Demolition of the old leg is complete and the form and scale of the replacement can now be seen 15 April 2009.
Yacht Hoo Ha lived up to her name when she decided to ignore the lights at Ardrossan Harbour 16 April 2009. She also ignored repeated radio calls from Ardrossan Harbour Control and NINE blasts from the departing Caledonian Isles!
Caledonian Macbrayne's Caledonian Isles lying at the "Irish berth", Ardrossan, due to the brisk North Easterly 16 April 2009.
Caledonian Macbrayne's Cumbrae ferries Loch Shira and Loch Riddon went to continuous running in the evening to ensure that the weekenders got home 13 April 2009.
Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Riddon resolves the issue of the lack of berthing during the reconstruction of Largs Pier 13 April 2009. In true "Loch" fashion, she just lies in the bay! On Sunday she dropped the hook (the first I think for Many Years), not quite where her forebears Coruisk and Largs lay, but they had a barrel!
Caledonian Macbrayne's Loch Riddon passes Brunhilde Salamon en route to Largs from her overnight berth at Fairlie Quay 12 April 2009.
The Good Friday (10 April 2009) rush created a huge volume of traffic heading west for Western ferries. The service coped admirably with all linkspans in use.
Sound of Shuna and Sound of Scarba at McInroy's Point.
Sound of Scalpay and Sound of Scarba unloading at Hunters Quay.
All lanes full and traffic standing on the main road!