Bad news for Craighouse

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Bad news for Craighouse

Postby Nick » Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:18 pm

[quote]4. Additional moorings and pontoons Project Sponsor: Isle of Jura
Development Trust


At present there are 8 mooring buoys in Small Isles Bay owned by ABC. It is difficult for visiting yachtsmen to get ashore. To meet the increasing demand for secure moorings it is planned to add an additional eight buoys. The project also includes signage and a landing pontoon with “bridgeâ€
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Postby Aja » Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:09 pm

Nick

After rocking and rolling all night whilst at anchor in August, Sheena said she'd never be back.

We would only really use it as an alternative to Gigha for waiting on tides for Mull roundings. It's a nice enough place, but not a particularly good anchorage or mooring in my opinion.

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Postby Telo » Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:23 pm

The trouble is Nick, these guys know that Craighouse has a bit of a reputation in the department of massively thick kelp and anchor dragging. I have no intention of paying for a temporary mooring, but will, in future, use the fisherman's anchor if free moorings are not available.

Anyway, more importantly imho, will be the siting of the moorings - my suspicion is that they will be close to the existing moorings thus pushing anchored vessels further out making it more "difficult for visiting yachtsmen to get ashore" if they choose to anchor, which makes the stated aims sound cynical.

It seems that the Jura Development Trust also want to build this;

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the antlers

Postby little boy blue » Thu Oct 25, 2007 1:48 pm

what is it ?

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Re: the antlers

Postby Telo » Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:15 pm

little boy blue wrote:what is it ?
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Postby little boy blue » Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:23 pm

:tmi: :lol:
terse, but no doubt all will be :moon: in due course

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Re: the antlers

Postby Aja » Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:41 pm

little boy blue wrote:what is it ?


I know nothing....but

....Hideous

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Postby little boy blue » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:08 pm

" Following a ballot held in January 2003 the Jura Development Trust submitted an application to the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) and Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE) to purchase the existing Antlers building and site on behalf of the community of Jura.

This bid was successful, and a second adjoining piece of land was purchased also with help from the SLF and HIE. The community had various get-togethers to discuss the future redevelopment of the site. A project was agreed upon that would include a Tearoom, Gift shop, Interpretation centre and Bunkhouse"

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congratulations, btw

Postby little boy blue » Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:18 am

another promotion parade - os shard taking the salute

bm pipes and drums, by the left, quick march

:bangingon :bangingon :bangingon

:pipes :pipes :pipes :pipes

:pipes :pipes :pipes :pipes

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Postby claymore » Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:34 pm

Well perhaps we should wait and see what evolves. There was a plan to build sheltered accomodation just by the track that runs from the hotel to the Pier but I understand its been shelved so perhaps "Antlers" will not come to fruition.
If you want a peaceful night in Craighouse just lie alongside the Pier - its wonderful but take a plank.
I think it you look on Google Earth and find Craighouse you'll see ma fine shup alongside and looking very peaceful
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Postby Telo » Tue Oct 30, 2007 6:46 pm

claymore wrote:its wonderful but take a plank.
That's no way to refer to Jimi. He'll be verra upset.


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