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Old 26 December 2014, 17:50   #1
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Hi folks, does anyone got the route of the last round scotland, organised by the Biboa or HMS ?
I could go this summer after my round Ireland in 2013 and round britain this 2014.
Do you have any advise for scotland, easy to find petrol on pontoon, marinas ? boat are staying on water at low tides ? weather ? B&Bs, you know the full package

Thanks in advance

I wish you all the best for 2015 and a lot of ribbing
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Old 26 December 2014, 18:00   #2
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Hi folks, does anyone got the route of the last round scotland, organised by the Biboa or HMS ?
I could go this summer after my round Ireland in 2013 and round britain this 2014.
Do you have any advise for scotland, easy to find petrol on pontoon, marinas ? boat are staying on water at low tides ? weather ? B&Bs, you know the full package

Thanks in advance

I wish you all the best for 2015 and a lot of ribbing
Surely if you've gone Around Britain then you've gone Around Scotland? They've just voted to affirm that it's the same thing! Did you cheat in 2014 and take a shortcut? If so, the Round Britain 2014 was the Almost Around Britain 2014.

I get confused

Either way - enjoy the trip - it will be magic!
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Old 26 December 2014, 18:05   #3
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Bed and Breakfasts are plentiful near the harbours however, petrol is not. I solved it by having a support crew on land and we lifted the boat out to take it to the nearest petrol station. You could do it with fuel cans but it would be difficult.

June is the preferred month as there are fewer storms in Scotland in June compared to all the other months. In addition the long days help and indeed it doesn't really get dark, just dusk all through the night.

Its a great area do go and enjoy.

Some pics of the early years

http://www.biboa.com/storage/BIBOA%2..._optimized.pdf
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i took caledonian canal last year
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Bed and Breakfasts are plentiful near the harbours however, petrol is not. I solved it by having a support crew on land and we lifted the boat out to take it to the nearest petrol station. You could do it with fuel cans but it would be difficult.

June is the preferred month as there are fewer storms in Scotland in June compared to all the other months. In addition the long days help and indeed it doesn't really get dark, just dusk all through the night.

Its a great area do go and enjoy.

Some pics of the early years

http://www.biboa.com/storage/BIBOA%2..._optimized.pdf
funny i just checked those pics an hour ago, thanks again, so it won t be that easy ... again !!!
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Hi folks, does anyone got the route of the last round scotland, organised by the Biboa or HMS ?
I could go this summer after my round Ireland in 2013 and round britain this 2014.
Do you have any advise for scotland, easy to find petrol on pontoon, marinas ? boat are staying on water at low tides ? weather ? B&Bs, you know the full package

Thanks in advance

I wish you all the best for 2015 and a lot of ribbing
IIRC the "round scotland" 4m event started in Inverness then south-west through the Caledonian Canal, Loch Linnhe, Sound of Mull, Kyle of Lochalsh, then around the mainland back to Inverness. Not sure where the stops were.

Petrol will be a challenge for most of it!
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Surely if you've gone Around Britain then you've gone Around Scotland? They've just voted to affirm that it's the same thing! Did you cheat in 2014 and take a shortcut? If so, the Round Britain 2014 was the Almost Around Britain 2014.

I get confused

Either way - enjoy the trip - it will be magic!
Apparently both routes are Round Britain, so I'm told

I say RB via the Caledonian Canal, just to be on the safe side.
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Hi folks, does anyone got the route of the last round scotland, organised by the Biboa or HMS ?
I could go this summer after my round Ireland in 2013 and round britain this 2014.
Do you have any advise for scotland, easy to find petrol on pontoon, marinas ? boat are staying on water at low tides ? weather ? B&Bs, you know the full package

Thanks in advance

I wish you all the best for 2015 and a lot of ribbing
Hey dude

I think it was 2003? Not sure who went but a few from ribnet did
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Old 26 December 2014, 18:22   #9
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thanks alex, you don t have any pdf of pics of the route they did ? with overnight stops etc ...refueling ...the few marinas having petrol on pontoon ...
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Ok dude have a look at this...

http://forums.hotribs.com/attachment...5&d=1209650928


Who's the dude, if it works
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