Niall Iain Macdonald has his sights set on a long, long trail, with certainly many elements of a trial - by rowing single-handed from New York to
Stornoway ... alone. His efforts to raise sponsorship are gruelling, but there are generous organisations and individuals ready to assist him raise money for his project, which will when completed benefit the charity, SAMH - the Scottish Association for Mental Health. His route will probably be a direct one, across 3,400 miles, with no land in between except, perhaps, the two well-known outcrops below.
Scottish Islands Explorer - knows the trails and trials of publishing single-handed