Extracts from the Log Book, Thursday, July 26th, 2007.

12.50. We row to Kyle Lochalsh on the other side of the sound to shop before the currents turn. Then we can head…

The cook's diary, Friday, July 27th, 2007

The expedition is now halfways. We have said goodbye to the crewmembers who "only" signed up for 3½ week and…

July 27th, 2007

Before departure, the boatswain signing off went over the Sea Stallion with the boatswain signing on. The…

Dramatic night on the Sea Stallion

"Oars out... row. AND FAST!"

I can hear the seriousness in the voice.

It is black night. The rain is pouring…

Tourist on the Isle of Skye

Today I've been a tourist. And that in the best way possible; with a local as guide.

Jeff Kirk, a local yachting…

Extracts from the Log Book, Monday, July 23th, 2007

08:15 a.m., log 512, W 3 m/sec., cloudy. We are going out of the harbour of Loch Inver by oars, towards Isle of…

The day the Atlantic changed colour

To the accompaniment of a bagpipe we left Lochiver and rowed out to the egde of the Atlantic to be able to catch a…

Scene from a dormitory

”Aarrgghh! Jesus fucking Christ… STOP IT!”

It is night. About 2 AM. And even though the outburst comes from the…

The Sea Stallion has put in at Lochinver

Shortly after we have passed the notorious Cape Wrath a part of the crew have persuaded Erik to deliver a little…

Saturday, July 21st.

Another crewmember with stomach trouble. Bacillotox will be used on the toilet. Otherwise all are well.