Stunning scenery, abundant marine life, vibrant culture and a fantastic mix of tidal sailing challenges and safe havens… Our location in the west of Scotland is rightly regarded as one of the best sailing areas in the world!

East End Endeavour berths at James Watt Dock Marina in Greenock, only 22 miles from Glasgow with good road and rail links. Cartsdyke Station is a short 400m walk from the marina. Trains run between Glasgow Central and Gourock every 30 mins – plan your journey with National Rail Enquiries. Use the Google map below to view our location and explore some of the many stunning sailing destinations in the Firth of Clyde and beyond.

James Watt Dock Marina, East Hamilton St, Greenock PA15 2UT

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Day sail or short cruise destinations in the Firth of Clyde include Rhu, the Gare Loch, Loch Long, Loch Goil, Holy Loch and the Kyles of Bute. Visit the Victorian seaside resorts of Millport (Greater Cumbrae), Largs and Ardrossan or sail to the Isle of Arran and destinations on Loch Fyne such as Tarbert, Portavadie and Otter Ferry.

Longer cruises and mile-builders provide ample opportunity to explore Scotland’s north-west coast via the Mull of Kintyre or Crinan Canal. Mainland destinations include Campbeltown, Ardfern, Oban, Arisaig and Mallaig. You might also seek out enticingly remote places like Loch Nevis in Knoydart. The Inner Hebrides comprise a diverse range of islands, such as Gigha, Jura, Islay, Skye, Mull, Iona, Staffa and the Small Isles of Eigg, Muck, Canna and Rum. The Outer Hebridean islands, including Barra, North and South Uist, Harris and Lewis, lie further north-west. You might even sail to Scotland’s most westerly point – St Kilda. Alternatively, a longer cruise or mile-builder could take you to one of Scotland’s neighbours. Destinations in Northern Ireland include Belfast, Bangor, Ballycastle and Rathlin Island in Co. Antrim. Sailing south could take you to Dublin, Liverpool or the Isle of Man. 

To find out more about our sailing location in the Firth of Clyde, have a look at our sailing destinations and sea life pages. With so much on offer, you might like to consider a bespoke charter cruise with add-on activities.

Please note that while we always aim to meet your needs, destinations and sailing activities are subject to weather and sea conditions for your comfort and safety.