Cowal Games update

The weather forecast (13.50 Saturday) has moderated to just 9 mph max during the day on Saturday, less than half of what the forecast was earlier today. That should remove the most serious risks but is still enough to make an unpleasant crossing for many people.

One thing that will be must absolutely clear after this weekend is all over. Any adverse outcomes from all this are the responsibility of Government-owned Argyll Ferries (CalMac) and the SNP government whose representative here is the Constituency MSP Mike Russell. There can be no excuses and expressions of "surprise" and "disappointment" and promises to learn and listen, they were warned

Updated 13.50 Saturday 27th August 2011