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star rating  This was a unique experience of the stunning west coast of Scotland on board a yacht. The yacht is a well prepared strong expedition style vessel expertly skippered by Celia... read more

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September 22, 2023

star rating  From day one our charter was dogged by cold rain, dark skies and unfavorable winds that reduced our options. My husband had limited mobility and had never sailed, and I... read more

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August 21, 2023

star rating  I had the great pleasure of spending 21 days sailing onboard SY Selkie and I can honestly say it changed my life forever. Captain Celia Bull and First Mate Dylan... read more

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November 21, 2021

star rating  I had the great pleasure of spending 21 days sailing onboard SY Selkie and I can honestly say it changed my life forever. Captain Celia Bull and First Mate Dylan... read more

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August 1, 2021

star rating  I have been sailing in these water for many years, but was on Selkie for the first time - a good boat with a hugely experienced skipper who is also... read more

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July 9, 2019

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July 1, 2019

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Women Refugee Climbing Trip

I have made attempts to start this piece many times wanting to write it down while the experience was fresh in my mind.  …I am sat waiting for the NHS dentist…  …It is early morning in Mallaig…  ...I am on the ferry surrounded by excited children, pupils of the Isle...

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Waiting to get home

Storm Isha is hurling itself at the window.  I am gazing over at Eigg, unable to reach home as the ferry is obviously cancelled for today.  Betting I don’t want to be out in this?  You would be correct. I am returning from a Megabusing visit to London to spend time...

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North of Statt

We come round Statt, the fist of land that punches defiantly out into the Norwegian Sea.  We cross over on a day of infinite blue sky, when the fighting waters are taking a breather and lapping gently against the great cliffs.

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Murky Month and MicroPlastics

I have found it a murky month here onboard Selkie: a month of unexpected challenges.  There are silver linings, and I am so lucky to have fallen upon these tricky times in Bergen under the wing of the kindest and ocean optimistic person, someone who has kept me...

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Going North for Autumn

This year so far has been brilliant and illuminating, with barely time to catch my breath.  It feels only right and proper to announce here on my webpage that I am heading back North come the autumn. My time in Norway during the winter blew me away, luckily not...

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Låder

Låder, Rennesøy. This is where I saw the great pulsating, sweeping curtains of green and pink light leaping through the star lit sky.  A low rocky bay ringed by islets where the eagles gather to shake their tale feathers, disturb the wildlife and excite the Selkie...

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Rossøya, Norway

God I love this! It’s blowing a gale out there. Winds of 50 coming out of the North West. The boat stinks of diesel fumes with the Refleks stove that had to be turned off when the gusts swung through violently, blowing smoke back down the chimney. That was one thing I...

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