010 model Jeanneau 44i Sun Odyssey which we are currently in the process of purchasing. The boat has a 4-cabin layout and is already proving a popular option with our Continental customers.
With the majority of the winter's shows behind us Tony has been at Southampton, Paris, London and Dusseldorf. The only remaining show is Stockholm, where both Tony and Carol will be on the Scottish Development International stand between Sunday 3rd and Wednesday 6th March.
ONE WAY CHARTER
We are often asked if we can arrange a one-way charter on one of our larger boats for thos wishing to venture further afield. At present we have one group wanting a one-way charter to Faeroe and/or Iceland, and we are thus looking for another group who would like to repeat the journey in the opposite direction. Please contact us for further details.
Local boatman Mike Murray is again with us this year as resident skipper for those seeking a guiding hand during their charter. With a vast knowledge of local wildlife and history, and over 25 years experience of working at sea on the west coast, Mike is available on a daily or weekly basis as required. Contact us for further details.
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