Marinas

We have used several Marinas, we might not show you the whole marina, but there will be a shot of the maina, that will give you an idea of what you are in for.

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Why we built our own marina

We actually built our own marina out of way points, over two years ago, because we wanted to see if we could get into the Marina if the engine failed. Building our own maina So to build our...
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The dangers of helming a sailboat

Our stay in Tayvallich was really pleasant, with a good cross section of what Scotland has to offer, with a misty morning followed by a quiet sunrise, then glorious sun shine. However, the owner of...
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Our last hoorah! No more sailing!

The weather was overcast, but there was no rain forecast so we decided to explore Islay, so we took the bus to Bowmore. Bowmore can be best described as a one street town with the circular church at...
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Atlantic crossing. Easy-peasy

We had done a short bunny hop down the coast to Puilladobhrain Anchorage which was quite snug with quite a few yachts all anchored up. The entrance to the anchorage is 4m in depth but with having...
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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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Take a swim on the wild side

After picking up Karen we motored over to Loch Aline, last time we were there we had not even got off Salty Lass because it was just constant wind and rain. With Karen aboard, we wanted to rectify...
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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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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...
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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...
Raising money for the RNLI

The RNLI turned 200 years old on 4th March 2024. So as sailors and people who promote the joy of sailing, we thought that we would like to raise just £200. What we hope is that other people take up the shout and raise their own £200. In the last 200 years the RNLI have saved over 144,000 lives and yet they are funded entirely by people like you. They are not government funded.

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