Photo Shorts

Humpback Whale Encounter


Many things have changed in the north, and wildlife has definitely been affected by climate change and other pressures, but sailing close to a pod of humpback whales is still one of the most incredible of life's experiences.

If you don't like the weather on Skye, hang around for 5  minutes

A hardy perennial in sailing magazines has always been some well-known individual describing their ‘favourite secret anchorage’. I’ve never fully understood the rationale for taking part in such an exercise.  After all, if it’s no longer a secret, won’t that make it as busy as any other place as a result? As someone once wisely [...]

Closed For The Season


Due to John’s and my penchant for sailing in the high latitudes, “Closed For The Season” signs have become somewhat of a theme for our cruises. In early spring we are on our way north and nothing is open yet, and by the time we turn south in the fall, it’s all over. During the [...]