Scottish Islands Peaks Race

Spring 2016 Oban – Troon This is no normal race and it is well to remember that! For sailors it is a┬ádemanding race which takes in some tricky tidal areas. Unusually for a race, picking up the crew or dropping the anchor, has to take place under sail. Equally it is a demanding race for […]

The Mull of Kintyre

By now we knew we were the last boat to leave Jura for Arran. Barbara, who was one of the organisers had politely asked if we were still competing. “Of course we are” was Chatlottes reply. To get to Lamlash on Arran we would have to round the Mull of Kintyre – a notorious headland […]