Accommodation & Food
There are several options for accommodation and food, ranging from camping and relative
Accommodation options range from camping, in your boat or a land-
Ros Crana, The Floating Clubhouse
Stay aboard our floating clubhouse, Ros Crana, a very comfortable converted 145’
Dutch barge. Ros Crana is owned by Caledonian Discovery and spends her life cruising
the Caledonian Canal. You will stay at the hub of Sail Caledonia and benefit from
full board accommodation in twin en-
If you don’t want to camp but want an alternative to Ros Crana then you can stay on a Taransay cruiser. Berths are available in twin cabins in modern, skippered and fully catered motor cruisers. As with Ros Crana, the Taransays are moved between overnight stops for you and are waiting when you arrive at the end of your day’s sailing.
Note that the cabins are not as roomy as those on the barge and very tall people should let us know so that we can try to allocate the longer bunks to them.
The weather in Scotland is usually fine in late May and the dreaded midges have not
yet hatched in numbers. Camping offers an attractive low-
Each of our stopovers has a suitable place to pitch your tent and will usually be
close to a well-
Except for those participating in the Highlander Challenge, campers’ gear is transported daily in our mini bus. This means you enjoy all the benefits of camping without having to transport and handle your gear.
There are many excellent B&Bs and hotels along the way. We have compiled a list of those willing to provide transport to and from your boats. Ask us for details or have a look at the following two web sites:
If you have non-
Let us know if you would like to use this option and we will do our best to help with the logistics.