The design challenge was to fashion a vessel that could transit the intricate waters of the Caledonian Canal as well as the sheltered waters around Scotland’s hauntingly beautiful fretted west coast. The result of these endeavours being the splendid, not to say unique, ‘MV Lord of the Glens’ - and if its elegant appeal calls to mind that of a luxury yacht, this is no accident since the ‘Royal Yacht Britannia’ was very much in mind when it came to deciding the exterior livery with its ‘Mauritius’ deep blue hull, complemented by an all-around band and resplendent eagle motifs all in gold, together with a brilliant white superstructure.
HOW IT ALL STARTED
“ The book (RETURN TICKET HOME) is a treasure. It offers delightful memories at every turn of the page. I especially like the chapters about being a Barnardo’s Boy and about the buccaneering days in the travel industry.” Martin Bell OBE journalist and broadcaster.