Monthly Archives: July 2013

Choppy’s Birthday

Last Saturday we set off on an epic journey South, I would have preferred the Drascombe to the Toyota but it was always going to be a rush so the sail boat would have to wait. Leaving Rona on a … Continue reading

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At Last – Sun

Been grey when everywhere else there had been reports of sunshine, but grey was maybe better than 32 degrees of heat!!! I dropped of our walkers (Celia and her Pal)to Raasay and picked up Fraser. Half way over we were … Continue reading

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Back To Normal

After the excitement of yesterday it is a dreich day here, with a promise of better weather we hold our breath. I have two trips to Raasay to-day but it is too rough to try that, so a wee delay … Continue reading

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Rescue Update

Yacht Maggie May was successfully floated off around 11pm last night. An eventful evening was concluded at dark with the Portree Lifeboat securing the yacht to our pontoon, lifting the anchors used to stabilise the grounded yacht. It started around … Continue reading

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Stornoway Coastgaurd

Well it had to happen, we have been watching the yachts trying to find this reef all summer and one or two have had a bite but Yacht Maggie May hit it right in the place you do not want … Continue reading

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Should Have Gone To Specsavers

Wednesday 10th: It started off a good day with glorious sunshine. Kenny and Gemma arrived on Seaflower for a visit with a group of visitors from around Shieldaig. Dogs are topical just now but no danger of this pair worrying anything!! … Continue reading

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Another Scorcher

Just finished writing up the last few days on the Rona blog and now catching up on events from yesterday on another scorcher of a day. Jim, Eddie and Michael arrived mid afternoon yesterday. Great pals from Belfast. I’ve known … Continue reading

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