As we approach Camas Glas, the well boat, Ronja Commander, was moving steadily up Loch Sunart towards the cages - she's seen here passing Carna. She was due alongside the pens at 2.00pm.
The captain of the Commander was kind enough to invite us onto the bridge. Olaf i Gardastovu comes from the Faroe Islands, has been at sea for twenty years, and has been working well boats in Scottish waters for over four years. He works six hours on and six off, and four weeks on and four weeks off. When asked whether the very poor winter weather had affected his ship's operations, he told us that only two sailings had been cancelled, one in October and one in December.
Freedom Foods label.
From left to right: assistant manager Calum MacPhail, John MacRae, Joe MacLeod, Jon Crosbie, manager Rosie Curtis, and Steve Canning.
Many thanks to Rosie and her team for their hospitality.