Welcome to West Highland Cruising and Sailing located on the Caledonian Canal. Boat rental with West Highland Cruising and Sailing is a great way to explore everything there is to enjoy on the Caledonian Canal, located in Spean Bridge. On this page you will find information about the boats available for hire at West Highland Cruising and Sailing as well as photo galleries, reviews and secure online booking facilities.
Situated at a midway point on the Caledonian Canal between Loch Lochy and Loch Oich this base is ideally placed to offer a choice of cruising directions. Cruise from Laggan to Loch Oich, then on through a staircase of 5 locks in the pretty village of Fort Augustus and on to Drumnadrochit where you can moor below the unmistakable Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness. Alternatively, cruise down Loch Lochy to Gairlochy, under the shadow of Ben Nevis, and on through the Caledonian Canal to Neptunes Staircase – the longest staircase lock in the UK, comprising of eight locks.
West Highland Cruising and Sailing offers the following facilities on board to help make your holiday on the Caledonian Canal as relaxing as possible:
240v inverter Warm air heating Galley including cooker, fridge and kettle CD Radio Hairdryer Bed linen, duvets and one bath and hand towel per person Rowing dinghies available at extra charge by prior arrangement Extra persons Car parking
The following boats at West Highland Cruising and Sailing are available for hire. You can view details, photos, reviews and specifications below.
Compact, comfortable cruiser, ideal for couples or smaller families. 8.25m x 3.10m (27ft x 10ft 2in). Aft deck ideal for fishing. Sliding doors to rear deck with seating. Rear well access for easy boarding. Raised centre steering position for good visibility. 2 double or 1 double and 2 single.
The most popular yacht in the fleet, suitable for all levels of sailing experience. 8.53m x 3.05m (28ft x 10ft) Headroom 1.83m (6ft). Shower/WCEngine: Nanni diesel. Galley including double burner, grill, oven and fridge. Chart table opposite galley. Spacious cockpit and unobstructed deck areas. Recessed boarding platform incorporated into the transom. 240v system (from shore power). 2 double and 2 single or 1 double and 4 single.
Offering family value and comfort, with patio doors to the rear deck ideal for sunbathing or fishing. 11.28m x 3.66m (37ft x 12ft). 2 shower/WCs, 1 ensuite. Aft well ideal for fishing and sunbathing. Picture windows in saloon. Patio doors to large rear deck. 3 double or 2 double and 2 single.
The ideal cruising yacht for all classes of sailor. 9.30m x 3.20m (30ft 6in x 10ft 6in) Headroom 1.83m (6ft). Rig: Masthead Bermudan, roller reefing headsail, slab reefing mainsail. Fin keel.Engine: Yanmar diesel.This boat does not have a fridge but provides a coolbox and ice packs on request.Cold water only. Galley including double burner and grill. Fan heater from shore power. Mainsheet mounted on the cabin top leaves cockpit clear. Large cockpit and wide side decks. 1 double and 3 single.
* Prices may be subject to change. To confirm final price, proceed to full details & booking.