That time of year again

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That time of year again

Postby Telo » Wed Sep 17, 2008 6:06 pm

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Postby little boy blue » Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:05 pm

the nights will be drawing in then :)

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Postby Booby Trapper » Wed Sep 17, 2008 7:55 pm

Is that Pladda
Does that mean you're heading back to the Clyde for winter?

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Not Pladda......

Postby Telo » Wed Sep 17, 2008 8:30 pm

Hi Ian, not Pladda - we're still somewhat to the north at the moment, but yes, we're expecting to come back to the Clyde within the next month or so.

Meanwhile, where is it?

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Where is it?

Postby JohnBuch » Wed Sep 17, 2008 10:33 pm

South end of Lismore looking up to Beinn a'Bheithir?

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Postby Ocklepoint » Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:58 am

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Looking north over Lismore, south end, with Morven hills in the background

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Looking NW from Oitir Mhor Bay, Kerrera

Postby Telo » Thu Sep 18, 2008 12:40 pm

John was close, but Ocklepoint wins the dram (this has nothing to do with me being more more likely to see J than O).

We were anchored in Oitir Mhor Bay, Kerrera, so the the first pic is looking NW over the light on on Eilean Musdile, at the S of end of Lismore, towards Morven. The lower pic has the hills of Mull, from the same location.

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Postby Alcyone » Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:34 pm

I recognised it. Seen that view a few times, though only once this late in the year. I had to plan a night passage from Easdale to anchor in that bay for my day skipper course in June. It's dark in there at night!

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Postby Silkie » Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:15 pm

Not a patch on my last effort from there. :)

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Postby Telo » Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:43 pm

Quite a good anchorage - we had a bit of swell with wind that swung to the NW for a while, but nothing much. Felt quite remote - even although you could see, beyond Kerrera, the big hooses on the hill on the north side of Oban.

I didn't test the bottom before dropping the pin, but pulling it up, and the last few metres of chain was a bit of a struggle - very glutinous mud. Smelly with it.

Silkie - it was the earlier thread that put me in mind of the place. Which one was it? Would be tidy with a link.

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Postby Silkie » Thu Sep 18, 2008 10:57 pm

different colours made of tears

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Postby Alcyone » Fri Sep 19, 2008 8:04 am

That's looking North, is it? Fishfarm on the right hand side, deep water in front of it?

BTW, I think I saw Silkie in Dunstaffnage marina in June. Would have been 21/22nd?

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Postby Silkie » Fri Sep 19, 2008 5:56 pm

Presume you mean the boat rather than me since Silkie is certainly berthed there this season. I don't think I was there that weekend. At any rate there is nothing recorded in the log although I could have been on the sauce with Merry Monster if there was anything more than F3 forecast. :wink:
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Postby Alcyone » Sun Sep 21, 2008 6:55 pm

Oh, the boat, certainly. That weekend it was nice and calm, but it was blowing a 9 by Tuesday. I remember little about it, it being the first day of our course and having so much on my mind, but I do remember seeing a boat called Silkie.


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