Tag Archives: Fort Augustus

Locks and Bridges

I wrote recently of the dreams that are attached to boats and every time we cruise the length of the Caledonian Canal it amuses me how constrained this journey is and yet the common perception of our life aboard is … Continue reading

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Sail Caledonia 2016

Last year for Sail Caledonia we had fierce South-westerly winds, low temperatures and lots of rain… we did wonder why we spent a week putting ourselves through long hours of work for a whole lot of scary cruising which took … Continue reading

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Sail Caledonia 2015… yes posted just before Sail Caledonia 2016

In case you  haven’t heard about Sail Caledonia on this blog before, Loch Ness Barge is a support vessel for a race / raid between Loch Linnhe on the West of Scotland and the Beauly Firth on the East of … Continue reading

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9 May 2015, from Fort Augustus to Laggan

Waking up on the jetty at the West end of Loch Ness is perfect on a sunny morning.  Our engines were running when this picture was taken, we were all poised to cast off, chug up the reach, through the … Continue reading

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8 May 2015, Heading West

We set off at 10.30 from Muirtown Basin, heading for Fort Augustus.  Things didn’t go that quickly, despite perfect weather conditions we didn’t reach our destination until 19.30.  Today was a perfect example of why travelling through a canal such … Continue reading

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