This package includes 7 nights bareboat charter for up to 8 people. You can choose to add extras such as a skipper, bedding, waterproofs, luxury upgrades as required. If you don't see the dates your looking for or would like a shorter or longer holiday please contact us and we will do our best to help.
A versatile cruising yacht, Skua has plenty to offer whatever your plans may be.
Explore secluded bays, remote anchorages and bustling harbour towns aboard Skua. This elegant Jeanneau 42-foot yacht is light and airy and sleeps up to 8 people, making her ideal for group holidays.
Below decks Skua boasts a spacious and comfortable living space with a light wood interior & lots of ports and hatches which allow light and fresh air to circulate the cabins. The galley is fully equipped for cooking on your cruise with fridge, freezer, twin sinks two burner cooker, oven and grill. Entertainment can be provided via USB and AUX connections for music. Two pin European plugs are also located throughout the yacht making for plentiful charging facilities.
The accommodation on Skua comfortably sleeps 8 crew. This is provided in two double aft cabins and one double V-shaped cabin at the bow, all of which have ample storage facilities. There is also a double berth conversion in the main saloon. All 3 cabins were newly upholstered in 2017 with a soft, comfortable marine fabric which adds to the homely feel of the living quarters. Full warm air central heating is also available in each cabin to keep you cosy at night. There are two toilets, one en-suite off the forecabin, both boasting a hot and cold pressurised water system.
When it comes to sailing performance, Skua’s conventional mainsail combined with her large roller reefing genoa gives her plenty of power to comfortably cruise through the water. The single line reefing system and lazy bag allow for easy adjustment and easy stowage. If the wind drops or you decide to motor, the 56HP Yanmar diesel engine with 3 bladed fixed propeller will make sure that you reach your destination speedily.
Skua is great for cruising and is well equipped for longer passages offering autopilot and full navigation equipment including colour GPS chart plotter at the helming position, as well as all the usual speed, depth and wind instruments. The large cockpit features a spacious dining area with large folding table and plentiful storage for outdoor equipment. Twin helm steering keeps the cockpit open. The walk-through transom and boarding ladder allow easy access from the pontoon or tender. Anchoring is a piece of cake with the use of the electric windlass. A tender with 2.3HP outboard engine and oars is provided with the yacht making it easy to get ashore wherever the wind may take you.
Skua is a true all-rounder: a great cruiser, speedy and stable with a spacious and comfortable living space perfect for entertaining.
TYPE OF YACHT: Jeanneau 42i
ENGINE: 56HP Yanmar
AUTO HELM: Yes
Sailing within the Clyde Area
Fully Equipped Galley & Chart Table
Navigational Charts of the Clyde
Colour Chart Plotter
Dinghy With Outboard Engine
Full Water & Diesel Tanks On Arrival (Fuel tanks must be refilled prior to departure)
Comprehensive Safety Pack (Flares, First Aid Kit, etc)
Fuel Cost (Yachts are provided with a full tank of fuel and must be returned with a full tank of fuel unless otherwise agreed)
Cleaning (Yachts should be returned clean)
Bedding (Sleeping bags / duvets available for hire)
Waterproofs & Wellingtons (available for hire)
Airport Transfers (can be arranged if required)
Towels – please bring your own.
Sailing outwith the Clyde area (optional extras available to purchase)
Racing (optional extras available to purchase)
IMPORTANT : To book a bareboat charter holiday on Skua, within the Clyde, skipper must hold RYA Coastal Skipper Practical certificate or equivalent documented experience. First Mate must hold at least RYA Day Skipper certificate and be very experienced. For sailing Skua out-with the Clyde, skipper and First Mate must both hold RYA Coastal Skipper Practical certificate or equivalent documented experience.
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