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Domestic flights to Scotland offer access to sailing holidays

Domestic flights to Scotland offer access to sailing holidays

Brits booking domestic flights to Scotland are increasingly viewing the country as a sailing destination.

This is according to Sail Scotland, which said that people from all over Europe are travelling to the country in search of a "higher quality" sailing experience.

Tony Bennett, the company’s director, explained that Scotland’s sailing industry has "faired better" than most other parts of the UK travel sector.

"Vast quantities of German and Scandinavian sailors look to come over because the pound is so weak against the euro" he said.

Mr Bennett went on to say that the weak pound is also causing more Brits to holiday domestically, and that many sailors who normally head to England’s south coast now travel north of the border.

Sail Scotland said that the country’s most popular sailing destinations are the Firth of Clyde, Argyll and the Islands around Skye.

Some 59 percent of Wild Scotland members recently said in a poll that they had benefited from the ‘staycation’ trend, with more Brits choosing to holiday within the UK.

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