the delting boating club, Caravan park and brae marina
Formed from humble beginnings in 1921, The Delting Boating Club has grown to become one of Shetland's most active, modern, and well-equipped boating facilities.
Situated at the head of Busta Voe, in a peaceful and interesting location. Delting Boating Club provides a range of water based activities for all the family throughout the summer months and is an ideal base for your caravan while you explore the North Mainland and Northern Isles of Shetland.
Within a short distance from Mavis Grind - where the North Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean - Delting Boating Club is the perfect starting point from which to explore, and experience, Shetland's costal walks.
Family - £42.00
Adult - £32.00
OAP - £11.00
Youth (18 – 21) £11.00
(£3.00 joining fee applies to all types)
Find out more about The Delting Boating Club's Caravan Park and Sailing/Events, The Brae Marina, by browsing below.
The Brae Marina Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO ), charity number SC051513 , is situated at the North West head of Busta Voe ( 60 23.49 N - 01 29.45W ). It is owned by its Members and managed by a Board elected by the Members.
The Brae Marina SCIO was built using funds raised by it members and generous grant aid from the Shetland Islands Council and the Delting Community Council. The Brae Marina SCIO has close ties with the adjacent Delting Boating Club with which it shares some facilities.
The Brae Marina SCIO has 54 serviced berths and provisions for visitors. The berths are equipped with shore power and and fresh water , a diesel re-fuelling facility is available at the lift in point.
Visitors should initially berth on the outside of the North pontoon from where a berth will be allocated. The entrance situated at the North East end of the breakwater can be difficult to see when approaching from the South; it is marked with Port and Starboard hand markers. Visitors should be aware of the shallows off the shore to the East of the Starboard hand mark. The adjoining Boating Club is one of the most active sailing clubs in Shetland and holds races on Saturday nights during the season. The Club is open at 7pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday, and visitors are most welcome to use the bar facilities. Winter storage ashore can be arranged.
Depth: 2m minimum
Charges: Visiting Yachts - £20/day
Facilities: Water, electricity, diesel, lift out, shore storage, showers, toilet, laundry and boating club.
Contact: Ian 01806 522 471 or Terry 01806 522 446 (For Marina Only)
Other Facilities: Hardware shop, mini-supermarket and post office (COOP), garages (petrol available), car hire, Busta House Hotel, Brae Hotel, The Mid Brae Inn, Frankie's Fish & Chip shop, Taste of China, Leisure Centre and Swimming Pool are all within walking distance of the Brae Marina. There is a regular bus service to Lerwick and other areas of Shetland.
Delting boating Club caravan park
Charges (including electricity):
Onsite Facilties: 23 pitches, all electrical hook-ups, 13 are at the bottom and the remaining ones are in the upper side for larger Caravans/Motorhomes and overspill. chemical toilet and motorvan waste disposal points, laundry & washing up facilities, showers, toilets, licensed club, launching slipway and mooring pontoon. Limited Tent Spaces.(large tents by arrangement only).
Offsite Facilities: Shops, restaurants, Fish & Chips, Chinese and leisure centre all within easy walking distance of the site.
Caravans & Motorhomes £25/night
Caravans & Motorhomes (Members) DBC - £23/night
Tents based on a 1-2 man tent £12.50 Additional persons £2.50 extra per person
All visitors become temporary members of the Club.
If there is enough interest, races will be organised for Saturday evenings. Yacht skippers are often on the lookout for new crewmembers. If you are interested, please contact the Club Secretary
Junior Sailing Instruction: Shetland Sailing Centre, which is based at the Delting Boating Club, offers Royal Yachting Association courses leading to awards of the Youth Sailing Scheme levels 1 to 4. These courses usually run on Monday evenings, starting mid May and continuing until the end of August. They are usually restricted to pupils from P5 and up and, for insurance purposes, their parents have to be members of the club. A family membership costs £42 per annum + a £3 joining fee.The club has also run more intensive one week courses during the school summer holidays but this depends on the availability of instructors.
Caravan Park layout and amenities
Prize Bingo throughout the year as published.
500 Monday's Fortnightly
Every Monday 3.30 - 4.30pm Move it or lose it classes with Ruth Archer (suspended until further notice).
Every Wednesday - Maakin & Yaakin 7pm - 10pm
25th November - Pool Night with Jarl Squad
8th December Xmas Prize Bingo in aid of Barns Xmas Party.
9th December – North School X’mas takeaway
17th December (Sunday) Darts competition (Dwayne Davies).
24th – 26th December – Not Available
27th December – Pool Competition (Neil Jones Memorial Cup) Oldies V Youngsters
28th December – Not Available
29th December – Bairns X’Mas Party 3pm to 5pm
4th January - Brae Men''s Night Meeting 7 for 9
We are open
Entry is by using a Swipe Card which a code will be supplied when you are booked in. We work with volunteers and don't have a warden onsite, so please be respective to your fellow campers. We are operating a booking system, however at peak times, you may have to stay on our larger or overflow spaces in the upper area.
Showers and Toilets are open, please follow our instructions so that we can remain open.
1. When entering the building to access toilets & showers through the lower door, you need to input the code to get access to the swipe card.
,a. insert code and take out card and swipe down.
b. The magnet will release which allow the door to be opened.
c. Replace card.
2. Please clean shower area after use and use squeegee and disinfectant spray on touch points.
3. Please dispose all your rubbish into designated bins for recycling. Thank You in advance.
100 Yr Book now on sale!
"100 years of the Delting Boating Club 1921~2021" -
New book to celebrate 100 years of the Delting Boating Club. Available from: DBC Clubhouse and the following outlets - Hillswick, Ollaberry, Tagon, Brae Garage, Eid and JWJ Shops. Shetland Times Bookshop. Skibhoul Stores, Baltasound. Henderson's, Cullivoe. Mary's, Aywick. Robinson & Morrison.
“Great Facilities, Many thanks" - Dave Plumb & Sue Warey - Kendal
"Thank you for the facilities" - John Ingold - Bucks
"We really enjoyed our time here" - Tony Sutton - Kingswinford
"Good site facilities, thank you" - Neil McNelis - Falkirk