Papa Stour Day Sail

Dates & Availability

Embarkation Location
West Burrafirth, Shetland
Disembarkation Location
Walls, Shetland
Start Date
Days Sailing
Days in Port
Weather conditions allowing, a trip ashore may be possible.
Est. Nautical Miles

*Please contact us if you would like further details when our 2022 dates are available.*

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
  • Sailing instruction
  • 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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Please ensure you wear sensible footwear, with good grips, and warm clothing, and don't forget your binoculars and camera to catch all the wildlife on offer.


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