Hi guys..so that there is absolutely no ambiguity to this thread as Gary mentioned in the video that I was leading the group at the Ross of Mull.
It is true.. I was involved in the group and suggested a two night away wild camping trip. First night was at Balfours Bay.. second night was in Loch Buie.. both on the southern coast of Mull. We were all fully aware the winds were going to be F4 on day two...and they were from the north therefore we were in sheltered waters. Its why I suggested that route.
However Gary CHOSE to go back on day two..I personally advised him that it would be rough and that I would not recommend the crossing as the waves would build as soon as he was out the shelter of Mull. Myself and the main group camped at Loch Buie as per original plan and enjoyed a very comfortable crossing on the following day. The weather forecasts were accurate for the three days
Im sure Gary will back this up.. he wanted back because it was a wet day. I cannot force adults to follow my suggested plans..however..it has made me very wary of taking strangers on these kind of trips in the future. I do agree from what I heard later that HE got himself into difficulty and could have had major problems. Fortunately the main group listened to my advice to sit in Loch Buie
I enjoyed watching your video Gary and its good to see you talking in it too..however I did want to make sure everyone who reads this thread is clear that I had nothing to do with you getting into difficult waters