Tag Archives: Tanera Mor

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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Tanera Mor lagoon

Seawave main page It’s summer time in the Summer Isles and the rest of the UK too, it seems. It’s a little later than usual but we’re not complaining. Feels like the warmest day of the year. Loading the boat up, … Continue reading

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Kayaking the Last of the Summer Isles

With the heather turning purple, mushrooms all over the lawn and a chill in the air, I thought it was all over for this season. But this week we’ve had a reprieve. Sat between isobars so far apart they’re in different time zones, … Continue reading

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Summer Isles Kayaking ~Tanera Beg

Tanera Mor description here The calm continued and with it the paddling. Today we tried the Grabner Amigo two-up around Tanera Beg island out of Old Dornie. I’d camped on the island with Jon one time but have never been right round it. … 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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Summer Isles Gallery with kayaks

A sixty-six-photo summary of our summer in the Summer Isles with a little bit of Orkney.

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As I paddled out one midsummer’s evening

I took the K40 out across the bay for the first time since Ningaloo last September. As mentioned earlier, Australian UV being what it is, it did look pretty good after being rolled up for months. I put that down to lashings … Continue reading

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Summer Isles Overnighter

Friday night Jon and I paddled over to the Summer Isles on an exceedingly calm evening. After a bit of dithering looking for a place to camp, we hacked through the seaweed to get onto Tanera Beag about 11pm where … Continue reading

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