Spirit of Fortitude needs a 300 tonne monster crane to lift her to her winter space in the yard where we will be completing a larger than normal schedule of works as this winter sees her five year code inspection checks being completed, everything from removing the shafts and propellers, to lowering and inspecting the rudders, removing all the seacocks and servicing them. All this carried out in conjunction with our international team of surveyors.


Our team is going to be very busy!

We all know that 2020 has been a unique year with lots of challenges. Despite it all we have completed the season with some very happy clients. Sadly the Covid 19 virus meant that we could only accommodate private charters this season, we are delighted to confirm that we will be welcoming many of these guests back next year. Lets all hope that next year brings less challenges and that we can see the return of our other guests too. So now its off to the shipyard for our winter maintenance and code inspections

Early August saw us following the Antrim Coast and visiting some wonderful sights including the Giants Causeway, Carrick-a-rede, Portrush and Ballycastle. Shore visits to Games of Thrones filming sights were a highlight for the guests. Many thanks to harbourmaster John at Ballycastle Marina for his assistance after Portrush harbour realized that we were 32 metres and not 32 feet!!

After many weeks of uncertainty, Spirit of Fortitude is once again sailing the wonderful waters of Scotland’s majestic West Coast

This season our fully trained professional crew includes an award winning Michelin star executive chef

Royal Scottish Shipping would like to wish all our guests, both past and future, Best Wishes for an exciting year ahead. Having won national awards in 2018 and 2019, with your help we can once again make it an award winning year. Why not contact us now to book and experience for yourself. Out team are at your disposal just call on 00441577 861121

Royal Scottish are pleased to have been accoladed with a recent nomination in the 2019 Scottish Highlands and Island Rural Enterprise Awards (SHIRE) for our support of rural and local communities throughout the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. As part of our trading ethos we are always particularly keen to work with local indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs, if you are one of those working in the West or North of Scotland please do not hesitate to get in touch

We were delighted to hear this month that Royal Scottish have, for the second year running, been awarded best Scottish Cruise operator by Scottish Enterprise. Having first received this award in 2018, we take this opportunity to thank everyone who voted for us, and we also wish to thank all our hard working team, in the office and onboard, together with all our suppliers and partners for making this possible. Thank you again and let’s aim for a hat trick next year!

Welcome aboard! Our season is just around the corner and the team are hard at work making a few changes to The Spirit of Fortitude for 2019.

Amongst which she is now resplendent with her dark blue hull but guest can be assured of the same exceptional standards for which we have become renowned.

Whether you are looking to venture to new areas among fellow travelers or go on a family adventure by choosing our private charter option, we will succeed in matching expectations and even more.