- Christian Radich 15th pm to 16th pm
- Wylde Swan 15th pm to 17th am
- Jolie Brise 15th pm to 17th am
- Zenobe Gramme 16th am to 17th am
- Rupel 16th am to 17th am
- Prolific 15th to 17th July
- Jean De La Lune (to be confirmed)
- Ocean Spirit of Moray 14th to 15th July
- De Gallant arr 16th to 17th July
- Urania 15th to 16th July
- Gloria (to be confirmed)
- Swan 15th to 16th July
- Auno arrive 14th or 15th July
- Morning Star of Revelation arrive 14th or 15th or 16th July
Subject to change and weather
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Having navigated the long sheltered sea loch of Loch Broom, surrounded by the majestic mountains and island views, the busy ﬁshing port of Ullapool will come into view. Developed as a herring port in 1788 by the British Fisheries Society, Ullapool is steeped in local history. The harbour offers excellent protection from open waters, and has been recognised as a seafarer's haven for centuries. The modern pier has been upgraded and enlarged several times in 230 year history, and offers ﬁrst class facilities to both visiting vesse and the public.
Located within a short distance of the harbour, the town has many delights to offer visiting mariners of all ages, such as craft and gift shops, award winning cafes and restaurants, swimming pool, leisure centre, tennis courts, golf course, museum, walled arboretum, local pottery and magniﬁcent hill walks looking over the town.
The pace of life, as with any harbour town on the west of Scotland is relaxed and friendly with locals and tourists enjoying the wonder scenery.
Every effort will be made to provide an unforgettable experience for young and old with attractions and events provided to cater for all. Turn right at the entrance to Loch Broom beneath the towering peak of Ben More Coigach and head for Ullapool Harbour,you won't regret it!
Distances in Nautical Miles - Greenock 280 Lerwick 240
- 4 quays totalling 240m; Depths 7-11m
- Vast sheltered bay within 200m of the pier
- Whilst the harbour will make every effort to berth as manyships as possible, anchorages are available on good holding ground within 200m of the pier. There will be plenty of local crafts on hand to ferry sailors ashore as required free of charge.
Further Port Information
Ullapool - a warm welcome and a unique taste of the Highlands
The beautiful village of Ullapool, located on Scotland's stunning west coast, is gearing up for a spectacular Tall Ships welcome from 15 - 17 July, which coincides with their Open Air Centenary Celebration Street Party to mark 100 years of the Harbour Trust.
This Highland village, which is located in a sheltered harbour on the shores of Loch Broom, is steeped in history and is the ideal place in which to soak up the festival atmosphere, surrounded by dramatic mountains and stunning views.
The area always promises visitors an unforgettable experience, but for these three days, the village will be buzzing. When else will you get the chance to look out over the magnificent Tall Ships, have the chance to go onboard and meet the international crews, whilst also indulging in some fantastic Highland hospitality?
As the Tall Ships arrive, the crews will be welcomed ashore by the wonderful sounds of a pipe band. From here, the festival party will really kick-off. Open to the public, it promises to be a fantastic few days for people of all ages…
- A street market will run the length of the seafront. There will be an eclectic range of stalls featuring local crafts and some of the finest Highland foods. Take the opportunity to savour the delicious local seafood, black pudding, roast venison and haggis. Surf 'n' turf anyone?
- Traditional music will fill the air and add to the vibrant party spirit
- Street entertainers and buskers will create a fun-filled atmosphere, and there will be plenty for the kids to do
- Day sails onboard the Wylde Swan: a wonderful opportunity to climb aboard the world's largest topsail schooner from the Netherlands and experience the stunning waters and be part of the team spirit. Be sure to buy your ticket now for the Saturday morning or afternoon sails.
- Watch the skiff races along the seafront as locals and Tall Ships' crews battle it out on the Saturday afternoon. Get into the friendly competitive spirit whilst admiring the craftsmanship of these four traditional-style rowing skiffs, which have been beautifully built by the local community as part of the coastal rowing project.
- Inter ship tug of war - cheer on the crews as they heave ho on the pier on Saturday afternoon
- Open air workshops - join the Ceilidh Trail, which is part of Feis Rois. Here members of the public can join in with the fun and friendly music and dance workshops whilst learning more about the Gaelic language and culture. The musicians will play within the street market, the music marquee and the ferry terminal on the Friday evening, as passengers head off to the Hebridean Celtic Music Festival in Stornoway.
- Street party 'Strip the Willow' - will run the length of the seafront, lead by Feis Rois Ceilidh Trail musicians on Saturday afternoon.
- Day trips - take advantage of Ullapool's wonderful location and enjoy one of the many local day trips available, such as a visit to the Victorian Arboretum; award-winning museum; local pottery; Corrieshalloch Gorge; Knockan Crag visitor centre or perhaps a round of golf. You can also arrange to go island hopping, fishing or scuba diving.
- Music and licensed marquee on the pier on both the Friday and Saturday evenings from 7.00pm to 11.00pm. These are ticketed events and will feature live traditional and rock bands. The line up for the Friday is 'The Vatersay Boys' from Barra, supported by Tiree boy band 'Skerryvore'. Saturday night promises to be just as lively with world renowned Irish rock group the 'Saw Doctors' performing with support to be confirmed. All ticket information is available at www.ullapooltallships.co.uk and Ullapool Official Merchandise is available from http://www.blueapplemusic.co.uk/ships.html
- For further information on events, please contact: