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Crossing from Norway to Scotland (365 miles)

16 September 2024 18:30
25 September 2024 10:30
Sailing area
North Sea
Port of departure
Stavanger (NO)
Port of arrival
Edinburgh (UK)

Depending on the weather, we will sail from Stavanger to a Norwegian island off the coast on the first day. That way, everyone can get used to the yacht and the sea, and there is also time to experience a bit of Norway. After that, we have a distance of about 280 miles to go to Scotland. Under good weather conditions, about two and a half days non-stop, but it can be longer or shorter.

We sail on a 3-watch system, 3 hours on and 6 hours off. That way, you still get enough rest and are alert when your watch starts. Especially when it is colder (at night), this makes it easy to keep watch.

Special on the crossings are the beautiful sunrises and moonrises/sets. With a bit of luck, we will see whales as well as dolphins and the most beautiful starry skies or a luminous sea (sea sparkle). A special combination of making miles, night sailing, more sail handling and a lot of steering. These sea sailing trips are well-planned, so there are also opportunities to avoid really bad weather or to visit a few nice ports along the way for variety and to recover.

The destination will be determined by the weather, but the plan is to sail to Stonehaven and then spend a day in port to recover (there is a cosy pub) and see some of the country, including a nice walk to the ruins of Dunnottar castle.

This is followed by a leg along the Scottish coast to Edinburgh, also a night’s sail through. From the marina, we can easily take the train to Edinburgh’s old town. If there is still time left, we could climb ‘Arthur’s Seat’ with great views over the city and the ‘Firth of Forth’ , then finish the sailing trip in a cosy restaurant.

Daily distances vary between 15 and 280 miles, depending on weather and tide.

Category A: Crossings, sea sailing, mile-makers where sailing also continues at night.


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Frequently asked questions

If you are travelling alone and have not booked a private cabin, you will be accommodated in a shared cabin. Shared cabins are normally occupied separately by gender Only on the Belle Amie and Seatrips yachts there are sometimes mixed cabins.

Yes, this is possible. However, there is only one menu per day on the programme. Therefore, please let us know during your booking if you have any special dietary requirements.

In principle, all our trips are suitable for both experienced and novice sailors. The professional crew on board will teach you everything you need to know. In some cases (e.g. on Atlantic crossings) initial sailing experience may be an advantage/requirement. In this case, this will be clearly indicated in the cruise description.


Double cabin young people up to 29 years old
Adult€ 1.538 p.p.
Double cabin (from 30 years)
Adult€ 1.709 p.p.
Single cabin
Adult€ 2.735 p.p.
Board cash
Adult€ 150 p.p. (£ 125 )

Included in price

Accommodation on board in double cabins
Personnel costs for skipper and sailor
Bed linen & towels

Not included in price

Board cash (for food & drink on board, fuel, water, shore power, harbour fees, tourist tax)
Food & drinks ashore
Travel to/from the port of departure
Travel/cancellation insurance

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