Posts Tagged “Orkney”

June 11 – Stromness Day Off

By | June 11, 2012

We are now over half way around and have reached the Orkany Islands. A day off today saw us taking a bus to see some off sights. Skara Brae The trip took us to see Skara Brae, a 5000 year old large stone-built settlement, located on the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of […]

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June 10 – Kinlochbervie to Stromness (Orkney)

By | June 10, 2012

The forecast was good to round Cape Wrath and head to Stromness in the Orkney Islands, 60 nm away but also right on the wind. We had a tidal gate to meet at the Hoy Mouth so we had to motor. Leaving at 06:00 meant the wind had not started to get up and the […]

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