Kylesku Boat Tours

Boat crew

Skipper James and his crew cruise the local sea lochs aboard the Kylesku Hotel boat, the Rachael Clare. Trips depart daily from April to September from the Kylesku slipway, just outside the hotel.

James, boat trip skipper at Kylesku, North West Scotland

James

SKIPPER

James became skipper of the Rachael Clare in 2014, in a joint venture with Kylesku Hotel. Originally from Derby, his background was in property. When not skippering the boat, he loves to walk his dog Tizzy and travelling to far flung places around the globe in the winter.

KYLESKU IN THREE WORDS
Landscape!
FAVOURITE FREE-TIME ACTIVITY

Baking shortbread for the boat.

FAVOURITE PLACE

Loch Beag for its beauty.

INSIDER TIP

Come on our boat trip.

David crew 2

David

loyal crew

David is from Shetland via Surrey and joined the team in 2016. He has a background in HR, specialising in leadership training and coaching. David speaks French and has a great love and knowledge of the area which he loves to share with visitors on the trip.

KYLESKU IN THREE WORDS
I call it home.
FAVOURITE FREE-TIME ACTIVITY

Watching sport, having a beer (or two) with friends in the Kylesku Hotel bar.

FAVOURITE PLACE

Scourie Beach and headland. We walk our dog Juno there three-four times a week.

INSIDER TIP

Be prepared for all weather. Sit down and breathe deeply.

Pete

Peter

Crew

Peter is originally from England and joined the boat crew in 2017. He was a police officer for over 30 years, and his varied career includes stints as a Greek waiter, bed linen salesman and plumber. He is the owner of Scourie Guest House and local plumber and ‘fixer’ of all things.

KYLESKU IN THREE WORDS
Busy but fun!
FAVOURITE FREE-TIME ACTIVITY

No free time. Too busy!

FAVOURITE PLACE

Loch Beag, where the highest waterfall in the UK is.

INSIDER TIP

Get out and make the most of the area. Beautiful scenery.