The flotilla leaves Toward Sailing club on the Clyde at 11:00am. We head through the wonderful scenic area that is the Kyles of bute then turn onto Loch Fyne towards Tarbert. Remember to dress your boat with bunting and flags for a colourful flotilla. This event is free of charge and we can accommodate up to 100 boats. *Communications on the day shall be on vhf channel 72 * Start Toward sailing club 11:00 * Flotilla join up point 1 Kames Hotel Tighnabruaich 12:40-13:00 * Flotilla join up point 2 Ardlamont 13:40-14:00
Cruising to the event start from the following marinas
Based on a cruising speed of 5knots Rothesay Harbour - 18 mins Port Bannatyne marina - 22 mins Kip Marina - 1hr 17 mins Largs marina - 1hr 35 mins Holy Loch marina - 2hr 15 mins Rhu Marina - 3hrs James Watt dock marina - 2hrs 50 mins
Toward sailing club flotilla start point coordinates 55° 51.692'N 5° 1.875'W
This year our entertainment has the X Factor
On arrival at Tarbert Harbour and after you pay for your discounted berth all participants in the flotilla are invited to the meet greet and mingle at the Tarbert Hotel between 4pm-7pm (hot finger buffet for members on arrival). Then its off a couple of doors down to the Islay Frigate hotel for night time entertainment.
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Gregor Coleman (X factor 2017)
Playing at the Islay Frigate Hotel ( 7:45pm)
For the third year running the fabulous None The Wiser
Playing at the Islay Frigate Hotel ( 9:15pm)
Islay Frigate Hotel house Dj
Party into the wee small hours with the frigates house dj playing some uplifting beats