locally is excellent across the range including hotel, Bed and Breakfast
and self catering (Leckmelm Farm and Lochside cottages are within
walking distance of the boat shed).
allied with traditional building methods make for a light, strong
boat, and the use of mastic between the lands (overlaps) makes these
boats watertight from launch with none of the traditional ‘taking
A good hose down and a lick of varnish every three
years will keep her looking pristine for many years. And if you damage
a plank, indeed any part of a clinker boat, it’s simplicity
itself to repair.
Burnside, 80 Strathkanaird, Ullapool, Wester Ross. IV26 2TP
Tel: +44(0)1854 666383
Mobile: 07774 843 844
and after: The 39 year-old, 18ft (5.5m) Blackwater sloop Bambino undergoing