Merlins Magic Bareboat Charter in Cromarty

Cruising Monohull
30 ft
6 Guests

About This Boat

NMYC offer excellent, comfortable sailing charters, self sail or skippered, with prices from just £645 per yacht per week [including all licence fees for the Caledonian Canal], based at Inverness on the North-East coast of Scotland - very quickly and easily accessible by road, rail, or air. Inverness Airport is only 15 minutes away.

"Merlin's Magic" is an 8.8 metre , twin-keel cruising yacht, designed byEd Dubois for Westerly Yachts and built in Britain in 1988.

Able to sleep 7 in total [though coded for 6], there's a double berth in the forward cabin, a double and a single in the main saloon, and a small, private after cabin with a very long double berth and standing/changing room found on the port side.

A very roomy "heads" compartment with vanitybasin and toilet is aft to starboard, with the wet locker, chart table, and then the settee along the starboard side. The thermostatic heater duct exits here, warming the clothes locker. 

The galley is to port, in front of the door to the after cabin, with a cooker, grill, twin-burner hob, oven, icebox, front opening fridge, then the main saloon seating and dining table is found along the port side; the elegant saloon table seats 6 in comfort!      

With battened, loose-footed mainsail and new headsail roller reefing, a cruising chute and spare sails if needed, you should be able to find the perfect sail combination for the conditions.

A Volvo-Penta diesel engine will bring you into harbour, anchorage or marina quickly, safely and quietly.

Merlin's Magic is also a  superb yacht for the less experienced Skipper, and due to her twin keels and shallow draft - only 1 metre -- she is ideally suited to the inner Moray Firth, where confidence and experience can be gained, before you tackle that passage to Orkney !


  • Type: Cruising Monohull
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Year: 1988
  • Rental Minimum: 7 days
  • Length: 30 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Wheel steering
  • Berth
  • Furling Headsail
  • Furling Mainsail
  • Head

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