A Week on the Caledonian Canal, Scotland, July 2011


Start & end base:

West Highland Sailing, Laggan Locks, Spean Bridge, Inverness-shire, Scotland

Craft:

Elegance class, number 18


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Date

Routes

Direction Cruising time Locks/Swing bridges

Fri 1 July 2011

1. Laggan boat base -> Letterfinlay 1 hours  

Sat 2 July 2011

1. Letterfinlay -> Gairlochy Locks
2. Gairlochy Locks -> Banavie
3. Banavie -> Gairlochy Locks
1 hours
1 hours
1 hours
 
1 / 1
0 / 1

Sun 3 July 2011

1. Gairlochy Locks -> Laggan Locks
2. Laggan Locks -> Loch Oich picnic area
3. Loch Oich picnic area -> Loch Oich Invergarry castle
2 hours
hour
hour
2 / 0
0 / 1
 

Mon 4 July 2011

1. Loch Oich Invergarry castle -> Fort Augustus top lock
2. Fort Augustus top lock -> Fort Augustus bottom lock
2 hours
1 hours
2 / 1
5 / 1

Tue 5 July 2011

1. Fort Augustus bottom lock -> Urquhart Bay
2. Urquhart Bay -> Dochgarroch lock
3 hours
1 hours
 
 

Wed 6 July 2011

1. Dochgarroch Lock -> Fort Augustus bottom lock
2. Fort Augustus bottom lock -> Fort Augustus top lock
3 hours
1 hours
 
5 / 1

Thu 7 July 2011

1. Fort Augustus top lock -> Cullochy Lock
2. Cullochy Lock -> Aberchalder swing bridge
3. Aberchalder swing bridge -> Loch Oich Invergarry castle
4. Loch Oich Invergarry castle -> Laggan boat base
1 hours
5 minutes
20 minutes
1 hours
2 / 0
 
0 / 1
1 / 1
Note: Timings do not include any possible waiting periods at locks or swing bridges, nor the time to pass through them.

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