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Adventure Sailing in Scotland on
The Lady of Avenel

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See our 2024 trips dates 

A 102ft Brigantine square rigger.

With 12 guest berths and epic cruising

grounds to offer, the Lady of Avenel provides an exciting platform for adventure sailing.

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From Scotland, Ireland, the coasts and waters off England…. We’re sailing, are you coming with us? We offer exploration trips that take you to the most breathtaking parts of the UK & Ireland.

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Lady of Avenel is run to integrate activities alongside sailing such as mountain walking, music, sea kayaking, paramotor flying, wild swimming, paddleboarding, wildlife watching and more.

2024 

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Open voyages coming up in 2024

Please see some of our open voyages & adventures for 2024. For our full 2024 season please visit 2024 Season and Booking

Sunday the 5th of May to Sat 11th 

Oban to Barra (Outer Hebrides)

Spend a week exploring the beauty of the
Inner Hebridean & Outer Hebridean Islands of Scotland under sail to Barra, whilst filling a sketchbook with colourful memories of this spectacular scenery.


We are two artists, Claudia and Jane, with different styles and experiences, and we are looking for people to join us on a sketching and sailing adventure. We hope that you will be part of it.

The 2024 Sketch and Sail voyage is taking place from Sunday the 5th of May to Saturday the 11th of May.

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15th to the 21st of September 2024

Oban to Oban (Inner Hebrides)

The expedition will be facilitated by Laura and Tom both of whom are freediving instructors with a passion for adventure! Whether you are a seriously experienced Freediver or a total newbie wanting to level up your snorkelling, we can cater to your needs as we enjoy the biodiverse and cold clear waters of the Scottish West Coast.

Expect breathwork sessions, yoga, SUP time, hikes, wild swimming, cold water immersion and snorkeling/freediving. 

Sunday the 6th of October to Saturday the 12th

Oban to Oban (Inner Hebrides)

Spend a week exploring the beauty of the
Inner Hebridean Islands of Scotland under sail, whilst filling a sketchbook with colourful memories of this spectacular scenery.


We are two artists, Claudia and Jane, with different styles and experiences, and we are looking for people to join us on a sketching and sailing adventure. We hope that you will be part of it.

The 2nd 2024 Sketch and Sail voyage is taking place from Sunday the 6th of October to Saturday the 12th

Get involved 

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Charter Opportunities

Imagine your own Tall ship adventure and let us help you make it happen.  Lady of Avenel is available for charter by Companies, Groups or Individuals at competitive rates.

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To follow The Lady of Avenel’s trips, and stay up to date on the up-and-coming voyages and opportunities to get involved please sign up to our mailing list.

For bookings and to see what trips are available for 2024 please visit our Adventures 2024 pages and booking

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Life on Board

Learn more about life aboard The Lady of Avenel and the activities on offer during your trip. 

Want to get involved maintaining a tallship?  

At the start of every season, we go through a maintenance period and carry out all the jobs required to keep a tall ship in running order ready for the season ahead. For 2024 refit/maintence will be taking place from Sunday 31st of March to April the 13th. 

If you're curious and would be interested in lending a hand and spending some time aboard please get in touch with Julie Shaughnessy at jules.afloat@gmail.com 

A taste of life onboard

from Sketch and Sail 2023

 
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Get in contact

Oban Ferry Terminal,  Oban, Scotland

PA34 4DB

The principal skipper is Stefan Fritz. If he is in range of picking up a call Stefan will answer general questions, booking and other details.

Email: stefan@sfships.com 

Telephone Stefan: +44 (0) 7971 199712

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