Viking Ship Race

Viking Ship Race 14th March MMXX

Entry is now open for teams of 4 to compete in the Loch Insh Viking Ship Race 2020.

The race itself will be very straight forward - Each team must row their viking ship (provided on the day) out to a point on the loch and then use their sails to get their team back to the start point as quick as possible. The first team back will be declared the winner and be award the Loch Insh Viking Ship Race Trophy 2020

This is a fantastic day out for any team looking for something a little different, up for a good laugh and also enjoy drinking a beer or two afterwards with some friends!

Fancy Dress is highly recommended and prizes will be awarded to the best dressed team on the day.

Start time will be at midday down at the beach at Loch Insh Outdoor Centre. A viking lunch will also be provided in the Boathouse Restaurant after the event, followed by live showing of the final day of the Six Nations Rugby. Wales v Scotland - 2.15pm Kick Off. England v Italy - 4.45pm Kick Off

To enter please click the Add to Basket button above and follow the on screen information. Alternatively you can ring the beach team on 01540 651 294. Entry costs £15pp or £50 per team.

Provided on the Day 1 Viking Ship, Oars and Sails

Viking lunch after the event

Prizes for race winners and for best dressed team!!!

Buoyancy Aids
What to bring Fancy Dress - shields, swords, helmets and any other Viking bits and bobs you can find

A fun team of vikings, with a bit of a competitive spirit

Sponsored by Cairngorm Brewery

The lovely folks over at the Cairngorm brewery have offered up some great prizes as well as keeping us refreshed throughout the day.

We have been working with Cairngorm Brewery for many years now and are delighted to be able to offer their beer in the Boathouse Restaurant on site here at Loch Insh Outdoor Centre.

Looking for a place to stay?


Nestled in the woods one the shores of Loch Insh are eleven beautiful self catering log cabins, theres something for every budget ranging from 2* to 4*
Insh Hall is our B & B hostel up on the hillside offering a great solution for the quick stopover with cosy wee rooms and large communal hall with log stove it has warm welcoming appeal and breakfast is served in our beautiful restaurant overlooking the loch.

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Book a table for dinner the night you arrive

The Boathouse Restaurant open 8:00 - Late

Enjoy our fantastic home cooked menu or watch some of the action on the ski slope from the comfort of the Starboard Bar.
Breakfast from 9 -10am, Lunch 12-4pm and Dinner 5-8pm.

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