On a sunny day, there are few places in Scotland more beautiful than the Kyles of Bute. The 'Loch Dunvegan' seems almost too large for the narrows, but she was certainly busy when I took this picture in early September 2009.
This model, also built by the renowned Ernie Warwick, at 1/48 stand-off scale, is powered by two electric motors, coupled to props fore and aft. Steering is provided by large rudders. The original vessel, which is in service in the Kyles of Bute, is VS powered. The model sails beautifully, and ev
LOCH DUNVEGAN was built in 1991 by Ferguson/s at Port Glasgow initially for Caledonian Macbrayne/s Skye service.
On the opening of the Skye Bridge,she found herself on other CalMac routes and this was taken in June 2005 on their shortest crossing from Rhubodach on the Isle of Bute to Colintraive on