Eilean Traighte Project

Craignish Boat Club has been granted planning permission for a new home on Eilean Traighte (Causeway Island). Approved planning drawings can be found at the foot of this page. The club has also successfully secured grant assistance for the project from sportscotland, the Argyll and the Islands LEADER Programme 2007-2013 and The Crown Estate. This page details the latest developments but if you have any questions or concerns, please contact the club

Eilean Traighte announcements

  • Latest information on the Eilean Traighte project.
  • How is the club funding the project? The total project cost is estimated at £128,916 and we have successfully secured grant assistance from sportscotland (£61,500), the Argyll and the Islands LEADER Programme 2007-2013 ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2012, 14:14 by Laura Neville
  • What changes will we see on the island? In order to operate from Eilean Traighte a number of changes will be necessary. The causeway will need to be upgraded to a height which prevents submersion at high water ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2012, 14:09 by Laura Neville
  • Why is the club moving? The club’s 15 year lease on the Craignish Lagoon site expired in the autumn of 2008. The club has managed to keep running cadets sailing and kayaking during this ...
    Posted 6 Oct 2012, 14:05 by Laura Neville
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Donate to this project

A total of £17,507 has so far been raised by the club through fundraising and the generosity of members and the community. In order to reach our required contribution to the grants, we need to raise a further £5,314. The club will continue to fund raise in a variety of ways in the coming months to meet this .. details can be found on this page. We would be delighted to receive your donation here for any of these fundraising activities. Please visit our Just Giving page. Thank you!

Cadet Fundraising!

  • Cadets Wahey! First Monday of cadet racing with 6 boats joining in. Some of our old hands (Kizzy, Tom and Eoghan) were joined on Monday by some new faces (Orin, Thom and Johnnie). There was some very close racing all through the session. There was an upset in the second race with Orin winning the race on handicap and also managing to bring his Topper home ahead of the Lasers on the water! Fantastic photos taken by Simon Pledger. Looking forward to next week where there should be even more on the racecourse.Guy 6th May 2013
    Posted 8 May 2013, 16:15 by Laura Neville
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Laura Neville,
6 Oct 2012, 14:29