Strachur Pontoon Update

New for this summer, the Strachur pontoon has an offset hammerhead of 13.5m giving more versatility for berthing in various wind directions, with a minimum depth on the outside of 3.4m (11ft) at Low Water Springs. Extra cleats have been added where larger boats can be accommodated, and the outer end fendered, and all of […]

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It’s Back!

On Sunday 10 April 2016, a little later than planned, the pontoon was moved from its temporary moorings in Strachur Bay to its rightful position attached to the concrete anchor block on the shore of the loch,  which will enable the final stage of deck modification to take place.  An intrepid, if ageing, band rowed […]

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Where’s it gone?

By Rickety Skit The more observant residents of Strachur will have noticed that the much-celebrated and used pontoon has, well, gone.  It just isn’t there.  Ian Arnold, secretary of the association, said “It wisnae me!”  When pressed, he confessed that he had been on the Redbay Rib owned by Martin Ashall which was observed dragging the […]

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