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A trip on the Waverley (Part One): Dunoon to Rothesay

July 31st, 2009 alison

Waverley Glasgow

Its the Glasgow Fair, our day begins at Dunoon. We’ve left the sailing boat tied up and taken to the paddles.

Who's at the helm?

Who’s driving? It’s OK, the captain is steering from upstairs. The big black drum seems to be a steam-driven winch.

Some passengers

It’s Glasgow holiday season, which might explain why the Waverley was full of passengers in fancy dress, as cavemen.  These two seem almost normal.

Toward lighthouse

Toward lighthouse, now unmanned, with the disused foghorn in the foreground.

All dressed up

Waverley had dressed up for the holidays.

Rothesay Bay - a fine sight

Rothesay Bay - a fine sight!

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Life on the oceanwave…

June 22nd, 2009 alison

Saturday’s sail on board “Blue”, our Moody 54, went down a storm…

At the wheel..

At the wheel..

Itinerary: Kip - Rothesay - Dunoon - Kip

Chilling at the stern..

Chilling at the stern..

Max. boat speed 7.5 knots…

Max. wind speed 39.5 knots…

Cutting through the waves...

Cutting through the waves...

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