Anchor

We have dropped the hook in a few places, some sucessfully and some not so good, but here we have collected together where we have anchored.

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Trouble in paradise

We were in the anchorage off Lingay island, but the wind was at 22knots which is beaufort 5 but we also had gust at 6. The islands around the anchorage gave some protection so that the sea state was...
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We get the weather wrong

We were in Canna and the weather forecast was for a motor, so we decided that we would stay in Canna for the day, so I sorted out Beverley’s seat in the cockpit and Beverley put videos...
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Scotland's best kept secret

We had finally got past Ardnamurchan point and it's lighthouse, which needed a lick of paint in my opinion. It was the same colour as the rock it stood on, so did not particularly stand out. The...
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We can do this the hard way or...

We anchored in Loch Aline, this meant that on this trip we had been on the pontoon, taken a mooring ball, and now we were anchored. So, if you ever come to the Loch Aline, there are plenty of places...
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Making Progress

A different day in Scotland and the weather was completely different. The day before we had too much wind, while on this day we had too little and what we did have was bang on our nose, so we...
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Marina Hokey Cokey

It was at last time to leave our morning in the Menai straights. We had been there two weeks, and in that time we had a rest which we both needed. Three weeks of being in the yard working flat out...
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I can't believe this was aboard

Relaxing in the Menai straights can be hard, especially if relaxing is not your thing. So while I was away at my Mums, Beverley scrubbed the deck several times, getting rid of the yard muck. It took...
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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...
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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...
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How not to protect your lines

Well our last three videos have been about different stuff just so that we could avoid the weather, but it is part of boat life and how we are living, so in this episode we really tell you what it...