Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gairlochy to Banavie, 25 May 2012

We had no crew, but Rob from Fingel came by to say hello and we press-ganged him into coming aboard (price was quantities of tea and cake and a lift from Inverness to Gairlochy with Adrian who was returning from … Continue reading

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Fort Augustus East to Gairlochy, 20 May 2012

Having worked out that the engines were suffering yesterday from the alternators not being wired in with enough copper in contact in each joint, therefore not enough power going to pump the cooling water round the hot engine, we asked … Continue reading

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Dochgarroch to Fort Augustus across Loch Ness

Ady and I cast off at 12.20pm, arrived 6 hours later… an epic journey of 9 engine shut downs, ¬†with Ady in the engine room all day, me alone at the wheel watching the guages that tell me which engine … Continue reading

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Setting off West – Inverness to Dochgarroch

It may not sound an epic journey, probably only 4 or 5 miles, but after having been stationary all winter. ¬† So much in the engine room has been taken apart and changed… it felt heart stopping as all first … Continue reading

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