Sunday, 22 November 2015

Fort William to Kyleakin, via Muck and Loch Scavaig (9th-24th July)

I took Raasay down Neptune's Staircase and on to Dunstaffnage on my own, having been abandoned by a crew struck down by sanity. I picked up Angus in Dunstaffnage and we went to Tobermory, Muck, Loch Scavaig (see earlier post) and Kyleakin - from whence he bussed home.

We had a good run up the Sound of Mull under the Aries - poled out genoa and prevented main. Everything very steady controlled. We couldn't have stopped easily, mind you ...:

You can see her yawing a bit here, but the vane brings her back on track easily:


Raasay on a visitors' mooring in Tobermory, with private waterfall.

Gallanach Bay, Muck, with Rum in the distance:

Raasay, anchored in Gallanach bay, Muck. Rum in the background.

The Muck Shop:

The Muck Shop

Eigg, from Muck:

Eigg, from Muck

Leaving Loch Scavaig:

Leaving Loch Scavaig

Visitors' mooring, Kyleakin, among friends:

Raasay in Kyleakin

Sunset, last day in Skye, Kyleakin:

Sunset, Skye Bridge (2)

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