Mike and I took Friday (20th July) off work for a trip around Ardnamurchan Point from Kilchoan to Portuairk… Ardnamurchan is the most Westerly point on the British mainland.
Launching at Kilchoan
Heading past Ormsaigmore.
We found a little bay (NM437629) for a bite to eat away from the minor swell…
Shortly after, in the bay of An Acairseid, we came across a basking shark… here passing next to Mike’s bow…
It hade a noticeable white mark down it’s dorsal fin and looked like a juvenile… …though I was surprised by it’s size as it passed under my boat.
We found another bay…
…and passed Eilean nan Seachd Seisrichean (try saying that after a few beers..)
…then things kicked up as we passed Corrachadh Mor. We were on spring tides and (intentionally) about 1h20min passed slack water (2:14pm).
Eventually Ardnamurchan lighthouse came into sight.
…and Mike took a few pics of yours truly…
According to my GPS we passed the lighthouse at 15:49. …and then explored the skerries of Sanna Bay
…eventually pulling in to Portuairk
…where I left one trusty steed…
…for another, and my ride back to pick up the car from Kilchoan.
A great day, thanks for the suggestion and company Mike !
Trip Odom : 19.2Km
Moving Time : 3h 16min
Moving Average 5.9Km/h