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Cruise 4 - 11 June


4 June 2022 BB Oban, as crew finalise plans for early departure.... View from McCaig's tower Sunset 10pm Oban  Beautiful Oban Oban at 2300  And another one!  5 June 2022 Leaving Oban Another perfect day. Leaving south out of Oban. Heading to Tinkers Hole...  Steady 10 kts  360 degree view !!!!  South side of Ross of Mu...

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Troon to Oban


29 May 22 Perfect gentle sail Troon to Arran.... approaching Holy Isle Lamlash Do you need a hat, Patrick?  Crew rendition of 'Mull of Kintyre'!  Departing Lamlash & Holy Isle 30 May 22 Is Fiona (Skipper of the Day) being too cautious? We have been within arm's reach of the lifeboat for 24 hours … Campbeltown lifeboat, view from the f...

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Channel Islands Cruise


The main challenge and attraction of sailing in the Channel Islands is the large tidal range and strong tidal currents. Get the calculations wrong and either shoot past the desired destination or not be able to make enough progress to get there at all! As it turned out the tides worked in our favour pretty much all week with no outrageously early s...

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Mallaig to Oban

Pascal, Geoff, Stuart, Laura, Mike & Matt.

An awful lot had been promised about sailing around the west coast of Scotland by our skipper Stuart. I can happily report that there was no exaggeration. We had decent wind, various forms of weather and fantastic anchorage opportunities all week long. Skippered by Stuart with his motley crew - Matt, Mike, Pascal, Geoff & Laura - we had a fanta...

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