Once again in Oban

Loch Feochan to Oban Marina – 5.3 miles in 1 hr 45 minutes An early start this morning to catch high water and leave Loch Feochan. Woke up to a lovely calm morning and headed off from the mooring at Ardoran around 5.30am. Passed various herons fishing for breakfast along …

Back in the water

After a couple of days of cleaning, polishing and antifouling, the boat was all ready and around high water the yard put her back in the water. Below is slightly sped-up version of this. Once on the water, I spent a couple of hours setting up the rig and trying …

Waking up from the winter

At last – the gales and rain have gone (hopefully) and the sun has come out in Scotland, so the time has come for Charmary to wake from her winter slumbers. We arrived back in Ardoran this afternoon and it was with a slight feeling of dread that I went …

Finishing up at Loch Feochan

Summary: Oban to Loch Feochan. 6.5 miles in 1 hour and 25 minutes. The last trip of the season today. A short run from Kerrera to Ardoran Marine in Loch Feochan where the boat will over-winter. We had to wait until around 10.45 am to leave as we had been …