Sunday, 19 October 2014
Two new ships are to be procured for island routes and one of them will ply the 'Triangle' of Uig - Lochmaddy - Tarbert services of CalMac. Read the Stornoway Gazette account of the process and consider these routes as being your preferred ways of sailing to the Outer Hebrides. They are more protected from the vicissitudes of the weather than the exposed Ullapool to Stornoway and the long Oban to Castlebay crossings.
Scottish Islands Explorer - seeks the sheltered sales