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star rating  This was a unique experience of the stunning west coast of Scotland on board a yacht. The yacht is a well prepared strong expedition style vessel expertly skippered by Celia... read more

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September 22, 2023

star rating  From day one our charter was dogged by cold rain, dark skies and unfavorable winds that reduced our options. My husband had limited mobility and had never sailed, and I... read more

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August 21, 2023

star rating  I had the great pleasure of spending 21 days sailing onboard SY Selkie and I can honestly say it changed my life forever. Captain Celia Bull and First Mate Dylan... read more

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November 21, 2021

star rating  I had the great pleasure of spending 21 days sailing onboard SY Selkie and I can honestly say it changed my life forever. Captain Celia Bull and First Mate Dylan... read more

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August 1, 2021

star rating  I have been sailing in these water for many years, but was on Selkie for the first time - a good boat with a hugely experienced skipper who is also... read more

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July 9, 2019

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July 1, 2019

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World Ocean Day 8th June

Scotland’s year of Coast and Waters 2020 has been thoughtfully shifted to 2021. Communities and businesses around the country invested imagination and effort into creating celebratory events. To have all that love for the ocean and inland waters swept away by the...

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Why I sometimes call puffins penguins!

It was sailing and mountains that first took me to the Falkland Islands but quickly the wildlife, so much a part of that land and seascape, became the deciding factor in my choice to sell up, buy a boat and sail to the south. With Ada 2 I was blessed with a boat that...

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Coronavirus and Selkie

The good news is that Selkie is almost ready for her first voyage of the season. She might not be looking as smart as I had wanted but that is because the weather has been atrocious and painting the deck when there is no substantial gap between rainshowers is a known...

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In awe of Scotland’s birds.

in winter I will spot a little grey sea bird, frantic rapid flaps of stout wings, keeping the small body airborne. More often, I will see them spot Selkie and duck beneath the waves, wings more suited to propel them at great speed to depths and feats only realized recently… these birds are in an elemental battle to survive and soon they will be starting to feed up and colour up. It takes a great amount of effort to achieve the glorious glowing colours of the much-loved puffin.

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Season Feenee

Selkie’s sailing season is over, brought to a dramatic close by the arrival of the first proper Atlantic storm of autumn: a deep weather system whose isobars run rings around a sea area stretching from the Azores to Svalbard.  It just keeps on coming… Monday… Tuesday…...

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New Selkie Explorers internship programme

This season I am very excited to be working with Angus (“the Otter”) Jenkins, a recent graduate of the BA (Hons) Marine and Coastal Tourism course at the School of Adventure Studies in Fort William. Angus will be bringing his learning and his passion for the sea to...

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New Selkie Explorers trips for 2019: Slow Adventures

Something we’ve been working on for this year is the concept of “Slow Adventures”. These trips provide our guests with more opportunities to engage with remote, wild and nature-rich places – to journey through breath-taking landscapes at a slower, immersive pace,...

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