The Thalassa anchored off Port Ellen distillery and maltings, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a tall ship anchored off a distillery and maltings
The Thalassa anchored off Port Ellen distillery and maltings, Isle of Islay

A view of the Thalassa (a regular Islay visitor) from the arriving ferry, Port Ellen maltings and Port Ellen distillery in the background.

Yacht Drum anchored off Port Ellen maltings and distillery, Isle of Islay

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Picture of a large sailing yacht anchored off an old distillery and modern maltings
Yacht Drum anchored off Port Ellen maltings and distillery, Isle of Islay

As of writing this the SY Drum isn’t sailing any more, but it was back in 2010 it was still in action. Here it is anchored at Port Ellen in front of the old distillery and the maltings, seen from the arriving ferry.

Fishing boats and Port Ellen Marina, Isle of Islay

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Picture of two fishing boats at a pier next to a small marina
Fishing boats and Port Ellen Marina, Isle of Islay

A nice and sunny June day in Port Ellen in the south of Islay. Two fishing boats at the pier, behind it the small marina for visiting sailing yachts.