Today, after almost 5 hours on the water, I am very proud to say that according to all of my research, I have just become the first registered blind person to SUP the full length of Loch Tay. The official length of Loch Tay is 23.42km, but that is in a straight line down the middle of the loch. I can assure you I did not paddle down the middle. Not only did I do the first blind paddle, but I did it without a guide. For ALL of my previous BIG adventures, e.g. sea kayaking in the Hebs, swimming the Corryvreckan, aquaseiling the UK’s highest waterfall, canyoning down Sa Fosca, etc, etc, I have had at least one guide. But not on Loch Tay. I said goodbye to Rhona at Kilin, and then passed her on a beach about 4km from the end at Kenmore. With cross winds, and a few close calls, it was a tough but amazing trip.
A full write up with video will hopefully go online at the weekend, when I will be taking on my next SUP challenge!