Life at the end of the road

October 3, 2019

Southbound again :-)

Filed under: boats, daily doings — Tags: , , , — lifeattheendoftheroad @ 11:59 am

Well, it’s that time of year again and we’re heading off to sunny Troon for our annual drydocking.

I did set the alarm for 5:00am but ‘true to form’ was up before it, we were due to muster on Hallaig at 6:00 ready for a 6:30 departure. Where exactly we were going depended on a few things, weather and ability to get a berth being two of them. Whether it be Craignure, Lochaline or Oban it would be well south of Raasay for sure.

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So, as soon as Hallaig was ‘flashed up’ we departed the berth, loaded our cars and headed off for Troon, or at least the ‘first leg’.

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Bade farewell to Raasay and Dun Caan passed by the new Mowi fish feed plant, MV Mikal With  and under the Skye Bridge.

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By midday we’d passed the Small Isles, cleared ‘Archie’ (Ardnamurchan Point)  and taken the chicken out of the oven Smile

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Yesterday was spent manically preparing for today both at work and home, gear needed loaded aboard Hallaig and Sonas needed getting ready for MiL, instructions written, feed bins filled and car packed.

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MV Serene passing by a new Raasay residence being constructed.

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All fuelled up and ready to go Smile



  1. ‘Southbound’ Allman brothers does it for me

    Comment by midgiemo — October 3, 2019 @ 4:26 pm

  2. Comment by San — October 4, 2019 @ 6:46 am

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