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by Hank29
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Paddling Partners
Topic: July 24th to 27th 2017 anywhere
Replies: 0
Views: 492

July 24th to 27th 2017 anywhere

Sea kayaker who needs to get out. Consider going absolutely anywhere sea or otherwise on these dates. Experience but not had chance to get out for a while. Able to transport no petrol money required. Sociable and happy to join a group. Sounding desperate i know but found myself at a loose end and re...
by Hank29
Tue Aug 17, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Dunvegan seal tour boat
Replies: 26
Views: 3009

Re: Dunvegan seal tour boat

hi thanks to the views and email address of Tony at the castle who i have forwarded my complaint and account to (and the link to this board). I was also interested to hear that the national Trust in Strangford Lough (n Ireland) now use Sea Kayaks to monitor the colonies as they say they cause less d...
by Hank29
Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Dunvegan seal tour boat
Replies: 26
Views: 3009

Re: Dunvegan seal tour boat

on the subject of the other side of things i may have had more sympathy for the idea of a lone boatman on the breadline, but im afraid i dont. he is a full time employee of the castle. However on the plus side, they do seem to be taking the attitude issue seriously.
by Hank29
Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:32 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Dunvegan seal tour boat
Replies: 26
Views: 3009

Re: Dunvegan seal tour boat

funnily enough we had no such comments from the other boatmen so can only assume he has the problem. On consulting every single available advice from the SNH and such we were absolutely following the guidelines in every way. I have sent a polite and detailed letter to the castle about the incident a...
by Hank29
Mon Aug 09, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Dunvegan seal tour boat
Replies: 26
Views: 3009

Re: Dunvegan seal tour boat

Two of us made a trip up the loch last week. Taking good care to keep way over the other side of the seals and not disturb them, we watched them watching us from the rock quite peacefully without a single seal leaping terrified in to the water. Until 3 boats came out. One of the boat operators came ...