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Why book a small-ship private charter?

Monday, 27 November 2023


Private charter! The words immediately conjure up exclusivity, privacy and freedom.

Small ship cruising makes private charter accessible to all.

Our small cruise ships cater for between 6 and 12 guests, so now is the perfect time to get together with family or friends and enjoy the experience of a lifetime.

Booking a boat for exclusive use to experience the beauty of the west coast of Scotland is the perfect getaway. With a dedicated crew to look after your every need, you can truly unwind and relax while enjoying the privacy of your very own small ship. Dropping anchor each day at a bay of your choosing, and being able to cater a completely bespoke itinerary may seem hard to imagine, but on a private charter, you can!

Here are just some of the many reasons why a private boat charter should be on your holiday Wishlist.

A truly private trip

Gathering your family or friends to spend some lovely quality time together is made that little bit extra special on your very own boat. Whether you choose to take your friends or make it a family celebration with space for up to 3 generations, you’ll be sure to make new memories that last a lifetime.

A dedicated crew including private chef

Chartering a boat comes complete with your very own crew. The Skipper will discuss your bespoke itinerary with you, often going above and beyond, to help you to reach your favoured destinations. They know the best anchorages away from the crowds, taking you to some of the most idyllic settings you’ve ever dreamed of. Your private chef creates the most mouthwatering meals throughout the cruise, according to guests' preferences, and uses the best of local seasonal produce. Behind the scenes, our crew works hard to provide the very best in Scottish hospitality, leaving you to put your feet up and make the most of precious time with loved ones.

The chance to explore

By choosing to charter a boat, you have the opportunity to create your very own itinerary catering to your preferences. Maybe you’ve always wanted to visit Lunga and go ashore to see the comical puffins, or your kids have always wanted to fish off the side of a boat while looking out on the horizon for jumping dolphins. On a private charter you can set your desired itinerary and with the guidance of your skipper, create a holiday to remember.

Wake up to a new breathtaking view every day

Enjoy the luxury of your very own floating houseboat with stunning new views every day. Families and groups of friends love the excitement of visiting new anchorages each day and every evening setting anchor to a stunning backdrop of mountains and pristine white beaches. Once anchored, the crew expertly navigates the landing craft tender to take kids and adults ashore to explore coves and paddle in the clear blue sea. There is even the chance to help drop lobster creels overnight, with kids delighting in finding squat lobsters and crabs nestled in the creels the next morning.

Celebrate a very special occasion

Private charters are an ideal way to help celebrate very special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, or just simply having the chance to reconnect with your loved ones in one of the most beautiful parts of the world. Our knowledgeable Cruise Co-ordinators will not only help you create the charter of your dreams, they can assist with onshore activities, can help you liaise with your chef to perfect your catering, and even organise cakes or champagne on arrival.

To find out more about booking your dream private charter for up to 11 passengers aboard Glen Massan and Glen Tarsan, and up to 12 aboard Glen Etive and Glen Shiel click here.

To find out more about booking your idyllic yacht-like experience for up to 6 passengers aboard Glen Rosa click here.


Tags: Private Charter / Glen Massan / Glen Etive / Glen Tarsan / Glen Shiel / Glen Rosa / Family / Small Group / Getaway /

First time we have been on a cruise and this was just fantastic.

— Keith Howard: Sep 2021 - Read Full Review

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