Buxton disappears again!

Once again there was panic on board this morning as we couldn’t find Buxton! We’d spent the night at anchor outside Rosslare, a busy ferry terminal, so there was no pontoon for him to escape on. If he wasn’t on board, it could mean only one thing: he was away with the fishes! I’d seen […]

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Republic of Ireland

Last weekend we left Amalia in Dun Laoghaire marina and stayed at an old friend from university's place in Dublin. We packed a light bag for the weekend and a box with a cat in it too. Nicola was, as ever, a great host and took us on a tour of the city, starting at […]

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Heading south

We’ve now reluctantly left beautiful Scotland in our wake and are heading south. In the past week we have covered about 200 miles from Oban, through the Crinan Canal, around the Kyles of Bute to the Isle of Arran, and then after a night at anchor in Loch Ryan across the North Channel to Bangor […]

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The Western Isles – Part II

Well I guess in the inevitable has happened and we’ve finally seen some true Highlands’ weather! On the night of the 29th we had a quiet evening with good weather at anchor on the Isle of Ornsay. The next morning we had a great sail to Malaig, even Buxton enjoyed it – listen out for […]

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