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The Long-Awaited Loch Vennacher video

This was filmed by Alec Jordan at the Loch Vennacher (Trossachs) freshwater sprints in October 2013. A battle for the line in the 2km race – Selkie, Pittenweem and Catterline. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CAGozMuxQBo&feature=youtu.be

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The Seil Boating Song

This lusty song received it’s World Premiere at the Ceilidh following the Seil Skiff Regatta from Seil Sound, the island’s community choir. Loads of people (well, one) have asked for the words, so here is a link. Enjoy! [Sing to … Continue reading

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Second Annual Seil Regatta, 31 May/1 June

The Race Plan for Seil’s gathering of skiffs was to be a two leg race around the Island. Skiffs from Carrick, Pittenweem, Isle of Mull, Mid-Argyll and Isle of Luing joined us for the weekend. Luing also brought along their … Continue reading

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Luing Launch

Selkie rowed down from the pontoon to South Cuan on Saturday 24 May, to support the launch of the Isle 0f Luing’s skiff, Hinba, and re-launch of their renovated Fair Isle skiff, Virda. A piper, BBQ, blessing of the boats, … Continue reading

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SEIL REGATTA UPDATE

We now have six St Ayles skiffs coming to our regatta on 31 May – Isle of Mull, Isle of Luing, Pittenweem, Mid-Argyll, Carrick and ourselves. Luing are also bringing their Fair Isle skiff (six oars) so it looks like … Continue reading

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Easter Rowing

Glorious weather for being out and about on the waters around Seil. Here are a couple of photographs taken on Good Friday, on an evening trip round to Puilladobhran. PS Don’t forget the Open Afternoon on Saturday – Try a … Continue reading

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Seil Skiff Regatta 31 May 2014

The Notice of Race for the 2014 Regatta, BBQ and Ceildih, has now been published. See the tab above – Seil Skiff Regatta. Everybody welcome!

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Try a Row session

Selkie will be at Sealife Adventure’s pontoon in Clachan Seil, on Saturday 26th April from 1400 to 1730 (ish). You show, you row! An open afternoon for everyone over P7 age, to initiate them into the joys of Scottish Coastal … Continue reading

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A (wet) weekend in Tobermory

Selkie travelled to Mull, by Caledonian MacBrayne ferry, to take part in the celebrations and launch of Isle Of Mull Coastal Rowing’s skiff, Eala Bhan. We took lots of folk out for a spin round the harbour. On Sunday, we … Continue reading

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Isle of Mull Launch (II)

Selkie (+ three friends!) is booked onto the ferry to attend the launch of the Isle of Mull skiff on Saturday 15 March (0930), returning on 16 March (Sunday). We’ll be loading Selkie up early on Saturday morning. We have … Continue reading

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