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2 months agoIt's that time of year again when we take part in the worlds largest sailing race Barts Bash www.bartsbash.com/ The racing takes place at venues all over the world on the same weekend and results are calculated based on boat classifications and wind conditions. This year we sailed in Gott Bay.#sailonbart #bartsbash ...
6 months agoTiree Maritime Trust look forward to being able to offer opportunities for sailing and rowing this season once covid regulations allow.Activities will take place on Loch Bhassapol from later this month.Existing members are encouraged to renew Tiree Maritime Trust membership and can use PayPal to make payments. Membership renewal invitations will be emailed out shortly.This years membership price is £40 for the year with a suggested voluntary extra £20 for those that can afford to contribute a bit more.For families the trust offers a special rate where for the price of 2 adults the whole family can take part. Membership helps us to cover essential running costs and overheads.Membership to the Maritime Trust can give members access to sailing dinghies and Gille-Brìghde, the rowing skiff as well as safety equipment required for activities and covers costs of insurance.New members and beginners are encouraged to contact for more info on how to become a member.Membership also supports efforts to encourage the preservation of the traditional boats of Tiree.Tiree Maritime Trust are pleased to have received funding from Live Argyll to help with ongoing maintenance of the lug sail boats this year. If anybody is interested in learning about and helping with this work we would like to invite you to contact us by email at .Also… if you use Amazon you can support Tiree Maritime Trust every time you shop by adding us as your chosen charity. Visit smile.amazon.co.uk and search for Tiree Maritime Trust to get started. Thanks! ...
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Well done to Tog Studio team – you did an incredible job, guys! This was the state of play Friday morning and evening. A final set of photos with doors and paint will be coming shortly. In the meantime – … Continue reading
Over the last couple of days, the build has cracked on a pace. It is due to be completed today, with a bonfire and party this evening. Happy days!
The second phase of the bouthouse build began in earnest this week. We have an amazing team on site from Tog Studio, who have already raised the frame for the second part of the Noust. Thanks, guys! Fingers crossed the … Continue reading
Tiree Maritime Trust are delighted to present, The Noust. ‘The Noust’ has been chosen by the Trust directors as the name for the brand new boat house. A Noust is a Viking word for a boat shelter, where long boats … Continue reading
Yesterday, Friday 28 June was a very long day for the Tog Studio team. Against all the odds, including mist, a cold northerly wind and extreme tiredness, they did it! The Boat House was completed late last night against the … Continue reading
The Boat House is looking ever closer to a finished project. Two sides are complete, and work has begun on cladding the gables and adding doors. In exciting news, a name has also been chosen, but you’ll need to wait … Continue reading
A site visit this afternoon revealed one fully clad wall and one in progress, as well as a nearly completed roof. Things are beginning to move really fast! We are sorry to say goodbye to some of the team who … Continue reading
The roof of the new Boat House has been started and to celebrate, the Morag Anne was taken for a sail this evening. The project is also going to feature on BBC Radio nan Gaidheal tomorrow morning as part of … Continue reading
The weather has improved, and the Boat House just keeps getting better – it is looking every inch a building now. If you are in Tiree, do pop down to have a look – and whether you are in Tiree … Continue reading
In very exciting news, a visit to the Boat House site at 1pm revealed the four frames standing tall and well braced against the wind. A fantastic achievement considering today’s gusts at over 30mph. Keep it up, guys!