Explore the islands by sail boat

The Island Pilot is a gaff rigged sailing boat and has a sturdy glass fibre hull with built in buoyancy; varnished hardwood coamings, seats and trims; solid timber floorboards; nonslip deck surface and PVC fendering around the gunwale and polished bronze deck fittings. Moorings are available throughout the Islands and, with a lifting keel, the Island Pilot can be beached for a leisurely walk ashore. At 4.9 metres long, she is small enough to sail single-handed and big enough to accommodate a crew of four with ease.

Boat hire cost:

£195 + VAT per day for the first 3 days. £175 + VAT per day thereafter. (£1,285 + VAT per week)

Island Pilot specification

Hull colour is Oxford Blue; grey decks and off-white internally.
The rig has mainsail, jib and staysail in cream cruising quality cloth;
Solid Douglas Fir mast and spars with polished bronze fittings;
Stainless steel rigging;
Tufnol blocks and cleats;
Wykeham-Martin furling on jib;
Polyester sheets, halyards and control lines.
There is an auxiliary 4hp Yamaha outboard fitted to an adjustable mounting bracket.
Equipment includes a 7’ glassfibre rowing dinghy, anchors, mooring lines, chart, compass, boathook, lifebuoy, flares and deck brush.

Island Pilot Boat Hire includes:

Dedicated hand over with instructions on use
All safety equipment including lifejackets
Daily refuelling service
Fibreglass (Tresco, Bryher, St Martins) or Inflatable (St Marys, St Agnes) Tender
Reserved mooring for the duration of hire
Total support from our on-the-water workboats
Available from all 5 islands

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Bookings and enquiries

If you’d like to speak to a member of our team, or have further questions on any of our boats, kayaks or SUPs, please telephone 01720 422 702 or email info@islesofscilyboathire.com.

Looking for other boat hire options?

Regular visitors to the Isles of Scilly understand that life here revolves around the sea. If you’re planning on spending a summer’s day pottering around the islands, you’ll want to do so in one of our Powercats, Island pilots, Sealegs Amphibious Ribs, or Kayaks.