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by oboesailor
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Re: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?



I have found them now! Many thanks indeed. Oboe Sailor
by oboesailor
Sat Sep 05, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Re: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?

Thanks for the link to Penguin. It is a work of art. Did you ask me where the dream came from? A friend, Mary Lewis from N Uist has written an illustrated book of poetry "Saints and Sailors" following our Round Britain sail in 2005. I have one of the few copies, as it is unpublished and an...
by oboesailor
Sat Sep 05, 2009 9:31 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Re: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?

Markie - many, many thanks. I quick skim shows it's got a lot of good stuff.

Oboe Sailor
by oboesailor
Fri Sep 04, 2009 10:29 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: This Year's Summer Cruise, with pics (NW Scotland)
Replies: 9
Views: 6807

Re: This Year's Summer Cruise, with pics (NW Scotland)

Thanks for the details of your itinerary and for the photos. I hope to cruise much the same area next summer after bringing my boat back from Antigua. My Atlantic crossing blog and Caribbean cruise can be found at http://www.blog.mailasail.com/oboe , if of interest to you. Many thanks Oboe Sailor
by oboesailor
Fri Sep 04, 2009 6:48 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Re: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?

Hello Claymore,

My home port is Dartmouth, Devon but Oboe D'Amore is currently in Antigua. I plan to sail her back next year.

Nigel (oboe sailor)
by oboesailor
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Familiar with The Western Isles of Scotland?

We are planning to cruise the West Coast of Scotland and the Western Isles next summer in our Dufour 485 Oboe D'Amore. I have only sailed there once before, as part of a Round Britain trip so don't have a good knowledge of the area. Would welcome any input, such as links to relevant websites, blogs,...
by oboesailor
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: My ARC 2009 Blog - day by day
Replies: 0
Views: 2021

My ARC 2009 Blog - day by day

http://www.oboecharters.com/images/atlantic1-l.jpg ------- http://www.oboecharters.com/images/atlantic5-l.jpg Anyone considering an Atlantic crossing might like to skim through my blog at http://blog.mailasail.com/oboe . It contains a Google Earth track of our passage, which is fun and was generate...

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