Paddlers: Geoff, Dave

Weather: Dry, Sunny and Breezy

Report: This was a midweek paddle arranged at short notice (hence numbers). From Largs Marina (an excellent location with easy car parking and a slip) we headed for Millport. The westerly breeze was suprisingly strong. After a break at Millport we rounded the point with the intention of crossing to Bute. By this time the channel was covered with white horses and we were worried that the wind might get even stronger so, regretfully, we decided on a simple circumnavigation. It was quite a wet paddle but the wind slowly eased. We took a break at the cafe (and an ice cream) before rounding

Beach by cafe on west of Great Cumbrae with Bute behind.

Beach by cafe on west of Great Cumbrae with Bute behind.

the north end and heading back to Largs. A good day.

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