We’d had quite a smooth journey, and as I’d taken some sea sickness pills I wasn’t as sick as a dog as I’d been the previous day. Here is the Mighty Mariner, with George the stern auto-pilot.
At the beginning of the approach is this amazing headland, which I think looks a bit like Staffa.
Pepsand herself – she is a 28ft Colvic Countess.
Ballycastle has a very interesting history, having once been an industrial hot bed, with a coal mine, nowadays it’s principally a seaside resort.
The town’s industrial development was spearheaded by Colonel Hugh Boyd, in the middle of the 18th century.
As an ex (reformed, exorcised?) techie like me, I had to put up a a picture of the spot where the first Marconi radio test took place. From the spire of the local church…