Edinburgh Boat Charters is dedicated to excellent service

Providing a bespoke experience tailored to suit you is key to our business. We always have our clients in mind with everything we do.

Sailing on our luxury catamaran “Edinburgh Castle” means enjoying an experience unique to the area. We take advantage of the Forth’s splendid natural surroundings and local areas of interest, including landmarks of national importance such as the Forth Rail and Road bridges, historical sights, the Forth islands and stunning coast lines, to make your sail special.

The West Coast of Scotland is known as one of the best sailing areas in the World. Our monohull “Inspired Capital” is perfect for exploring in comfort.

You can relax or take the opportunity to be part of the crew under expert supervision – the choice is yours. Your safety is paramount and nothing has been overlooked, down to the provision of professional waterproof clothing, to ensure the experience is a delight.

Skipper and Crew

Your local skipper and crew will be on board throughout your sail. Skipper, Colin Henderson, has over thirty years sailing experience and can provide expert tuition if required, combined with local knowledge to impart information and history on the sailing area.


Safety is never taken for granted – we ensure you are properly instructed and supervised at all times. Our skipper is fully trained and holds the following qualifications:

  • Commercially endorsed RYA “Yachtmaster Offshore” Sail certificate (up to 200 tons)
  • Commercially endorsed RYA “Yachtmaster Offshore” Power certificate (up to 200 tons)
  • RYA Yachtmaster shore based theory certificate
  • RYA Sea Survival certificate
  • Current RYA First Aid course certificate
  • Valid MCA medical
  • Maritime Radio Operator certificate

All of our boats have been coded and are inspected annually to ensure that they comply with the most rigorous safety standards.

Edinburgh Castle

“Edinburgh Castle”, our luxury Catamaran is a Lagoon 380 S2 premium. Comfortable, reliable, innovative and fast and with 360 degree visibility from the saloon, outstanding views. The Lagoon 380 S2 Premium is the undisputed world champion in its category.

Inspired Capital

“Inspired Capital”, our monohull is a Bavaria Vision Deck Saloon. The perfect combination of a deep fin for performance and a large bright saloon make it a great platform for exploring the West of Scotland.


As passionate sailors, we are pleased to see that sailing has become an attractive option for many environmentally conscious visitors.

It’s fantastic to experience the silence, when the wind fills the sails and the boat surges forward carrying its crew and guests towards their destination, emission free.