Sailing Programme 2016

Westbound Adventures runs courses from different locations in the Inner and Outer Hebrides throughout the year, offering you the opportunity to experience sailing in some of the most interesting, scenic and challenging waters round these islands.

January – March

 From November 2015 to March 2016  5 day RYA courses  will run on any given week if there is a minimum of 2 persons interested.

website email link to register your interest.


£450 

Heavy Weather Sailing Courses

These will run on Winter weekends out of Oban if winds of F7 or more are forecast. Please download and/or print this file for more details: pdficon hws

 

£200 

 
Bishops bay, BallachulishRYA Courses from Ballachulish in April and May 2016

The following RYA Courses begin and end at Ballachulish (north of Oban) from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon. The cost is fully inclusive of all food, fuel, gas, berthing fees etc. 
Sail these beautiful uncrowded waters for LESS than the cost on the crowded south coast. Check out the cost of return flight to Glasgow airport. The course begins on the arrival of the  bus departing Glasgow Buchanan Street 1800 arriving North Ballachulish 2038. The course ends on Friday afternoon in time to catch the bus departing North Ballachulish 1422 arriving Glasgow Buchanan Street 1707 with bus link to Glasgow airport.

     
     
     
     
     
     
22-28 May  6 day course or cruise from Ballachulish to Stornoway    2 places left  £580
29 May – 4 June 6 day course or cruise from Stornoway to Barra
(via West of the Outer Hebrides if weather permits)
 cancelled  £580

In June, July and August we offer 5 day skippered charters starting and finishing on Barra:  

Westbound Adventures 2016 Summer Cruises from Barra

  • Log up your sea miles and get as much or as little tuition as you want. Beginners welcome.
  • Visit beautiful uninhabited islands with the possibility of remote St.Kilda if weather permits.
  • Meet Sunday evening when the ferry from Oban arrives.
  • Finish Friday afternoon and get the Saturday morning ferry back to Oban.
  • Alternatively get the one hour flight from Glasgow landing on Barra airport beach.
  • Summer charters are restricted to max 4 persons and will run with a minimum of 2 persons booked.
  • Cost is £520 per person with 10% discount when a group of 3 or 4 book at same time.
June 12 ONE place left             £520 
June 19 now taking bookings £520
     
July 10 3 places left £520
July 17 3 places left £520
     
July 31 4 places left £520 
Aug 7 2 places left £520 
Aug 14 ONE place left £520 
Aug 21 Fully Booked £520 
       
       


RYA Courses from Ballachulish in September and October 2016

The following RYA Courses begin and end at Ballachulish (north of Oban) from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon. The cost is fully inclusive of all food, fuel, gas, berthing fees etc. 
Sail these beautiful uncrowded waters for LESS than the cost on the crowded south coast. Check out the cost of return flight to Glasgow airport. The course begins on the arrival of the  bus departing Glasgow Buchanan Street 1800 arriving North Ballachulish 2040. The course ends on Friday afternoon in time to catch the bus departing North Ballachulish 1422 arriving Glasgow Airport 1643 and Glasgow Buchanan Street 1705.

11 Sept  3 places left  £490 
18 Sept now taking bookings  £490
25 Sept now taking bookings  £490
 1 Oct now taking bookings  £490