Broadford Bay Skye developments?

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Broadford Bay Skye developments?

Postby mm5aho » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:48 pm

Can anyone report any developments of pontoons or a new quay in Broadford Bay Skye?
There's a report from a passing yacht of something happening there. Anyone know what?
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Re: Broadford Bay Skye developments?

Postby Nick » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:35 pm

Does anyone ever sail there? It's not exactly on the way to anywhere and has never seemed like a potetially rewarding detour.
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Re: Broadford Bay Skye developments?

Postby mm5aho » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:16 am

I have sailed past there! But not stopped, didn't seem much to stop for .
It's as part of the editorial team of the CCC Sailing directions that I'm enquiring after someone reported a new pontoon there.
Someone else has suggested that this could be the Kyle pontoons wintering location?
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Re: Broadford Bay Skye developments?

Postby cpedw » Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:18 am

It can be a useful place to get your breath back after negotiating Caolas Scalpay but apart from that, I agree there's not much point.

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Re: Broadford Bay Skye developments?

Postby Nick » Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:53 pm

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Never thought Caolas Scalpay was a breathing problem until this August, when we had to hang onto the 3rd reef to point high enough to scrape through, dropping the main completely and proceeding to Portree under a scrap of genoa thereafter.
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