Scottish Sea Kayaking symposium on Skye 2007 offered the opportunity to meet up with
and paddle with family and old friends, and to enjoy music and a wee beverage or
two... as one does.
Approaching the Red Cuillins
Nigel with his sister Debbie
Scottish summer paddling weather
Soay on the map....
Landing on slippery wrack below the shark fishing station once operated by Gavin Maxwell
Ruins of the abandoned shark fishing station on Soay
The tank once used for pickling shark meat... something that didn't always turn out quite as Gavin Maxwell planned!
Lobster pots stacked outside the house
Kevin Mansell (left) and Howard Jeffs
Steam boiler at the shark fishing station
To learn more about the shark fishing station, see my blog entry.
Nigel's sister Debbie in her Silhouette
Debbie ducking through the waterfalls that tumble from the cliffs
Jeff behind a waterfall
Ceilidh time in the evening... with Gordon Brown (right)
Nigel meets up with paddling friends Rosemary and Graham Arthur.
"well, if you're a girl, wear jeans... if you're a man, wear a skirt...."
The men don their kilts and dance till the wee hours with the prettiest girls...
when sleep begins to overtake even the young...
Nigel and Andrew