Edinburgh to Anstruther

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This full day cruise takes you under the iconic Forth bridges and passes all of the inner islands before routing out towards the famous Bass Rock or the Isle of May and the Open Sea. We then set sail for Anstruther Marina where you can get transport home, although you may want to stay on board for the next day’s adventure.

Please refer to our Ultimate Day Sail Guide for further information on the sights you will see and the history behind them.

Ideal for private individuals, couples or groups looking for a bit of an adventure or for corporate group bonding or for those looking to get some miles on a large sailing boat in some interesting and challenging waters.

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This trip will take 8 hours and runs monthly at weekends.
Minimum Sea distance 40 nautical miles

  • Comprehensive safety briefing and coffee
  • Depart the marina and sail under the famous & historic Forth road and rail bridges
  • Sail past the inner islands of Inchgarvie, Inchcolm, Inchmickery and Inchkeith
  • Keep an eye out for Seals, Porpoises, Puffins, Gannets and a selection of Sea Birds that call the river home
  • Explore the beautiful coastline of Fife’s East Neuk and see Edinburgh from a different perspective
  • Route past the Isle of May or the Bass Rock before routing North to Anstruther
  • Enjoy Some proper Blue Water Cruising, there is nothing to the East but the horizon
  • Arrive at Anstruther Marina for some well-deserved fish & chips

Quick Facts

Distance: 40 Nautical Miles
Time: 8 hours
Route: Port Edgar – Anstruther
Wildlife: Seals, Porpoises, Puffins, Gannets
Experience: A sense of adventure
Code Name: Fishsupper
  • catamaran coming in to harbour to tie up
  • fishing boats and birds in sea
  • catamaran with volcanic island in distance
  • puffins in water
  • volcanic island with lighthouse on it
  • puffin flying above river

Taking you beyond the horizon!

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