The Flying Dutchman in the Sound of Jura

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Picture of the SV Flying Dutchman motoring along a sound between an island and the mainland
The Flying Dutchman in the Sound of Jura

I had hoped to see her under sail, but it wasn’t meant to be. This is the Flying Dutchman, a regular visitor to Islay and Jura, spotted in the Sound of Jura motoring north. We were on a RIB returning to Craighouse (where we had passed the Flying Dutchman when we left) from the Corrycreckan whirlpool.

Waves breaking and swirling at Carraig Chomain, Isle of Islay

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Picture of waves breaking and swirling at a rocky outcrop on a beach
Waves breaking and swirling at Carraig Chomain, Isle of Islay

A scene at the southern end of Kilchoman beach in Machir Bay, waves breaking and swirling around the rocky outcrop Carraig Chomain.