The local currency is the Pound.
If, you are an european citizen, you don't need any visa if you want to stay less than 90 days in the country. You just need to have a valid ID or a passport valid during all the length of your trip.
There is no special risk in Scotland Numéros utiles< Emergency : 999
Power is 220 V and all the plugs are the same as in Europe.
The climate of Scotland is temperate and oceanic, and tends to be very changeable. It is warmed by the Gulf Stream from the Atlantic. In general, the west of Scotland is usually warmer than the east, due to the influence of the Atlantic ocean currents, and the colder surface temperatures of the North Sea. Tiree, in the Inner Hebrides, is one of the sunniest places in the country.
Conditions of boat rental
If you want to rent a sailboat or a motorboat, you need a sailing licence or a boat licence.
Sailboat and Catamaran in Scotland