Bob Shepton.

Expeditions 2021


Orkney. Appin – Loch Drumbuie – Stornoway – Cape Wrath – Orkney. Steve Spalding, daughter Rachel. Loch Laxford at dead of night, Cape Wrath was definitely frisky, Orkney and Scapa Flow really interesting. Met S/Y Louise, Grant Gordon and co


Appin – Garvellachs – Aran and Dingle (Eire) – Bay of Biscay – La Coruna – Muxia – Rias of Spain – Baiona – Porto Santo – Tenerife. Helping Martin get his boat to Tenerife so he could spend the winter there. Stormy, difficult passages; the boat was not really ready for ocean sailing in some respects.

West Coast of Scotland

Short by stormy passages in Ian Richardson’s Sweden 42. By contraswt the Sweden 42 sailed on ‘smoothly, serenely, sublimely’.