Month: September 2016

Plockton, Kyleakin, Ornsay & The Biscuit Tin Castle

It is the tail end of the sailing season and again picking our spots to shelter from gales, it seems to be 1 day sailing and 3 days of gale is the current formula.  Plockton was todays destination and it was actually a very…

Rona & Loch Gairloch

Loch Gairloch.  Weather finally good to leave Stornaway and make our way back down south via a different route before (eventually) transiting the caledonian canal.  As we were departing Stornaway a neighbouring yacht offered us the use of his mooring at Loch Gairloch for…

Stornoway

Well it was a little disappointing that our adventure in the Scottish Hebrides didn’t go anything like our plan.  We had intended to spend a couple of weeks on anchor exploring all the little nooks and crannies, lochs & mountains along the east coast…

Loch Maddy

Uninspiring, which was disappointing as I just love the name – reminding me of my old dog back in Australia.  The weather was still blowing a gale and not looking like easing anytime soon which is why we had chosen to go to Loch…

Kallin Harbour & Wizards Pool

After the weather eased enough for us to continue north we spent a night on the hook (anchor) in a wee bay named Wizard Pool just north of Loch Boisdale on South Uist, we didn’t get off the boat just an overnight stop and…