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Shetland's East Side Nooks and Crannies

Dates & Availability

Embarkation Location
Lerwick, Shetland
Disembarkation Location
Lerwick, Shetland
Days Sailing
1
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*Please contact us if you would like further details when our 2021 dates are available.*

Join us for an exploration of the beautiful nooks and crannies on Shetland’s east side on a sailing day trip from Shetland’s capital, Lerwick.

Boarding the Swan at 9.30am, your day will begin with a comprehensive safety briefing including how to work the lines on deck and set the sails. We will then put this into practice, enjoying getting hands-on with the sailing as you head out on a discovery of beautiful bays and quiet coastlines not often seen from the sea.

With a range of picturesque ‘nooks and crannies’ to choose from, our exact itinerary will be decided on the day, to make the best use of the weather, wind, and our incredible wildlife and scenery.

You will be well entertained during your trip by taking an active role in sailing the Swan, including hauling on ropes, taking a turn on the helm, and keeping a lookout, as well as spotting all the wildlife on offer.

We will anchor in a sheltered spot to enjoy a well earned lunch of soup and sandwiches. If weather and time allows us to launch the dinghy, we may also go ashore in some locations.

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.

To note your interest please e-mail us on info@swantrust.com.

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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