Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sailing North through the Norwegian fjords.

After leaving the Caledonian Canal, we left Inverness in Scotland to Norway. The crossing was calm with no wind and after motoring for 46 hours we arrived at our first port, Tananger near Stavanger. We sailed north from there, stopping off … Continue reading

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Motoring through the Caledonian Canal

On July 24, we entered into the Caledonian Canal near Fort Williams on the west coast of Scotland to take a short cut and to avoid the sometimes treacherous trip across the northern coast. The canal, with its 29 locks and … Continue reading

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The Firth of Clyde and Isle of Mull, Scotland.

On July 6, we left Bangor near Belfast and crossed over to Stranraer, a small town at the bottom of Loch Ryan in Scotland.  We spent about a week around the Firth of Clyde including the beautiful Isle of Arran. Despite our concerns about crossing the … Continue reading

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