Aileach

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The Voyages

1991                     Maiden Voyage – Westport, Eire to Stornoway, Scotland. Sailed on the Thames, including passage under Tower Bridge. London Boat Show

1992                     Voyage to Faeroes – Rudder broken, Aileach rescued by Stromness Lifeboat, rudder repaired and voyage completed.

1993                     Round Skye Race Clan Donald USA Voyage – Skye, Islay, Clyde.

1994                     Clyde – Forth Voyage (1st Glasgow Regiment)

1995                     Cystic Fibrosis Charity Voyage, joined tall ships at Rosyth.
Skye – Castle Tioram
Loch Shiel for raising of Standard at Glenfinnan.

1996                     Glenfinnan to Tayinloan. Great Storm of November 5th blew Aileach off her trailer, cracking ribs and planks…

1997                     Repairs at Ardfern

1998                     Move to Isles of Glencoe Hotel, Ballachulish. Training voyages.

1999                     Argyll Schools Voyage – visited island primary schools on Lismore, Mull, Colonsay, Iona, Ulva, Luing and the Argyll seaboard.

2000                     Schools Voyage to Loch Fyne, through the Crinan Canal. Islay voyage. Film work for Scottish Television.

2002                     Activities on Loch Shiel
Refurbishment

2003                     Festival of the Sea at Leith
Move to new home at Dunstaffnage Marina
Filming for sTV programme about Picts

2004                     Repairs and Refurbishment
Activities around Dunstaffnage. Training Voyages

2005                     Night filming under lights at dunstaffnage for bbc

2006                     Maintenance and trips around oban area, training sail in modern yacht

2007                     More maintenance, sailing with visitors at skye and at eilein donan castle

2008                     Refurbishment of galley, BBC HISTORY OF SCOTLAND FILMING, TAYNUILT HIGHLAND GAMES AND GATHERING OF CLAN McINTYRE, BBC COUNTRYFILE FILMING,

2009                     THE CROSSING, A CONVOY CRUISE WITH VISIT SCOTLAND to FORT WILLIAM fort augustus, castle Urquhart and INVERNESS, SUPPORT AT GRAND OPENING OF INVERNESS MARINA

2010                     return to dunstaffnage from inverness

2011                     Only Maintenance

2012                     Only Maintenance

2013                     On display in support of dunollie castle, maintenance, preparation FOR trip to lochboisdale, delays

2014                     More DELAYS AND THEN ACTUAL trip to south uist

2015                     Move to kildonan museum, preparation for display