Our summer 2017 traditional sailing programme is detailed below.  This year we have trips around Brittany, The Solent and West Country and visits to the Scilly Isles and Inner Hebrides Islands.  We very much hope there is something here that appeals!

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IR040517 04/05/2017 to 09/05/2017 Solent and Studland:
Join the Irene as we spend five nights exploring the home of British sailing. This stretch of water is one of the busiest in the world with commercial traffic, ferries and a plethora of pleasure sailors all vying for the same small patch of damp stuff. Get out of the traffic, though, and there are some stunning places to see, there is history to explore and fantastic sailing to be done.
Lymington £550.00 FULLY BOOKED
IR110517 11/05/2017 to 14/05/2017 Old Harry and Back:
Join us for a short voyage starting from the beautiful little town of Lymington in the heart of the New Forest. From here we will take you out of the Solent, past the iconic Needles rocks and across Christchurch Bay to anchor in the shadow of Old Harry's Rock.
Lymington £330.00 FULLY BOOKED
IR160517 16/05/2017 to 26/05/2017 Four Countries Milebuilder:
This ten night passage will see us journey from the home of British sailing in the Solent to the more tranquil and picturesque Scottish western isles. The passage will take us west along the south coast of England before we turn north around Land's End and head up the Irish sea to Oban, in Scotland. With nine days to make the voyage, it will be a relatively relaxed affair with a number of stops. We will be aiming to have a night in port in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland. A proper national tour!
Lymington / Oban £800.00 FULLY BOOKED
IR290517 29/05/2017 to 03/06/2017 The Whisky Isles:
Join Irene for a five night voyage exploring the islands of Islay and Jura. It's not all about the whisky, though. The scenery is stunning, the wildlife in this area includes whales, dolphins and eagles amongst the more exotic, and with the abundance of fine local produce, the foodies will have something to celebrate too!
Oban £550.00 FULLY BOOKED
IR050617 05/06/2017 to 11/06/2017 Mull, Eigg and Skye:
This six night passage will give Irene an opportunity to stretch her legs a little further and take in some of the more northern islands of the Inner Hebridies. Starting from Oban, we will take in the stunning town of Tobermory before heading north around Ardnamurchan Point and reaching the tiny island of Eigg. After a quick stop here we will journey on north to Skye, the largest of the Inner Hebrides.
Stunning scenery, fantastic wildlife and some fascinating places await you on this voyage.
Oban £600.00 More Details
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IR140617 14/06/2017 to 18/06/2017 Tobermory and Back:
Join Irene for a four night voyage heading to the stunning little town of Tobermory on the island of Mull. This is a relaxed trip with short sails and plenty of time ashore to explore. There's no shortage of stunning scenery though and with dolphins, whales and eagles regular visitors to these waters, there will be plenty to keep the binoculars busy.
Oban £440.00 More Details
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IR200617 20/06/2017 to 24/06/2017 Tobermory and Back:
Join Irene for a four night voyage heading to the stunning little town of Tobermory on the island of Mull. This is a relaxed trip with short sails and plenty of time ashore to explore. There's no shortage of stunning scenery though and with dolphins, whales and eagles regular visitors to these waters, there will be plenty to keep the binoculars busy.
Oban £440.00 More Details
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IR280617 28/06/2017 to 07/07/2017 Four Countries Milebuilder Return:
Ten days, four countries, 450 miles! This will be a fantastic voyage from our temporary base in Oban, back to our home waters in Cornwall. With potential stops in Bangor, the Isle of Man, South Wales and Cornwall it will be a relaxed trip but one full of sailing. Our normal high standards of hospitality are a given, as are the abundance of wildlife, spectacular views and exhilerating sailing.
Oban / Newlyn £800.00 More Details
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IR100717 10/07/2017 to 14/07/2017 Explore the Scillies:
Join the crew of Irene for a four night voyage across to the Isles of Scilly. This stunning archipelago of islands provide the perfect romantic get away for couples who enjoy deserted beaches and stunning wildlife and scenery. There will be plenty of opportunity to flex the muscles with the sailing, to helm the ship or just to sit back and let the peace and quiet of a traditional sailing voyage carry you away. We keep the itinery very loose on these voyages to allow you plenty of time to explore these islands at your own pace.
Newlyn £520.00 FULLY BOOKED
IR170717 17/07/2017 to 23/07/2017 Explore the Scillies:
Join the crew of Irene for a six night voyage across to the Isles of Scilly. This stunning archipelago of islands provide the perfect romantic get away for couples who enjoy deserted beaches and stunning wildlife and scenery. There will be plenty of opportunity to flex the muscles with the sailing, to helm the ship or just to sit back and let the peace and quiet of a traditional sailing voyage carry you away. We keep the itinery very loose on these voyages to allow you plenty of time to explore these islands at your own pace.
Newlyn £750.00 FULLY BOOKED
IR250717 25/07/2017 to 30/07/2017 Explore the Scillies:
Join the crew of Irene for a five night voyage across to the Isles of Scilly. This stunning archipelago of islands provide the perfect romantic get away for couples who enjoy deserted beaches and stunning wildlife and scenery. There will be plenty of opportunity to flex the muscles with the sailing, to helm the ship or just to sit back and let the peace and quiet of a traditional sailing voyage carry you away. We keep the itinery very loose on these voyages to allow you plenty of time to explore these islands at your own pace.
Newlyn £650.00 TWO PLACES REMAINING (DOUBLE CABIN ONLY)
IR010817 01/08/2017 to 04/08/2017 West Country Taster:
Join us for a short voyage around the stunning Cornish coast. The weather will play a large part in deciding which ports to visit but we're spoilt for choice in this area. Mount's Bay, the Helford River, Malpas, Mevagissey and Fowey are all delightful. Fabulous hospitality, great scenery and some exhilerating sailing.
Newlyn £390.00 FULY BOOKED
IR210817 21/08/2017 to 31/08/2017 French Connection:
This voyage really gives Irene a chance to stretch her legs as we head across the channel to the wonder French region of Brittany for a ten night voyage. The longer passage across will be well worth the effort as we take in this stunning area. We'll let the weather guide us as to the ports we visit but likely contenders for your attention include Brest, Dourarnenez and maybe even down to the Gulf of Morbihan. The sailing is exhilerating with passages through the iconic Raz De Sein and around the Ile D'Ouessant. This really is one for the avid sailor.
Plymouth £1,200.00 More Details
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IR040917 04/09/2017 to 09/09/2017 Starting Point:
Join us for a five night voyage as we head east from Plymouth around Start Point to take in some of the fabulous ports in Lyme Bay. We're spoilt for chice with Salcombe, Dartmouth, Brixham and Exmouth. We may even put the old girl up in Lyme Regis, our skipper's home port.
Which ever stops we select, you can be assured of some lovely little towns, fabulous scenery and our normal outstanding hospitality to accompany the exhilarating sailing.
Plymouth £650.00 Book Now
IR210917 21/09/2017 to 24/09/2017 Lundy Island:
A short voyage to finish the season with as we head out from Appledore to spend a couple of nights on the delightful island of Lundy. Experience the wonderful puffins and seals and enjoy the peaceful, unspoilt countryside away from the hubbub of the modern world.
Appledore £350.00 FULLY BOOKED