Time Bandit

Whiling away Covid lockdowns cruising slowly towards South Africa for November ‘21.

02 August 2021
26 July 2021 | Covid safe, full body condom by Gucci
17 July 2021
09 July 2021 | Celebrating our permission to stay
03 July 2021 | Can’t get between a girl and her GS1200
26 June 2021
26 June 2021
12 June 2021
04 June 2021 | Sunset in Beau Vallon
29 May 2021
27 May 2021
14 May 2021
30 April 2021
23 April 2021
15 April 2021 | With Aisee on the Home Stay promotion site
12 April 2021
05 April 2021
02 April 2021

Canal, second half

14 May 2013
Cairnbaan to Crinan .... (the best trip I've been on) see YouTube under Crinan Canal Boat Song!

Morning dawned wet but soon cleared and we had a bright sunny morning heading along the canal. As the canal hasn't shrunk, boats have definitely got bigger. Last time I was in the canal 4 boats could easily get into a lock. Now, we filled one ourselves.

By 2pm we had made Crinan and passed out through the sea lock into the Sound of Jura in blazing blue skies with the west coast in all its splendour (i.e. it wasn't raining) opening up in front of us. The original plan had been to head for Craobh Haven but with a good sailing breeze and sunshine we instead made for Puilladhobrain (call it Pool Dorran- pool of the otter). We anchored overnight in near desolation and by morning had the anchorage to ourselves.

A quick walk in the morning to the Tigh na Truish hotel (where the locals used to change from their banned kilts to tartan trews, the gruesome things yer ma used to make you wear to go and see granny) before heading inland for their shopping..... or raiding!)
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Vessel Name: Time Bandit
Vessel Make/Model: Outremer 51
Hailing Port: Largs, Scotland
Crew: Anne and Stuart Letton
About: ex dinghy and keelboat racers now tooled up with a super sleek cat and still cruising around aimlessly, destination Nirvana...
Extra: May’21. Now in Seychelles, either ‘till October when we head for South Africa or maybe we do an early side trip to Tanzania. Who knows.
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