Entering the Gulf of Corryvreckan, Isle of Jura

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Picture of a RIB with passengers entering a gulf between two islands, taken from the RIB
Entering the Gulf of Corryvreckan, Isle of Jura

After an interesting journey from Craighouse with a few stops on the way we reached our destination for the afternoon, the Gulf of Corryvreckan. Jura on the left, Scarba on the right, the famous Corryvreckan whirlpool somewhere ahead. So far it all looks quite calm, but interesting sights lay ahead…

At the entrance to Lowlandman’s Bay, Isle of Jura

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Picture of a view across a bay towards four mountains, seen from the water
At the entrance to Lowlandman’s Bay, Isle of Jura

On a trip from Craighouse to the Corryvreckan we took a short detour into Lowlandman’s Bay, this picture was taken when we were just leaving. In the distance the three Paps of Jura towering over the view with Corra Bheinn (on the right) completing the picture. The building near the shore on the other side of the bay is the Sound of Jura studio.

Seal on rocks and Skervuile lighthouse off the Isle of Jura

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Picture of a large Seal on some rocks, a lighthouse visible behind the rocks
Seal on rocks and Skervuile lighthouse off the Isle of Jura

A view from the RIB on the way from Craighouse on Jura to the Corryvreckan whirlpool: A large Seal is resting on a rocky outcrop in the Bay of Small Isles, for a brief moment the Skervuile lighthouse in the Sound of Jura comes into view in a gap in the rocks.