It is odd how often paddled routes can seem so unfamilar in the fog. You can be fooled into thinking you know what is coming next and then all of a sudden the mist clears momentarily to reveal....
...that you were mistaken.
As we made our way up from St Mary's back to Scapa we occasionally glimpsed the sun.
This was the inaugural trip of the new member of our Rockpool family, the Menai 18, at the end of June.
I very quickly realised that there was no point in trying to catch up. It is too fast; so here is a rare momentary pause, set up for the camera.
The owner of the brand new boat appears pleased.
I think he already planning a trip to ...Skye?