The Mighty One

Weather warnings were being sounded days in advance. CalMac put Saturday’s sailings on alert of possible disruption. With conditions relatively calm the morning sailings had no problems. However, the afternoon/evening sailing was challenging due to the conditions. The wind was coming from the South, South, East and gusting towards 40mph. Winds from the South East […]

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As the sun set

Present on the ferry pier at Scarinish – admiring the sleek lines of the Yacht Exuma , and watching the sun sinking slowly beneath the western horizon the fishing boat ‘Ocean Maid’ sailed into the bay. It doesn’t seem right to say she dieseled into the bay. She didn’t steam into the bay either. She […]

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