Category Archives: Scotland

Gaelic Greetings!

As so often, our progress through the water is far faster than our progress with the blog, with which we’re way behind the pace.  With many hundreds of sea miles under her keel since the last post, Pipistrelle is now … Continue reading

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Heading South again – Islay to Milford Haven

The course from Port Ellen to the Mull of Kintyre is south east.  Sailing being what it is, and Murphy being alive and well, the wind was in the south east and so straight on the nose!  We weighed the … Continue reading

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Classic Malts Cruise – Whisky Galore!

Loch Harport, Friday 18th July We’re now beginning our second week’s cruising and our overall impression so far has been one of brilliant organisation.  Without exception Diageo and the World Cruising Club team have been efficient, helpful, reliable and on … Continue reading

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The Mull Circumnavigation

Currently we’re at Oban Marina on the island of Kerrera, where we’re now fully provisioned for the Classic Malts Cruise, and awaiting the arrival of Helen, Brian and Nick.  The freezer is on because we’re not at all sure where … Continue reading

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Scotland the Brave!

In Port Ellen we awoke to ‘mizzle’– that’s a cross between mist and drizzle.  May the word not be used frequently in the blog over the next couple of weeks! We seem to be dodging a lot of adverse weather … Continue reading

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