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Super-small boat cruises offer 2015 sailings to Scotland's western islands
Super-small boat cruises offer 2015 sailings to Scotland's western islands

Big cruise lines are rolling out their 2015-16 itineraries on luxury ships -- and so are new super-small ones, which operate just one boat on cruises to Scottish islands. Hebrides Cruises isn't the only single-boat cruise line that operates in Scotland but it is among the newest. The company last year started taking visitors to the Hebrides islands off the west coast of Scotland. This year it offers eight itineraries -- to places like Mull, Skye, St. Kilda, Mingulay, Shiants -- aboard the Elizabeth G, a former Norwegian rescue boat. It holds just 12 guests on four- to six-night sailings, and a naturalist and nature photographer come along too. Prices range from 830 to 1,800...

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