A promotional video for the St Ayles skiffs

It looks smashing – read more about the boats here. I should warn, though, that you may need to turn the sound down if the music isn’t to your taste. I’d say it was shangalanging guitars and agonised bellowing, and that it doesn’t seem to go well with a timeless activity in a timeless-looking and … Continue reading “A promotional video for the St Ayles skiffs”

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St Ayles skiffs in rough sea

It’s likely an illusion, but it seems that there’s always seems to be someone having more fun than I am. A day or two ago it was that Chris Partridge going rowing when he should have been working, and today, as I munch my calorie-controlled lunch, its the Scottish Coastal Rowing types at Portobello launching … Continue reading “St Ayles skiffs in rough sea”

St Ayles Skiff World Championships take place this week

  The week-long St Ayles Skiff World Championships are about to start at Ullapool, and it’s to be a right Royal event. Read about it all here, here and here. I was reminded about the event this morning by Chris Partridge, and I have to say I think ┬áhis sentiments about are right on target. … Continue reading “St Ayles Skiff World Championships take place this week”