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MV Lord of the Isles

MV Lord of the Isles


Affectionately known as LOTI by those who travel with her, the MV Lord of the Isles, Righ nan Eilan in Gaelic, joined the fleet in 1989. She has been well utilised during her service, and is one of the most well travelled ferry in the current CalMac fleet. Since the summer of 2017, MV LOTI has been partnered with MV Loch Fyne on the Mallaig - Armadale ferry crossing, and travels from Mallaig - Lochboisdale once a day.

On Board Facilities


Food and Drink - Please be aware that all on board food and drink outlets will close from 5pm on 27 December until further notice. Please come prepared for your journey. We have taken this decision due to the current Covid19 situation where a number of our crew have been affected. It means that all restaurants, coffee cabins, bars and shops on board the ferries will now close with immediate effect. Read more on our food and drink FAQ


Located on Decks 4 and 5

Baby Changing Facilities

A dedicated baby changing room is available on Deck 5.

Accessible Toilets

Located on Deck 4

Accessible Lifts

The lift from the car deck to Deck 4 can comfortably accommodate wheelchairs.

Find out more about how we can help and how you can request assistance, in our passenger assistance section. 


Free Wi-Fi available on board. Find out more in our Wi-Fi section.

Internal Pet Area

Internal seating areas for you and your pet are located on Decks 4 and 5. Find out more about travelling with pets in our travelling with pets section.

Outdoor Seating

Located on Deck 5

Recliner Lounge

Located on Deck 4

T.V Lounge

Located on Deck 4

Observation Lounge

Located on Deck 5

Baggage Area

Located on Deck 4 

Mariners Cafeteria

Located on Deck 4. 

Coffee Cabin

Located on Deck 4.

Game On

Located on Deck 5. Open to passengers over 18 years old. 


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Appledore Ferguson Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow
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