Papa Stour Day Sail

Dates & Availability

Embarkation Location
West Burrafirth, Shetland
Disembarkation Location
Walls, Shetland
Limited Spaces
Start Date
Saturday, 11 May 2019
End Date
Saturday, 11 May 2019
Days Sailing
Days in Port
Weather conditions allowing, a trip ashore may be possible.
Est. Nautical Miles

A day's sail to Papa Stour: famous for its sea stacks, spectacular cliffs, tranquil bays and extraordinary sea caves (the longest in Britain).

Join the Swan at the pier at West Burrafirth and, after your safety briefing, sail direct to Papa Stour for a bit of exploring ashore.

Later on take a look at the fantastic rock formations all around the island from the comfort of the Swan, then make your way down the beautiful coastline towards Walls where you will disembark. Lunch will be served during your day, and there will always be a cuppa not too far away.

You will take an active part in sailing the Swan, including hauling on ropes, taking a turn on the helm, and keeping a lookout.

Included in voyage

  • Lunch, tea, coffee and biscuits.
  • Life jacket and safety line.
  • There are basic waterproofs onboard, however you may feel more comfortable in your own wet weather gear.


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