Explore Scotland

Scotland is a great place to explore new places to sail. All around our coast you’ll find many sheltered bays, moorings, marinas and step ashore pontoons. All of this in breath-taking scenery. Whatever your experience, budget or ability there are hundreds of businesses ready to help you get out on the water and really appreciate what sailing in Scotland has to offer.

If you have your own boat there are numerous harbours, pontoons and moorings available as well as many famous marinas with top rated facilities. You can easily travel our coastline with the comfort of knowing there is always somewhere to berth or a secluded anchorage.

Some say that you could spend a lifetime cruising in Scotland and still not even scratch the surface. Scotland is a maritime nation and whether you choose to explore; The East Coast, Orkney & Shetland, Skye & Northwest, Argyll and the Island or the wonderful Clyde you will just keep coming back for more. Stunning islands, isolated anchorages and friendly harbours and island moorings, its all here and that’s before you start to explore our canals.

This section gives you flavour of what sailing in Scotland offers. Its here, waiting for you to sail or cruise back to your favourite anchorage or explore new destinations and challenges.

Logo image with link text to Lochaline Harbour
Logo image with link text to National Trust for Scotland
Logo image with link text to Angus Council
Logo image with link text to Inverness Marina
Logo image with text link to Stornoway Harbour