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by sadlermike
Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Summer mooring rental \ Oban ish area
Replies: 3
Views: 3195

Re: Summer mooring rental \ Oban ish area

I am not using my mooring at Tayvallich.
by sadlermike
Thu Nov 13, 2014 5:05 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Top three (or more) anchorages
Replies: 58
Views: 43549

Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Yes, excellent shelter in Loch Scadabay. Depth is the problem. There is limited swinging room. At the deepest place to drop anchor I was swinging into depths of 1.4 metres.
by sadlermike
Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:06 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Top three (or more) anchorages
Replies: 58
Views: 43549

Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Limiting myself to places I visited in 2014 I offer; Loch Scadabay, Harris for the excitement of entering in SE5 Tanera More, Summer Isles for the perfect shelter from a prolonged gale Village Bay, St Kilda for the pleasure of arriving just before a perfect sun rise and leaving before the islands we...
by sadlermike
Sat Dec 14, 2013 5:27 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Where was I this week?
Replies: 7
Views: 5191

Re: Where was I this week?

Official pontoon capacity now 48 boats. Surprisingly, there is still plenty of room to manoeuvre. Only problem I faced when there in November was that I had to provide my own water hose but this is to be addressed.
by sadlermike
Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: More North & West than usual..
Replies: 10
Views: 6052

Re: More North & West than usual..

Hi Graeme I took exactly the same gear as I do for a trip to Norway or in the Western Isles. I did not take a survival suit. First time, my wife and I left from Stornoway and continued from the Faroes to Iceland. Second occasion, I was single-handed and left from Kinlochbervie and returned to Carbos...
by sadlermike
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:43 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: More North & West than usual..
Replies: 10
Views: 6052

Re: More North & West than usual..

I have been twice; most recently in 2010. Stunning scenery, challenging tides, often lousy weather. What would you like to know?
by sadlermike
Wed Dec 30, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: I watched Highlander again over Christmas
Replies: 9
Views: 2424

Re: I watched Highlander again over Christmas

I watched The Wicker Man. If you think that Sean Connery swordfighting was stunning, you should have seen Britt Eckland's solo naked dance in the Wicker Man! No idea where on the west coast it was filmed. To be repeated tonight at 10 pm. I'll have to watch it again (with the excuse that I want to tr...

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