Monthly Archives: June 2013

More about the Skiffieworlds

Further to Nick’s post earlier the few among us who have not been constantly out on the Sound practising racing starts and turns will have noticed that the heats and lanes were selected by secret ballot at Portsoy last weekend. … Continue reading

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What we are doing in the Skiff Worlds

As far as I can make out from the SCR website these are the races that Selkie is entered in –  plus the cruise in company to the Summer Isles on the Tuesday. Wednesday:50+ Mixed Heat 2 Wednesday 10th July 1400hrs  … Continue reading

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Look who’s coming to the Skiffie Worlds

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Fame at last

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Selkie has been entered for the following races at the World Skiff Championships in Ullapool, which are taking place from 8 to 14 July: Over 60’s mixed, the Over 50’s mixed, the Over 40’s mixed, the ‘A’ team mixed and … Continue reading

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The Islay Festival of the Sea and the Dalriada Festival

We’ve had an invitation from the organisers of the Islay Festival, which takes place around 2/3 August. The website is here: There are no ferry sailings from Oban that suit, but we could go from Kennacraig, leaving Friday 2 August … Continue reading

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A first photo report of the regatta

    Oban Seil Farm team – bronze position but on the podium!   Skiffies  

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