‘2009 British Open by Sea’

This item appears on page 89 of the June 2008 issue.

The 105-passenger MS Andrea is being chartered by PerryGolf for a “2009 British Open by Sea Cruise,” July 11-20.

Starting at St. Andrews, the cruise-tour offers opportunities to play five courses along Scotland’s coast (Kingsbarns, Royal Aberdeen, Royal Dornoch, Machrihanish and Machrihanish Dunes), ending at Turnberry for the final round of the 138th Open Championship at the Ailsa course (after the Open, course access is an option).

Prices run $7,995-$12,500 for golfers and $6,895-$11,400 for nongolfers. There are sightseeing opportunities at St. Andrews, Aberdeen, Crathes Castle, Glenmorangie Distillery and Inverewe Gardens.

PerryGolf, based in Scotland, has a Wilmington, NC, office (800/344-5257, www.perrygolf.com).