‘Sailing home’. Perhaps it ought to be ‘Rail-Sail’. Our journey to Tiree included both train and ferry. A joy shared with a fellow enthusiast also homeward bound by ferry. ‘I love it when a plan comes together.’ Stop! ‘There is many a slip between cup and lip’. However In the end it all worked out […]Read more "SAILING HOME"
Glancing out of the window a large vessel could be seen on the horizon. Closer inspection revealed this to be a cruise ship. Marine Traffic identified it as ‘Silver Wind ’. The Silver Sea Website claims Silver Wind is a perfect illustration of how complete a small-sized ship can be. With just 296-guests, beautiful suites and […]Read more "A Touch of Silver"
Tiree has lived lived up to its reputation as Scotland’s Sunshine Capital. While the rest of the UK is sweltering, it is sunny and moderately warm here. It is just right for our visitors to explore the island and see Tiree at its glorious best. The day dawned sunny and calm. After recent stormy weather is was a […]Read more "Tiree Welcomes Visitors"
The Caledonian MacBrayne ferry for Tiree leaves the West Coast port of Oban every day in the Summer Timetable and 4 or 5 days a week in the winter timetable. Oban is a bustling town in the summer with all kinds of vessels coming and going – fishing boats, boat trips to watch the seals, […]Read more "Which One is for Tiree?"
What’s that out in the bay? It looks a bit like a private yacht, but then it is like a mongrel – a cross between a yacht and a fishing boat. In fact that is what it is a fishing boat converted into a small cruising ship that explores the waters of Argyll and the […]Read more "What’s Out in The Bay"