Orkney Sailing Videos


We anchor all alone in a bay with wrecks from the wars! Spooky!
Scapa Flow
Fabulous St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall (Kirk means Church!) on Mainland Orkney.
We investigate ancient monuments with an archeologist who worked the digs years before. She is revisiting the sites for the first time since then.
Dealing with strong currents around the islands - this is on the approach to Stromness.
Stromness Entrance
Check out the trailer for Season 8 of Distant Shores which includes Orkney (as well as 4 others on Scotland - Crinan Canal, Caledonian Canal, West Coast of Scotland + Shetland)
Ireland, Scotland, Norway and Brittany Coast
Season Eight Trailer - 4:09 min


Clyde Cruising Club - they publish Cruising Guides to the area as well
Scottish Canals - Excellent site to plan your transit of the Caledonian or Crinan Canals. Includes a pricing tool to calculate the cost of the permit.
Historic Scotland - Info on the historic Sites - includes Orkney and Shetland.
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Ireland, Scotland, Norway and Brittany
In this episode on Orkney, we explore shipwrecks of Skapa Flow, discover the neolithic treasures found in West Mainland including the best preserved Stone Age village in Europe... visit a family that lets you “get up close and personal” with Stone Age relics, and deal with the strong race currents around the islands.
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