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Old 22 January 2014, 17:36   #1
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Jura whisky trip anyone...

Finally sourced a decent tow truck and debating a drive up and then trip across to Jura for a distillery tour. Also encompass a corryvreckan experience if possible.

Perhaps back end of summer, late Aug, early sept.

Anyone done it?
Anyone up for coming who knows the waters and area so we don't die?
Anyone just up for coming?

Discuss.....
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Finally sourced a decent tow truck and debating a drive up and then trip across to Jura for a distillery tour. Also encompass a corryvreckan experience if possible. Perhaps back end of summer, late Aug, early sept. Anyone done it? Anyone up for coming who knows the waters and area so we don't die? Anyone just up for coming? Discuss.....
Nothing exciting do it all the time. If you need help pm me. But Paul there's only one distillery on Jura but it's a good one!!
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Finally sourced a decent tow truck and debating a drive up and then trip across to Jura for a distillery tour. Also encompass a corryvreckan experience if possible.

Perhaps back end of summer, late Aug, early sept.

Anyone done it?
Anyone up for coming who knows the waters and area so we don't die?
Anyone just up for coming?

Discuss.....
Sounds like a good plan.
Every time i go up through the Jura Sound by boat veers off to the left and ends up tied to the pier at the Jura Hotel.
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Every time i go up through the Jura Sound by boat veers off to the left and ends up tied to the pier at the Jura Hotel.
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Finally sourced a decent tow truck and debating a drive up and then trip across to Jura for a distillery tour. Also encompass a corryvreckan experience if possible.

Perhaps back end of summer, late Aug, early sept.

Anyone done it?
Anyone up for coming who knows the waters and area so we don't die?
Anyone just up for coming?

Discuss.....
Well, someone's got to ask so it might as well be me.....

What decent tow truck did you source?
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Well, someone's got to ask so it might as well be me..... What decent tow truck did you source?
Well in for a penny of Ribnet bashing, in for a pound. A good friend who comes on most of the trips has a Disco 3. That manages double digit mpg unlike our RR LWB 1994 V8
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Finally sourced a decent tow truck and debating a drive up and then trip across to Jura for a distillery tour. Also encompass a corryvreckan experience if possible.

Perhaps back end of summer, late Aug, early sept.

Anyone done it?
Anyone up for coming who knows the waters and area so we don't die?
Anyone just up for coming?

Discuss.....
Paul
Great area to cruise,suggest you use Ardfern or Croabh Haven as Base.the distillery on Jura is at Craighouse one of the most beautiful ports of call on the West coast.Corry is great to play in with proper planning and caution.If you don't fancy it try the Grey dogs In between Scarba and Lunga fantastic.For a complete change loch Tarbert on the west coast of Jura is a very special place.For distilleries the next Island down Islay is the place ,loads of single malts Ardbeg does great food. plan your trip petrol isn't always easy to get .Take a good camera you never know what you might see.
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This is something I might be up for depending on the date you choose.

All things going well we should be doing a similar trip in May at the ERR
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