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sound of Canna

Postby Rick_A » Thu Jul 21, 2016 11:32 pm

Anyone been up this way recently? Are the Basking sharks there just now, my young son has a fascination with sharks and is desperate to see one when we are sailing. Last time I went through the Sound of Canna about 12 years ago there was about a hundred of them swimming about, would be great to show him if they are there.

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Re: sound of Canna

Postby Nick » Sun Jul 24, 2016 11:06 am

There weren't any around when we went through three weeks ago.
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Re: sound of Canna

Postby SteveN » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:57 am

Try Gunna Sound if you're down that way as we've always found them there in numbers. They cruise around in the shallows and will often come and take a look at the boat, which can be quite scary as this enormous mouth looks about to devour you before diverting at the last minute.

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Re: sound of Canna

Postby lady_stormrider » Tue Jul 26, 2016 7:38 pm

I'll ask Aquaplane if we can get up there when I visit him next week
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Re: sound of Canna

Postby Fingal » Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:50 pm

We've been around the Small Isles most of the week and no basking sharks seen. A Minke off Cairns of Coll on Thursday and the occasional porpoise but otherwise a dearth of cetaceans.
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Re: sound of Canna

Postby mm5aho » Fri Jul 29, 2016 9:36 pm

2 basking sharks tonight in Gott Bay, Tiree.
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