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by Telo
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

Re: Where's this anchorage?

NormanS is getting very close on Scuttlebutt - http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread.ph ... ost6205736
by Telo
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

Re: Where's this anchorage?

More sheltered than Loch a Choire, and much easier to anchor in reasonable depths.

HINT: it's rather more to the north....

Incidentally Tom Marshall of "Shard" has some nice pics of Loch a Choire at http://thomarshall.co.uk/2225sept/handl.php
by Telo
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

Re: Where's this anchorage?

Good guess Donald, but both yourself and Derek are somewhat west of this marvellous anchorage. ;)

HINT: It's on the mainland.
by Telo
Sat Sep 30, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

Re: Where's this anchorage?

Nope. But definitely in Scotland. ;)

Really nice anchorage, totally enclosed and sheltered from all directions. Any ideas, anyone?
by Telo
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

Re: Where's this anchorage?

No suggestions? Should I try YBW or S&CS? ;)
by Telo
Fri Sep 29, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Contessa 26 for £2,000
Replies: 3
Views: 2481

Re: Contessa 26 for £2,000

Well, "Sale Agreed", that didn't take long.

Someone has got themselves a nice little number.
by Telo
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where's this anchorage?
Replies: 10
Views: 3466

Where's this anchorage?

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by Telo
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 3096

Re: Where is it?

Of course. Senior moment........ ;)
by Telo
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Where is it?
Replies: 7
Views: 3096

Re: Where is it?

Eilean Dubh Mor from ED Beag, Jura in background?
by Telo
Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: We've bought another boat
Replies: 17
Views: 6631

Re: We've bought another boat

Frayed knot.
by Telo
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:15 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Its been a good summer
Replies: 12
Views: 5324

Re: Its been a good summer

Nick wrote:Ceol Cholasa Colonsay. 12 - 17 September 2017 : http://ceolcholasa.co.uk/

Lagavulin Islay jazz Festival 15-17 September 2017 : http://www.islayjazzfestival.co.uk/

Jura Music Festival 22-24 September : http://www.juramusicfestival.com/


Ta muchly....
by Telo
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Wetsern Ferries annoyed at me
Replies: 2
Views: 4335

Re: Wetsern Ferries annoyed at me

Pretty poor show by the Western Ferries skipper. Probably just a bad day and, hopefully, not systemic.
by Telo
Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Jim McWhir, Rival34 "Rona"
Replies: 3
Views: 2920

Re: Jim McWhir, Rival34 "Rona"

Thanks Rob. Jim was just one these very exceptional people. I'm sorry that we couldn't be with you all in Stornoway, but we'd only just got home after a long absence.
by Telo
Sat Aug 26, 2017 10:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Jim McWhir, Rival34 "Rona"
Replies: 3
Views: 2920

Jim McWhir, Rival34 "Rona"

From The Scotsman, http://announcements.johnstonpress.co.uk/obituaries/scotsman-uk/obituary.aspx?n=james-mcwhir&pid=186413276. "On August 4, 2017, James McWhir died suddenly on his boat, Rona, moored in Loch Harport, Carbost, Isle of Skye, Scotland. He had spent many happy years sailing Ron...
by Telo
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Rival 34 for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 5203

Re: Rival 34 for sale

Co-incidentally, there's an obituary to Jim in today's "Times" at https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/obit ... -fsdk8dlj7, a pay site for which I do not have a subscription.

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