Monthly Archives: August 2013

The sweet sound of an engine starting … and a trip to the beach

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Music rang out across Stornoway harbour yesterday afternoon as Elinca’s engine fired up first on four cylinders … then on six. James bought a new fishing rod and a 6lb line … he recons that will be big enough to catch a … Continue reading

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Another Sunday in Stornoway

Another Sunday in Stornoway and maybe our last week here. We have arranged for Elinca to be lifted out of the water to have her bottom scrubbed and inspected next Monday in Fairlie (in the Clyde). At the moment it’s … Continue reading

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Friends from across the pond

Elinca had a visitor this morning. Meet Paul Boschert and Vicki McEvoy from Minneapolis, USA. They sailed across to Europe on their beautiful wee canoe sterned boat ‘Nokomis’. She’s just 37 foot and is Paul and Vicki’s home now they … Continue reading

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Clare and James arrive on Elinca

From top to bottom: 1) James lowering our worldly goods onto the deck of Elinca…. 2) Yes all of that stuff really did come out of the back of our car! 3) Our first view of Stornoway from the Ferry… spooky… … Continue reading

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Excited and terrified update!

So we’re about to go full time preparing Elinca for leaving and this seemed like a good point to bring you all up to date on what we’ve been up to.  Clare and James go up this week to Stornoway … Continue reading

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