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by Old Troll
Wed Mar 07, 2012 12:11 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: The weather in Argyll
Replies: 23
Views: 5431

Re: The weather in Argyll

Good one Nick I like it. :nod: Starting to get ready now for the season and hope to launch in early April. Good tides in the upper Clyde to enable Old Troll to emerge from underneath his bridge. oldtroll:
by Old Troll
Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Oban
Replies: 22
Views: 7024

Re: Oban

The snow has no been bad in East Kilbride this year either. :lol: :oldtroll:
by Old Troll
Sat Feb 04, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Places improved by a marina.
Replies: 36
Views: 11134

Re: Places improved by a marina.

Having visited Hartlepool since the 1960's, the marina and dockside developement must be classed as an improvement. :oldtroll:
by Old Troll
Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Visitor Moorings
Replies: 5
Views: 4143

Re: Visitor Moorings

Carradale harbour is as you say still a working harbour, although the fleet is greatly diminished from even a few years ago. The curved shape of the harbour also does not help any future developement, until this problem is solved the harbour will have its limitations. The Lakeside fish farm co also ...
by Old Troll
Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:40 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Visitor Moorings
Replies: 5
Views: 4143

Re: Visitor Moorings

Thanks Nick.
by Old Troll
Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Visitor Moorings
Replies: 5
Views: 4143

Visitor Moorings

Carradale on Kintyre are intending to have six visitor moorings in situation by Easter Time. The moorings will be situated to the north of the harbour towards portnacoul. Other facilities such as landing pontoon and improved toilet/shower etc are planned in the future. The village is hopeful of enco...
by Old Troll
Mon Jan 30, 2012 8:20 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Firth Of Clyde
Replies: 0
Views: 2867

Firth Of Clyde

I am informed that the Cloch lighthouse has now been relit and the Ardmore No5 buoy at Roseneath patch has been reinstated. :troll:
by Old Troll
Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:52 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New Member
Replies: 12
Views: 5450

New Member

Yes Ash I remember we met at Port Bannatyne and the other Vegas visiting. We visit Rothesay and Port Bannatyne often as we enjoy walking on Bute. I have also seen the Victoria 26 in the marina. As I said about Lyra being in run down condition, no way reflects the previous the efforts of the previous...
by Old Troll
Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New Member
Replies: 12
Views: 5450

Re: New Member

Thank you for the welcome. Yes Nick I enjoy sailing the Vega. The Lyra was run down and in poor condition when I bought her nearly seven years ago, but is now in descent condition for 42 years of age. I shall try to be a constructive in any communications I make as much as an Old Troll can be anyway...
by Old Troll
Thu Jan 26, 2012 1:33 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New Member
Replies: 12
Views: 5450

New Member

Hallo to All. This is my first posting. I have been following the site for sometime and have met a few of the members over the years. My boat is an Albin Vega which is moored at Colintraive in Kyles Of Bute during April - September and ashore in Rutherglen dockyard during the winter. Also I am the S...

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