Edinburgh to Arbroath

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This extended day cruise takes you under the iconic Forth Bridges and passes all of the inner Islands before routing out towards the Isle of May and the North Sea in search of the famous Bell Rock Lighthouse. The course is then set for Arbroath harbour where we berth and you can step ashore for some well-deserved food & drink or simply transport home, although you may want to stay on board for the next day’s adventure.

All guests are encouraged to learn the “ropes” and take the helm

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

This cruise can be booked in either direction with transport back or as part of a multi-day trip.


This trip will take between 8 and 10 hours
Minimum Sea distance 55 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 Fife’s coastline and see Edinburgh from a different perspective
  • Leave Fife’s beautiful East Neuk coastline behind and route past the Isle of May towards the open sea
  • Enjoy Some proper Blue Water Cruising, there is nothing to the East but the horizon
  • Keep an eye out for the Famous Bell Rock lighthouse which we will pass
  • Pass within 100M of the Bell Rock before routing towards Arbroath
  • Arrive at Arbroath’s beautiful harbour in time for dinner at a local restaurant

Quick Facts

Distance: 55 Nautical Miles
Time: 8-10 hours
Route: Port Edgar – Arbroath
Wildlife: Seals, Porpoises, Puffins, Gannets
Experience: A sense of adventure
Code Name: Smokie
  • island with lighthouse seen from river
  • man pointing at seals on buoy
  • dolphins in river next to yacht
  • harbour with colourful houses
  • front view of catamaran
  • lighthouse on river seen from distance
  • catamaran sailing on river
  • fishing boats and birds in sea
  • puffins in water
  • view of sails up on catamaran

Taking you beyond the horizon!

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