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Summer 2000: sailed from Newcastle (Royal Quays) to Inverness accompanied by Clive and Anne Rand.  Then through the Caledonian canal to our then home marina at Largs; finally completing our return from Turkey.


Total distance sailed - 3000 Nm.

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2001:  Largs to Bangor (Northern Ireland), Port Ellen (Islay), Dunstaffnage (left yacht here for Lucy's wedding) then on to Lochboisdale (South Uist), Lochmaddy (North Uist),  Bus to Eriskay, return to Largs via Portree and Isleornsay (Skye).

2002: Following refurbishment at Silvers Marine, sailed from Largs to Ballycastle (Northern Ireland) and Port Ellen (Islay).

2003  Largs to Bangor, Ardglass and Howth (Dublin, Ireland)

2004 Largs to Orkney via Cape Wrath and Scrabster. Return through Pentland Firth,Inverness and Caledonian canal.

Summers 2000 to 2005

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Dolphins and fog off Peterhead

Approaching Inverness

2005: Largs to Portree (Skye), Lochmaddy (North Uist) and Barra with Clive and Anne Rand.

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Clive; Caledonian canal

Lochboisdale (South Uist)

Lochmaddy (North Uist)

Lochmaddy (North Uist)

Eriskay

Portree (Skye)

Isleornsay (Skye)

Approaching Ardnamurchan point

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Katie helms back to Largs

Ballycastle

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Celtic cross on Islay

Final touches at Silvers Marine

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Ardglass

Howth

Howth

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Cape Wrath

Scrabster

Stromness (Orkney)

Skara Brae (Orkney)

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Neptune's staircase

Caledonian canal

Firth of Lorne

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Dunstaffnage marina

Kyleakin marina (Skye)

Kilt rock (Skye)

Castle Bay (Barra)

Old Man of Storr (Skye)

Ring of Brodgar (Orkney)

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Lucy and Vince wedding

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