Your Boat

  • Fear a’bhàta  is an authentically converted fishing boat which fished for herring & langoustines [scampi] for 40 years in theses waters
  • Ideal for motherboating kayaks & skiffs, fishing, and wildlife & heritage cruises
  • Passengers [normally 10] have a real experience of a fishing boat cruise
  • Our modes of operation allow for booking from single individuals, to a group to hire the whole boat

Your Crew

Our Base

We are based in Banavie, 3 miles from Fort William; here are some of the Fort’s attributes

  • The Outdoor capital of the UK
  • One of the classic mountaineering centres, close by which are the Ben Nevis, and Glencoe ranges
  • Excellent transport links
    • Rail, and bus to Glasgow
    • Bus to Inverness [2 hrs], Mallaig [1 hr], Oban [1 hr]
    • Sleeper. embark London and wake up in Fort William [our cruises take into account this timetable

Some of our boat’s features

  • At deck level, a pilothouse/saloon offers 360 degree visibility.
  • Below deck there is an integral saloon/galley.
  • The integral wheelhouse/pilothouse adapts to a single area seated saloon
  • There are two shower toilets
  • The survey/wildlife observation deck is safely accessed from within the wheelhouse
  • All round deck access with ability to convey kayaks
  • 4 sleeping cabins [1 x 4, 1 x 3/4, 2 x 2]