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The Secrets of Priest Island

Seawave main page High pressure alert! No, my range of recreational leisurecraft weren’t about to blow, it’s the weather – and that’s not about to blow. Far from it. A high was about to lasso the north of Scotland with its concentric isobars. … Continue reading

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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Part 3 ~ Skye to Ullapool

Part 1 2010 • Part 2 2011 In 2011 I met Gael after he ran out of time and weather to complete the second stage of the Scottish Sea Kayak Trail he started in 2010 in his Grabner H2. According to the guy who … Continue reading

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Back in the sunny Summer Isles

Here we are back in the Summer Isles for the duration. Temptingly calm and sparkly out there right now, and we’re told it’s been fabulous weather these last few weeks. On his blog, this chap reported 28°C a couple of weeks ago near … Continue reading

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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Part 2 ~ Raasay to Loch Torridon

Grabner H2 report • Part 1 (previous) • Part 3 (next) Scotland 2011 Raasay – Rona – Loch Torridon On Saturday May 14, I left Paris very early and drove all the way to Scotland (save the channel crossing on a ferry). I … Continue reading

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A wet weekend that turned windy

 Gale warning 23 May 09:53 UTC Violent storm force 11 veering northwesterly imminent, decreasing gale force 8  That storm hit some 200 miles west of here in Rockall, but you get the picture; it’s kite-shredding weather round here right now. Friday … Continue reading

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Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Part 1 ~ Gigha to Skye

Gaël Auffret Grabner H2 report  • Part 2, May 2011 • Part 3, May 2012 I was not actually used to camping in the rain. My personal survival mode turns on with the first rain drops. I started worrying about staying … Continue reading

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Grabner H2 inflatable kayak

by Gaël Auffret Scottish Sea Kayak Trail Report • Map of SSKT • Grabner overhaul • In Sardinia When I decided to buy an IK back in 1998 there were not as many models available as today. And information about inflatables was very … Continue reading

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