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Forth Belle – Our Fleet

‘The Belle’ is quite simply the pride of our fleet, 29 metres (83 feet) in length and is licensed to carry up to 215 passengers. For onboard events we suggest a maximum of 150 for comfort. There is a heated indoor saloon, which also has seating on the lower deck, a covered area on the aft deck.  Altogether this provides an excellent space for entertainment and dancing, and open decks fore and aft which provide seating for up to 80 people. ‘The Belle’ has a café/bar and is equipped with its own sound system for live music events. Some key stats include:

  • Overall Length: 29 metres (95 feet)
  • Cruising speed: 10 knots (11.5 mph)
  • Top speed: 12 knots (13.8 mph)
  • Powerplant: 2 x Perkins Sabre M215C engines

Cafe-Bar & Catering Facilities

On board the Forth Belle we have a selection of spirits, bottled and draught beers, teas, coffees and light snacks as well as also a range of gifts and souvenirs. The Forth Belle has a café-bar with further seating located on the lower deck and their are both male and female toilets located on either side of the mid-deck. Our bar serves a selection of hot and cold drinks and light snacks. Landing tickets for Inchcolm Island can also be purchased from the bar.

Buffet meals are served on board the Forth Belle on evening cruises, special events and private functions.

Capacity & Seating

Our vessel is licensed to carry up to 215 passengers. For comfort we limit passenger numbers on our evening cruises and special functions to between 130 and 150 persons.

The glass-roofed heated indoor saloon provides seating for up to 100 passengers. Both forward and aft decks provide seating for up to 80 people. Weather-proof seating is provided on the outside decks.

Additional Facilities

Binoculars are available to hire for a small, refundable deposit. Simply ask a member of our crew.

Our sightseeing tour also features a running audio commentary in English although printed translations in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Polish languages are also available.

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