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Winter home for Red Moon Posted 28 October 2017

Red Moon arrived back in Greenock today and is now settled in James Watt Dock Marina for the winter. We hope this will be a short winter - Easter is early next year and we hope to be cruising again by then!

End of season images Posted 26 September 2017

Red Moon and her crew are nearing the end of a busy and happy first full season here in Skye & Lochalsh. We have a couple more cruises to run in October and then we will be heading south for the winter…Take a look at what we have been up to this summer in our Facebook posts and Blog - all accessible through the website.

'Home' on the pontoons at Kyle Posted 12 May 2017

Red Moon is back in her summer berth at the Kyle of Lochalsh after two great cruises out of Oban and two out of Greenock. We are looking forward to welcoming our first 'Skye guests' of 2017 shortly. Here, Red Moon was 'droned' by the pontoon-master and we have some fab aerial shots - see our Blog and Facebook page for more soon...

En route to Skye... Posted 20 April 2017

Red Moon is currently in Oban getting ready for a couple of cruises to Islay and around Mull. We had a fun trip through the Crinan canal on the way up after completing our first trip of the season with a cruise through the Kyles of Bute to Arran and its lovely distillery.

New season approaching... Posted 1 February 2017

After a settled winter in Greenock we are gearing up for our second season. The bookings are coming in and we look forward to welcoming our first guests in early April. We have added an 'Availability' page to our website to help you plan your cruise with us and we have a fabulous offer for the school summer holiday period - see our 'Cruise Offers' page and book soon as this expires in April!

Red Moon Winter Posted 15 October 2016

Red Moon Cruises is now in her winter berth - this year we are staying close to Glasgow on the Clyde at James Watt Dock Marina. This means we can still be available for short river trips or even as an alternative to land based B&B - please get in touch if you are interested. Here is Red Moon on her voyage south in the Crinan canal.

Autumn cruises - special offer for September & October Scottish cruises Posted 15 August 2016

Come and see Scotland in her finest colours. Already the hills are showing muted heather and bracken colours, which delineate the magnificent hillsides around the lochs. This time of year often brings a spell of settled, favourable weather in which to enjoy the spectacular scenery from Red Moon's wheelhouse and cosy saloon. Call us to book your Autumn cruise with our special 10% discount.

Skye short cruises for Summer Posted 25 July 2016

Red Moon Cruises are delighted to be offering special short cruises from the Kyle of Lochalsh this summer. Join us for a luxury lunch or dinner cruise, or treat yourself to ' a night at anchor'. See our prices page for further details.

Red Moon reaches Skye Posted 13 June 2016

Red Moon Cruises are now operating from the Kyle of Lochalsh. Scott and Mary and MSV Red Moon are settled into their new home within sight of the Skye Bridge. We look forward to welcoming guests onboard to come and explore the fantastic scenery of Skye, the Small Isles and the Scottish West Coast and enjoy the tastes of Skye in Mary's fine food!
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postWe thought this was the last of the snow...until today! Red Moon with icing on top!
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Mary checks our liferaft during its service at our local Ocean Safety open day last weekend...February is very much annual safety check month for Red Moon...gearing up for summer!
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Our own frosty full moon over Glasgow.....
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It just needs a little blusher for tomorrow night’s super moon - it’s a blue- blood moon but we like to think of it as a .....fabulous Red Moon !
Thanks to Glyn for this great picture !
ps tomorrow’s ...
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postWintery scenes on the Clyde...
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postRed Moon gets a trip to the big city.....visits to the Riverside Tallship Museum and Kelvingrove Museum to see some Rennie Mackintosh exhibits🧐
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postLovely snowy walking....with some of the Crinan Canal Crew!
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postWinter wildlife in Greenock hills .... we think it’s one of a pair of kestrels.....and we know these are, weirdly, - a pair of donkeys...! Also seen: two hungry foxes, plenty sheep, a friendly robin & a stonechat☺️
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Mirror image? Messing around with our new camera...all ready to get some fantastic wildlife shots this season. Can’t wait....
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Happy Christmas one and all! Best wishes for a fabulous and peaceful New Year and we hope to see you on Red Moon!
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Mary gets creative with the local foliage for a natural centrepiece for our Christmas table....!
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All ready to pipe in the haggis....
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postFabulous stunning,sunny, frosty day ... for a walk! Near Kilmalcolm, near us.
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Unashamedly getting in the spirit...hmm must get some more Arran Gold...yum!
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Yay! Red Moon gets all Christmassy!!
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postHappy Birthday yesterday to skipper Scott - a night out in the big city!
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Anyone watching Coastal Railway journeys with Julie Walters? Fab views and stories of Skye, the Kyle Line and ... the Highland Coos in Duirnish!
We miss it.....
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postA lovely day for a Sunday morning stroll in the hills above Greenock where Red Moon and her crew are seeing out the winter...
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Photos from Red Moon Cruises's postThe saga of Paddy the roving red setter continues.... thank you very much Paddy and your humans for the lovely gift which we shall very much enjoy sampling! Fab glasses for those of our gin- loving guests to enjoy too!
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Fabulous sky first thing this morning ... but a wee bit chilly!!