Monthly Archives: July 2018

2018 Summer Cruise Week 7 – Oban to Troon

Andy Connor (s), Diana La Rue, Laurence Cale, Jonathan Gillams, Lorna McKenzie, Kiki Connor After John Halliday’s exciting excursion to Skye, we picked Relax up from the new transit marina in Oban to start the journey back south again.  It seems that the Oban authorities have finally decided that allowing yachts to moor close to town is…
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2018 Summer Cruise week 6 – Over the Sea to Skye

Given a morning tide favouring a west-bound passage through the Sound of Mull, the initial idea was for an anti-clockwise circuit of Mull, perhaps visiting Staffa (Fingal’s Cave) and Iona. However a combination of benign weather and a wish to avoid tourist boats at peak holiday season prompted a more adventurous excursion to the Isle…
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2018 Summer Cruise Week 5 – Troon to Oban

Colin Field, Julie Field, Janet Carroll, Mike Thompson (s) photo: Tom Lynch (m) [photo_gallery_wp id="2"] Itinerary June 30 - Campbeltown Loch July 2 - Port Ellen, distilleries, lobsters July 3 - early start up Loch Craignish to Ardfern July 6 - Oban
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