Sailing At First Light

This morning the MV Clansman berthed at Tiree at First Light. For the third consecutive Sunday there has been an amended timetable. It has meant the ferry leaving Oban Ferry Terminal under the cover of darkness. On the first two Sundays the ferry left Oban at 4:00am. Drivers and their vehicles had to present themselves […]

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Adverse Weather

Living on a Hebridean Island off the West Coast of Scotland the phrase “adverse weather’ has threatening connotations. The ferry may be may be liable to disruption, delay or cancellation. With only one sailing a day scheduled in the summer timetable, and five sailings a week in the winter timetable, the ferry service is vital. […]

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“Have You Had A Winter Yet?

Happy Birthday! We have been here on the Isle Tiree for just over six months.  One of the questions we were asked when we announced to someone on the ferry that we were moving to Tiree was, “Have you had a winter yet?” It was said with such feeling! We arrived on the island as Summer […]

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