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Sailing in the Western Isles

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Yacht chartering in the United Kingdom happens in two main areas. The South Coast is the busier of the two with thousands of yachts being centred around the Solent area. The climate here can be very nice in the summer months. The West coast of Scotland is quieter and in our opinion more beautiful but the sun here is less predictable and it does rain a fair amount. Not a problem though, as the saying goes "there is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothing", so do what the Yacht Charter Guide team do, wrap up in Musto’s best gear and visit this unspoilt coastline.

Written by  Mike Poole.

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“Loch before you leap”

By Ian Jack for The Guardian First Published 13th June, 2009 An old and carefully maintained Kelvin engine pushed us along at five knots (a knot or two more when the wind was right and the sails were up), and we were soon out of the Holy Loch and turni… Read more...

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