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Circumnavigations: Isle of Jura

The circumnavigation of Jura is a challenging classic. Distance alone makes it quite a single day undertaking. Tidal flows vary throughout the route, and while there are sheltered stretches there is extensive exposure too. Throw in the unpredictable Sound of Jura and of course, the Gulf of Corryvreckan, and you've got the ingredients for quite a day out.
Norbert Ziobr sets the standard for this demanding paddle.





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Jura

Route Distance: ~56 nm / 104 km
Prevailing direction: CW

Solo


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Posn.K1WCatPaddlerElapsedDateBoatVerifiedNoteLink1Dir
1K1MJohn Willacy09:55:4025-Mar-17Rockpool TaranYesArticleCW
2K1MNorbert Ziober14:52:0017-Mar-16Rockpool TaranYesCW
3K1MNorbert Ziober15:57:0009-Jul-15Tiderace Pace 17 TourYesCW
4K1MRichard Astridge4 days14-Sep-21Tiderace ExtraYesCW

4 solo paddlers.
CW = clockwise, CCW = counter-clockwise


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Richard Astridge : (14-Sep-21)
Richard completes a multi-day lap of Jura, starting out from Carsaig on the mainland - total elapsed time: 75:53:28



Jura
4 completions -- 4 solo + 0 team + 0 escorted
4 paddlers in total (4 solo / 0 team / 0 escorted

Route Distance: ~56 nm / 104 km
Prevailing direction: CW
Recorded Start Points: