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by mm5aho
Sun Aug 28, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Sailing to Skye
Replies: 21
Views: 5277

Re: Sailing to Skye

I stopped at Erraid recently. we anchored here http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/mm5aho/Lighthouses/Lighthouses%202011/IMG_3095.jpg and explored here http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/mm5aho/Lighthouses/Lighthouses%202011/IMG_3097.jpg and here - this is the Dubh Artach lookout http://i...
by mm5aho
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Coll moorings nonsense from Neil Smith
Replies: 54
Views: 15822

Re: Coll moorings nonsense from Neil Smith

I was in the area and stayed one night Arinagour couple weeks back. Noticed the moorings, and remembered this thread, but only just remembered to add my bit. The moorings look in good condition from the surface, as if quite new. But in my opinion they are too far north. Considering to pick one up an...
by mm5aho
Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Tim leaves Dunstaffnage
Replies: 7
Views: 3350

Re: Tim leaves Dunstaffnage

Sentiments above agreed.
I noticed him eating at the Frog one day with someone deep in discussion. Perhaps that was a job interview.

Doesn't he have two relatives also working there?
by mm5aho
Wed Aug 24, 2011 8:12 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach
Replies: 9
Views: 4729

Re: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach

Got to Skerryvore, but not Dubh Artach.. http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/mm5aho/Lighthouses/Lighthouses%202011/IMG_3147.jpg http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/mm5aho/Lighthouses/Lighthouses%202011/IMG_3149.jpg http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/mm5aho/Lighthouses/Lighthouses%202...
by mm5aho
Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: New light for Branra Rock, Lynn of Lorn
Replies: 10
Views: 4340

Re: New light for Branra Rock, Lynn of Lorn

[photobucket]Image[/photobucket]
by mm5aho
Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Situations Vacant: Sanda
Replies: 13
Views: 3697

Re: Situations Vacant: Sanda

missed that, yes, thanks.
by mm5aho
Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Situations Vacant: Sanda
Replies: 13
Views: 3697

Re: Situations Vacant: Sanda

I missed where it says that an applicant must be German speaking. Where was that?
by mm5aho
Sat Jul 30, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach
Replies: 9
Views: 4729

Re: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach

thanks for link. Interesting stuff
by mm5aho
Sat Jul 30, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: 3 in Tiree
Replies: 0
Views: 2257

3 in Tiree

Three yachts in Gott bay Tiree overnight last night. A record?
by mm5aho
Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach
Replies: 9
Views: 4729

Re: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach

Thanks! Haswell Smith mentions but gives no useful detail of either of these rocks or the lighhouses perched atop them. Raking about in my old charts, I came across a 1930s version showing Iona and Torran rocks, with a little inset chart of Dubh Artach. http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/mm5ah...
by mm5aho
Fri Jul 22, 2011 9:19 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach
Replies: 9
Views: 4729

Landing on Skerryvore and Dubh Artach

I hope to land on these two rocks to see the lighthouses this summer. Any advice about approaches and anchorage? the charts I have don't give a huge detail, but enough to approach. If the weather is OK, hope to anchor off and row "ashore". Landed on Hyskeir last summer, but weather prevent...
by mm5aho
Sat Jul 31, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Clyde Cruising Club sunflower video
Replies: 10
Views: 1620

Clyde Cruising Club sunflower video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgENMhtn8DA

Video from aboard Contender and up the mast of the boat next to us (Faustina 2) whose mast was easier to climb. Video and editing by son Matt.

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