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Where should the North Boat dock?  

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  1. 1. Where should the North Boat dock?

    • Aberdeen
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    • Rosyth
      102
    • Peterhead
      11
    • Barbados
      125


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haha small world! aye it wasnt so nice! too think we sat in the harbour for a week and they decided we should go for a jolly 2day!!

 

thats life

 

hope cinema was good

 

Very small world.

 

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3058/3107745832_e8f4b14482.jpg

 

Took this photo on November 25th.

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If you want to guarantee a safe harbour for berthing the North boat what's wrong with Invergordon ?, only a short drive to Inverness which is easily the equal of Aberdeen for shopping , a shorter sea crossing and a never closed port . Train station is also there and the road to Glasgow is around 200 miles on a road as good as the one fae Aberdeen . I'd be happy to have a little bit more hassle for the guarantee of a passage . Even if they'd consider it as a back up port it has got to be better than being stuck outside/inside Aberdeen for a few days every month of winter.

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Sadly the A9 south from Inverness is not yet as good as the road south from Aberdeen and neither is the train service. Please note the "yet" as there are hopes that both will be improved and Northlink running to Invergordon would help add some urgency to those hopes.

 

I think Invergordon treated alone probably makes little sense but were flights to switch to Inverness and the health board to start sending patients there instead of Aberdeen then perhaps the whole package would benefit Shetland, Orkney and Inverness.

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Inverness which is easily the equal of Aberdeen for shopping ... and the road to Glasgow is around 200 miles on a road as good as the one fae Aberdeen .

 

Don't be daft. Population of Aberdeen is four times that of Inverness. Shops in consequence. As for the A9 - until the money is found to dual it throughout its length - which won't be soon - it will remain one of the most dangerous trunk roads in the country due to people being quite unable to remember whether they are on a dual carriageway or not.

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have too aggree although aberdeen has its faults for the whole population is the best comprimise,

i.e not everyone wants too just go shopping, not everyone has a car on boat

the onward connections at aberdeen are the best of anywhere u can fly aberdeen too amsterdam every day with ease therfore worldwide connections there, trains to all the way too england and all over scotland,

 

inverness to glasgow going along the west coast is an awful road (nice views etc but to communte its awful!)

 

what should be done is pressure appied to aberdeen harbour too spend some money improving the access too the port! best thing at aberdeen is you can walk too all amenities from boat.

 

just my 2 pennith!

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Rosyth.

 

Don't see why not...

 

Rosyth-Zeebrugge ferry service to resume

 

Published Date: 18 December 2008

SCOTLAND'S only ferry link to the continent will resume in May next year, it was announced today.

Ship operator Norfolkline took on the Rosyth to Zeebrugge service after it was ditched by Superfast earlier this year.

 

A booking service has now been set up and the ferry is due to sail three times a week each way from May 18.

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