Sailing, boating and boat hire
With a magnificent sea loch indented coastline, as well as fine inland lochs and rivers, there is plenty of opportunity to indulge in the watersports in the Cowal Peninsula.
The waters of the Firth of Clyde are renowned as amongst the best sailing waters in the world. Berthing facilities are available at Dunoon, Lochgoilhead, Strachur, Ardentinny, the Holy Loch, Innellan, Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich and Colintraive. Sea canoeing, wind-surfing and kayaking are also popular, as is water skiing in the sheltered bays. Portavadie Marina and Holy Loch Marina are the two main centres for sailing and well-known Tighnabruaich sailing school is the main centre for sailing tuition.
Argyll Voyageur Canoes
We are a family run business based in Lochgoilhead. We offer guided trips on our 26 feet long Voyageur Canoe, which seats up to 10 people. Trips can be tailored to suit individual groups. We provide all safety equipment and paddlesFind out more
Portavadie Marina is a new world-class sailing and marina development, situated on the shores of Loch Fyne. Our 100 acre marine resort includes pontoons servicing 230 berths, with excellent shore-side services; fabulous self catering apartments and cottages and a top quality bar and restaurantFind out more
Holy Loch Marina
Holy Loch Marina is at the gateway to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, where landscape meets seascape. It is one of the most spectacular and picturesque Marina's in the U.K and is a secure haven for sailing.Find out more
The Morag can accommodate 10 passengers and the trips around the beautiful Kyles of Bute invariably capture the spectacular views of the area from the sea. You will have and give fantastic close up opportunities to see seals, porpoises, and many sea birds that inhabit the Kyles of Bute.Find out more
Loch Goil Cruisers - boat hire
Our easy to handle boats are popular with anglers as well as families and groups of friends who want to take to the waters and make the most of the scenery and wildlife on this stunning fjord type loch.