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Sail Badachro

Sail Badachro, based in beautiful Badachro Bay, in the sheltered waters of Gairloch on the Minch, has the enviable position of easy accessibility to some of the most beautiful sailing grounds in the UK.  Ranging the West Coast of Scotland from Iona, Tiree and Coll up the Outer and Inner Hebrides and to further afield such as St Kilda, Orkney and the Shetland Islands. 

When you combine this with the wildlife, history and heritage, stunning scenery, excellent food and great company and, of course, beautiful sailing boat you have the perfect ingredients for an adventure.

We offer a number of ways through which you can enjoy your sailing adventure:

* Skippered charter where informal tuition is always available

* Themed cruises where individual berths can be booked

* RYA sailing courses

Tom Watson runs the company with his wife Sue. He is an experienced commercial skipper of both power and sailing vessels. Tom is also Yachtmaster Instructor and is the Principal and Chief Instructor of Spirit of June Yacht Training, our partner company. Tom is passionate about sailing and the west coast of Scotland and has many years experience racing and cruising around the coast of the UK. He has also sailed and Instructed in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the Atlantic coast of France and Spain.

Our sailing programme is delivered on La Girafe III, a Fora Marine RM1260, the only one of her kind on the West Coast of Scotland.  She is 40 foot, extremely comfortable and well equipped.   An exciting boat to sail, with exemplary manners and excellent sea keeping qualities.  We are extremely pleased with her and proud to be able to offer her as our RYA training vessel and for our summer cruising programme.  We would be delighted to welcome you on board to spend time on a very special yacht in some of the most beautiful and remote sailing waters in the UK.

Contact Details

Wester Ross
IV21 2AB


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No of boats
1 Fora Marine RM 1260
Size range (feet)
Max berths
8 (inc Skipper)
Nearest airport