Sailing Programme 2017

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 – February – March – April 2017

 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.

These courses will usually run from Sunday evening to Friday afternoon but other 5 day permutations are possible.  Cost is £490.

2  April 2017          starting and finishing Ballachulish.    2 places left.

 

Heavy Weather Sailing Courses

These will run on Winter weekends out of Oban or Ballachulish 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 May 2017

Cost £490

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.

14 May  – Cost £490.  2 PLACES LEFT.

28 May – 7 day mile building course from Ballachulish to Stornoway featuring Skye and the north west mainland coast of Scotland. Finish Stornoway afternoon of 4 June.  Cost £650.  2 PLACES LEFT.

5 June – 7 day mile building course from Stornoway to Barra with possible visit to St.Kilda if weather permits.  Finish Barra afternoon of 12 June. Cost £650.   Fully booked.

 

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

Westbound Adventures 2017 Summer Cruises/Courses 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 providing payment is made in one transaction.
               
June 25 Fully booked £520
     
July 9 Fully booked  £520
July 16 Fully booked £520
 July 23 Fully booked £520 
 July 30 Fully booked  £520 
Aug 6 Fully booked £520 
Aug 13 Fully booked £520 
Aug 20 Fully booked £520 

 


RYA Courses from Ballachulish in September and October 2017

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.

 13 Sept

 Fully Booked

Course is running Wed morning to Sunday afternoon

 £490
     
1 October   2 places left £490
 15 October   4 places  £490