Tag Archives: Kayaking

Calm November

November has been remarkably calm this year. We awoke on Sunday morning to find the sea flat calm and we could see a fairly large object floating off the end of Kirkandrews Bay. The tide was high so we got more »

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Flotilla of Kayaks

We had a house full of visitors one weekend in August and it was a good opportunity to get out the whole fleet of kayaks for a paddle around the bay. Stephen and Harvey in the double kayak along with more »

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May Paddling

A few pictures from a Sunday afternoon paddle along the coast with our friends Ray and Anne. Ray and Anne paddling round the back of Little Pinnacle, about a mile south along the coast. We spotted this handsome chap watching more »

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Dog Paddle

We got a new double sit-on-top kayak to give us a bit more flexibility for taking guests out on the water. We tried it out with Betty the dog and she seemed to enjoy a short trip around the bay. more »

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Feb 2016

One of our Wednesday morning walks was along the coast road from Auchencairn to Balcary Bay. It gave us a good view of Hestan Island and the posts that used to support fishing nets. The coastline at the far right more »

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October Sunshine

September and October have been the best weather months of this year. September was mostly warmer than July and August and the sunshine has continued on into October along with generally light winds. Here’s Gabrielle under cloudless skies out around more »

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February Paddling

We had a very calm week in early February and we were able to get out for a paddle around Barlocco Island. The seals were hiding on this trip but we saw a couple of otters round the back of more »

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Late November Paddling

The weather has been very calm and mild for the time of year so we were able to get out for a paddle right at the end of November. Here’s Gabrielle inspecting a washed-up tree round the far side of more »

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Mill Pond

The sea was as flat as the proverbial mill pond on Sunday so we took the opportunity to get out in the kayaks for a trip along the coast towards Brighouse Bay. Looking across to the Galloway Hills. Cairnharrow is more »

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Saturday Flotilla

We got all of the kayaks out on Saturday when we had Gabrielle’s brother Phillip and our friend Ray visiting. First we paddled northwards into Castle Haven Bay then headed back southwards to play around in the rocks at Rumblekirn. more »

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