Mooring Balls

There are lots of mooring balls that you can use while you are cruising, they are usually cheaper than a pontoon, they are really easy to hook yourself on to and they are minimum fuss when you leave.

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Diesel engine exhaust elbow

The clean up after our Pan Pan begins, so we sort out our problems and we discuss wind over tide. One of the issues that we had discovered after our Pan Pan was that the diaphragm around the...
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Pan Pan

Water was gushing into the engine compartment and filling up with diesel fumes so we declared a Pan Pan. We had at last escaped Conwy, the weather was pleasant and we could at last feel the...
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Do the Hokey Cokey - Carrickfergus & Bangor - Sailing Belfast Lough

We had taken refuge in Larne lough for the night. It was great of the boys from the East Antrim boat club, to let us have the mooring. There was a south going tide quite early that morning so we...
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Sailing Scotland

Our 2019 cruise around Scotland started in Port Ellen on the isle of Islay which won our good variety award as there was lots of good walks in the area, a good point of interest, to go and explore...
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Rock 'n' roll

So it was time to say Goodbye Scotland for now, we will be back, we only scrapped the surface of what Scotland has to offer, there is so much more to see in Scotland, so we will have to come back...
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Lashing down in Lamlash

We had left Troon and we managed to sail across the Firth of Clyde to Arran and a town called Lamlash which is just behind a small island called Holy island which gets its name because of St....
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Liv'n the dream

After we had left Largs we motored to Millport just three nautical miles from Largs. There we went onto a mooring which was rated at 15tonnes and cost only £10 for the night. We came in at low...
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Tobermorey

We were in Lochaline and I decided to investigate making a storm sail. I had bought a cheep shower curtain in Oban and I decided to use this for my prototype. In my idea, I was thinking about using...
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Salty Sausage rides again

We were off once again and this time we were off to a little island called Gigha, there was absolutely no wind, so we motored across. While we sat in the cockpit keeping an eye on the autopilot, we...
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In trouble again

We had stayed overnight on a mooring buoy outside Peel harbour, so that we could leave on the morning tide which would be heading south. Beverley manoeuvred Salty Lass off the mooring while I...
Raising money for the RNLI

We were only on our third sail in our brand new boat to us and we had to call the coast guard for assistance. That assistance came in the shape of a RNLI boat from Portpatrick, so we have decided to raise money for the RNLI through our Damsels in distress page on just giving, that way you know that any money goes straight to them. We have set ourselves a target of £500 and we would like to honour our pledge, so if you like our videos then please give a little to those who rescue people in the seas around the UK.

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