Loch Fyne Cruisers, Tarbert

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Loch Fyne Cruisers, Tarbert

Postby Windfinder » Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:19 pm

Does anyone remember "Loch Fyne Cruisers", Tarbert and/or know what happened to them? No special reason for asking, just wondering.

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Re: Loch Fyne Cruisers, Tarbert

Postby Aja » Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:44 am

Certainly remember them - bit like lochgoilhead cruisers... went about with fenders permanently rigged. Did they not also have a fleet of Highlander 28's for charter too?


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Re: Loch Fyne Cruisers, Tarbert

Postby sahona » Tue Aug 25, 2009 8:38 pm

Were the highlanders named after family members?... Stevie-B etc.? We have one in Troon and I'm sure his sibling is in tarbert. If those are they (to coin a phrase) it's been a long time since they came on the public market.
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Re: Loch Fyne Cruisers, Tarbert

Postby Falkirkdan » Tue Aug 25, 2009 11:52 pm

Susie B is now in Tarbert. Alistair having moved it from Kip in March. Mind him telling me it was one of a group named similiar.

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Re: Loch Fyne Cruisers, Tarbert

Postby cpedw » Wed Aug 26, 2009 9:42 am

The three were Suzy-B, Sammy-B and Stevie-B, named after their children. I don't know if they had a plan in case the fleet expanded (or the brood). They were run by Linda & Stewart Byron, the last people known to run the Frog as a pleasant pub with decent food. They are currently heading south aboard Yell Sound for the ARC I believe.

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