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Round Scotland Trip 2009 203 web

A lot of my sea time is spent being a sailing instructor at RYA sailing schools its a great way to meet some interesting people I otherwise would have never met. For a short time I  owned a 38ft yacht for sail training and chartering. Nothing prepares you for the expense of owning such a boat. I have now gone back to my original passion of small boat cruising.

Where I live in the North West of England the tide goes out for miles and leaves behind sand banks or shallow channels so having a shoal draft boat that can take the ground is a great advantage.

I decided to build one. This year I intend to cruise Morecambe Bay then in the winter fit the boat out for cruising and living on and make my way to the Western Isles a place I have sailed through on a scheduled charter trip but I have never had the time to explore the area properly and indulge my other passion Whisky.

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