The journey south commences

We leave Coll bright and early the following morning with Oban as our destination. We cross the Passage of Tiree towards Mull and are the...

Islands and dolphins

Tobermory is a beautiful little harbour with houses on the waterfront all painted in different colours - making it reminiscent of...

Back to salt water

The next morning we wake at 06:30 giving us the one and a half hours we like to have before departure. The Fort Augustus flight...

Into the Caledonian Canal

We have now sailed exactly 665 nautical miles (1,232 kilometers) from IJmuiden to the most northerly point of our trip around Britain and...

Final stops north

Planning a trip round Britain is far from straight forward. One of the key constraints which we are bound by is the depth (draft) of our...

Change of plan

We set the alarm clock early in order to leave Eyemouth with sufficient water under the keel. In effect this sees us motoring out of the...

At anchor at Holy Island

We leave Amble shortly before low water with just enough water under the keel to get over the tidal sill at the harbour entrance. The sea...

Going north

As we leave Whitby and sail out to sea again we both realise how lucky we are with the sunshine in the first half of May. Our destination...