Based mostly at Oban on the west coast of Scotland, wildlife and wellness cruise ship specialists Hebrides Cruises have launched its personal constitution superyacht, Lucy Mary.
The basic, 23-meter-long motor yacht, constructed by Lowland Yachts in Holland, is specifically made with a strengthened hull, stabilizers, and five-bladed propellers to easily guarantee luxurious cruising experiences round north-west Scotland’s hidden secret anchorages and well-known landmarks.
On sure voyages, visitors will go to The Stacs at St Kilda (Hiort in Gaelic), essentially the most westerly of the Outer Hebrides, with the UK’s highest sea cliffs. This archipelago options prehistoric sheepfolds, historical boat-shaped stone rings, or bothies and storage constructions at St Kilda, forty miles from North Uist. This space has been uninhabited for almost 100 years. Well-known for its razorbills and black-legged kittiwakes, Mingulay, south of Barra, was additionally deserted in 1930. The Forth Bridge, The Antonine Wall, The Coronary heart of Neolithic Orkney, New Lanark, and Edinburgh’s New and Outdated Cities, St. Kilda, owned by the Nationals Belief For Scotland, is on each nature lover’s Bucket Listing.
Lucy Mary is on the market for a 10-guest personal constitution in 4 en-suite cabins, together with a grasp cabin suite. A young is on board for a protected and quick voyage for close-up motion. The ship additionally contains leisure kayaks and paddle-boards. Fittings and finishes are top-notch, with mahogany flooring, a mahogany eating desk, and unique art work.
The brand new vessel is environmentally pleasant, fitted with Caterpillar engines, acknowledged for reliability and gasoline effectivity, and has three mills with low gasoline consumption. It has an air-con system that enables for cool and scorching air, which suggests no want for a boiler, making a extra eco-friendly ship. There may be additionally a water maker on board.
Rob Barlow, proprietor of Hebrides Cruises, notes, “We create really unforgettable, versatile experiences for our personal constitution visitors in keeping with their needs; our crew is aware of precisely the place to go at particular instances of the 12 months to see the perfect examples of wildlife of their pure settings. Our cruise itineraries additionally name in at gorgeous places corresponding to Barra, Vatersay, the Uists, Lewis, and Harris, and we island-hop to the idyllic inside Hebridean islands of Mull, Iona, Skye, Eigg, Muck, Rum, and Canna.” Barlow provides, “We now have a coverage of 4 crew to eight visitors, the best ratio in small-ship cruising in Scotland, which presents a once-in-a-lifetime alternative to expertise and perceive wildlife. A non-public constitution presents visitors an unique, luxurious, uniquely memorable, and personalised expertise on Scotland’s waters.”
Dates for 2024 can be found now for both 4 or six-night personal charters for as much as 10 individuals.