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Summer Cruise – Frank Dye’s famous film of cruising from Scotland to Norway via the Faroes in a dinghy

This is the classic film of Frank Dye’s small open-boat cruise with his friend Russell Brockbank from Scotland to Norway via the Faroes in his 15ft 10in Wayfarer dinghy, Wanderer.  Don’t try this at home folks… The boat is now in the … Continue reading

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Could your boat be sponsored in the Sail Caledonia Raid?

The organisers of Sail Caledonia the annual sail & oar raid through the Great Glen of Scotland are inviting applications for a sponsored boat entry for next year’s race. The race runs from the 24th to the 31st May 2014. The successful … Continue reading

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The Scottish Fisheries Museum has a new website

The Scottish Fisheries Museum has a lovely new website including a delicious collection of online photos – the late 19th century shots of the harbour full of fishing boats are particularly impressive. I really must make the time to go … Continue reading

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