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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby claymore » Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:02 am

cpedw wrote:
claymore wrote:Port Ramsey

What brought about the change of heart?
claymore wrote: - did you ever park at Port Ramsay at the top end of Lismore? I enjoyed the pilotage getting in there but had a poor nights sleep because of the quarrying activities at Sanda.
June 26 2006 viewtopic.php?f=2&t=415

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claymore wrote:Is it as noisy there as Port Ramsey can be
April 30 2012 viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7016


I have become older and more tolerant.....
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby cpedw » Fri Nov 14, 2014 9:56 am

claymore wrote:I have become older and more tolerant.....
Me too. Do you suppose Nick "Peter Pan" will ever succumb?

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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Nick » Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:24 pm

claymore wrote:I have become older and more tolerant.....


Older, certainly . . .
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby claymore » Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:09 pm

Nick wrote:
claymore wrote:I have become older and more tolerant.....


Older, certainly . . .


I believe we would all struggle if you were to become more tolerant..... :shake:
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Nick » Sat Nov 15, 2014 1:33 am

claymore wrote:I believe we would all struggle if you were to become more tolerant..... :shake:


You'll probably never know :hat
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Fingal » Sun Nov 16, 2014 2:39 pm

marisca wrote:
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Silkie wrote:Loch Don.

I don't think you need worry about it getting too busy :) although I might have to give it a try next year.

I've wanted to go in there for years but I think a Wayfarer would be more the thing than the green behemoth.


Go for it, Ken! It must be a couple of years since her last RNLI tow.


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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Ghillie » Tue Nov 18, 2014 11:34 pm

1 Ardrossan Harbour......especially after a hard windward slog from Ardrishaig into ever increasing waves, which seems to happen annually. Had to take last second avoiding action for a basking shark in the entrance..couldn't see it in the waves.

2 Ardalanish which is bigger than it looks.

3 DB's bay. A delight.

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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Storyline » Wed Nov 19, 2014 9:12 am

Ghillie wrote: .....

2 Ardalanish which is bigger than it looks.
.....

When did you last go in and had the unauthorised mooring been removed ?
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Ghillie » Thu Nov 20, 2014 12:36 am

Monday 24th June 2014, according to our log.

The mooring, plumb in the middle, was there then with a red rib with a nasty looking stern on it. We put a kedge out the back to keep us off it.

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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Storyline » Thu Nov 20, 2014 10:33 am

Ghillie wrote:Monday 24th June 2014, according to our log.

The mooring, plumb in the middle, was there then with a red rib with a nasty looking stern on it. We put a kedge out the back to keep us off it.

Roger

It was there when we went in for the first time which was in July this year. You certainly cannot call the anchorage pretty but it is spectacular in a rocky sort of way and the mooring spoilt the desolate feel a bit. There was still plenty of room but as you say it was smack in the centre. Apparently it is not going to be removed (sadly) but moved to shallower water.

Great anchorage for messing around in the dinghy - plenty of little coves and inlets to explore.
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby Telo » Mon Jun 15, 2015 11:13 am

claymore wrote:
cpedw wrote:
claymore wrote:Port Ramsey

What brought about the change of heart?
claymore wrote: - did you ever park at Port Ramsay at the top end of Lismore? I enjoyed the pilotage getting in there but had a poor nights sleep because of the quarrying activities at Sanda.
June 26 2006 http://www.bluemoment.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=415

and

claymore wrote:Is it as noisy there as Port Ramsey can be
April 30 2012 http://www.bluemoment.com/forum/viewtop ... f=2&t=7016


I have become older and more tolerant.....


Does the conservatory double glazing help?

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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby claymore » Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:22 am

Oh yes, as does the Kingspan.....
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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby pagoda » Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:03 am

From this year's collection.

Loch Eriboll : Ardneakie (S) - with an easterly. Couple of other moorings of unknown vintage, but a reasonable bottom in the middle. (Stony near the edges)
Loch Laxford - Weaver's Bay. Once you fight your way past the mussel farms- superb holding in sticky black mud!
Kylesku- North Ferry Bay -better with a fisherman's I think. We held in 35Kt gusts, but un hooking the anchor from the rocky bottom took ages, so read as stony with weed.
Camas Glas- by Inverewe Gardens LochEwe. Fine quiet west bay. More useless in normal SW weather, so no moorings to deal with! We anchored in the main bay to visit the shop also. Gravelly sand and weed.
Sheildaig , Loch Torridon- fairly deep, but not too rocky or weed infested..

We've made some use of Bob Bradfield,s detailed charts this year. Fairly impressed :)

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Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Postby SteveN » Sun Aug 02, 2015 10:46 am

Ard Neakie does look nice. I've only driven past it mind on a very windy day but there was a boat anchored in there looking very snug.


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