Tag Archives: Loch Raa

Loch & Sea: kayaking to Achnahaird

My grand plans to try out my new packframe on a trek from Loch Maree back to the Summers got radically downsized to a day out from Inverpolly. Down at Boat Bay (left) we pumped up the IKs and set … Continue reading

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Packrafting in a Force 6 Gale

I do like a good storm. On the right was today’s coastal forecast for the Minch. You might call it the first big storm of the autumn. Some 250 miles to the north, out on the Faeroes and towards Norway … Continue reading

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Pacific Action V-sail revisited

Windy but warm and dry thanks for asking – a good afternoon to take the IK out sailing. I’ve not done that since Ningaloo last September (top right) when I was blown away so to speak, but not in a … Continue reading

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