Clyde Marine Services’ passenger tender Rover will sail north from Greenock, via the scenic Crinan Canal, to the Lochaber area at the end of April 2011 on a four-day Highland Tour.The 1964-built vessel will transit the Crinan Canal and sail to areas and call at piers that have not seen calls by a passenger vessel for many years. The schedule over the four days will see Rover sailing on Lochs Creran, Leven, Eil, Linnhe and Loch a Choire, with calls at Barcaldine, Ardgour, Corpach and Fort William. The excursion on 30 April will allow passengers to sail under the Ballachulish Bridge to Kinlochleven. See www.clydecruises.com for more.
SCOTTISH TRIPPING: Rover via the Crinan Canal