Wind Sock at Kennacraig (Journey to Islay)

Picture of an orange wind sock on a pole
Wind Sock at Kennacraig (Journey to Islay)

Probably not something most people would take a picture of, but I somehow like the orange colour against the blue/grey water of West Loch Tarbert. Noticed this wind sock during a departure from Kennacraig for Islay. Interestingly from what I understand wind is actually more dangerous for (modern) ferries than waves. Waves they can quite easily withstand, but strong winds can be a problem in particular when they are berthing. A strong gust can easily move a ferry and push it against the pier or linkspan, causing damage.

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