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Our blog contains, videos - these all have Prudence in the bottom left hand corner, galleries - these have © Salty Lass in the corner and just plain stories or how tos - these are plain pictures. However you use this blog, we hope that there is lots for you to enjoy.

Watch our "Who turned the summer off" video and add comments etc.

Who turned the summer off

After a few days in Millport we were still on the Mooring balls rather than at anchor and there was a very good reason for this. The mooring balls were free. Now realistically we could of moved to...
Watch oor "Mooring and Moaning in Millport" video and add comments

Mooring and Moaning in Millport

We prefer to ENJOY our sailing rather than ENDURE our sailing, but sometime that just does not happen. After we had stayed the night in Rothesay, we went to Millport to go to the moorings there....
Watch our "Pressing the distress button" video and add comments etc.

Pressing the distress button

Our journey continues around the Firth of Clyde, taking our time for us it is the only way to go. We were in Lochranza which is at the top of Arran, there they operate an honesty box, so we went...
Watch our "Whisky, anchors and strange monsters" episode and add comments etc

Whisky, anchors and strange monsters

We were at last in Scotland, in Campbeltown and our 2021 adventure could begin at last. Of course weather delayed the start of our adventure, so while we were holed up in Campbeltown, we did boring...
Watch our "Sailing to Scotland 2021" video and add comments etc

Sailing to Scotland 2021

There are plans, desires and what we want to do, then there is the UK weather and soon you realise that your plan is out the window. Our plan was to go North and explore parts of Scotland that we...
Watch our "Failure at Fairhead" video and add comments etc.

Failure at Fair head

If everything goes to plan. It is a trip not an adventure. We were up and out to sea by 04:40, on 2nd May 2020, far too early in my opinion but when you need the tide to get you somewhere then...
Watch our "Not what we expected" video and add comments

Not what we expected

Our contract for Carrickfergus Marina had expired on 30th April so it was a good thing that it was a sailable day for sailing because we had to go. We had tested the boat, we gad tested ourselves so...
Watch our "Rusty Sailors" video and add comments

Rusty Sailors

Salty Lass was tested as much as we could, so now it was time to go out and test ourselves with a few basic manoeuvrers like tacking, putting reefs in, gybing and the like. Also seeing as Beverley...
Watch our "First sail of the season" video and add comments

First sail of the season

We have been working so hard to get Salty Lass ready for sailing. It is amazing the amount of work that needs to be completed to get a boat ready, servicing the engine, and making repairs where we...
Watch our "Disaster Zone" video and add comments

Disaster Zone

After living aboard for four months and not moving our boat was what could only be described as a disaster zone. We had all the tools and equipment that we normally have in the v-berth in the back...