Category Archives: Sea Kayaking

Corran Narrows, Ardgour & Kingairloch

Adventure-wise it’s been a frustrating Summer so far; I’ve had various work commitments regularly taking me away from the Highland’s since Spring. My genetic need for adventure ; aka “feeding the rat” has been gnawing away at me… There were … Continue reading

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Back on the water

Finally with the rain cleared, sunny skies coincided with a weekend free to get out sea kayaking…   However the forecast strong winds led to a change in plan and we sought shelter in the Lynn of Lorn. We launched at … Continue reading

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BCU 4 Star (Sea)

Wind : Southwest 5 to 7, perhaps gale 8 later, veering northwest 5 or 6 later. Sea state : Rough or very rough. Weather : Occasional drizzle, rain later. Visibility : Moderate or good, occasionally poor later. Two years of … Continue reading

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Skye Sea Kayak Symposium

This last week Summer has seemed on the wane in Glencoe.  Last Monday I was up a ladder, shirtless, painting our house in warm sunshine, but days since have been grey and with days shortening and nights drawing in there … Continue reading

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Undisclosed location…

While out paddling with a group on Monday… I was very fortunate to see an Osprey… These birds migrate to Africa every Winter and return to the UK in March/April.  John Wright is passionate about them and blogs regularly about … Continue reading

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Oronsay & Carna

I’ve never been a great reader; although the occasional novel grabs my interest sometimes I have to persevere and struggle with a book to reach its end. My copy of “Life of Pi” unfortunately added to my carbon footprint taking … Continue reading

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Lismore

Roughly 3 years ago Annie and I launched fully laden kayaks from the shore just North of Appin with the intention of a 2 day circumnavigation of Lismore.  I guess (hopefully !) I’ve learnt a lot over the last 3 … Continue reading

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