Cruising on Top of Britain
Shetland, Britain′s most northerly area, is something of an undiscovered cruising destination. Yachtsmen are increasingly looking beyond their home waters for interesting sailing challenges, and Shetland offers a cruising ground that is easily accessible from most of north west Europe, but with no need to cross oceans.
Any well-found yacht that has sailed to the Shetland Islands will be well equipped for cruising in the area, however, it is advisable to carry a heavier anchor, not only for security in heavy weather, but because many anchorages have extensive kelp (seaweed) on the seabed. Read more
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